Farm Boy: the sequel to War Horse
by Michael Morpurgo
For years Joey was a war horse, pulling ambulance carts and artillery through the battlefields of World War I. Finally he returned to Albert and the farm. Now, decades later, Albert's son loves to tell his own grandson stories about the remarkable horse, including its feats in the war and of the time the family risked everything betting that Joey could win a daring race.
by Alison Hart
In Kentucky, during the Civil War, the twelve-year-old slave Gabriel, contends with a cruel new horse trainer and skirmishes with Confederate soldiers as he pursues his dream of becoming a jockey.
Harness Horses, Bucking Broncos & Pit Ponies: A History of Horse Breeds
by Jeff Crosby
The author-illustrator team of Jeff Crosby and Shelley Ann Jackson celebrates all kinds of horses in this beautifully illustrated, fact-filled book. From fast horses like the Barb, which traveled to Spain from Africa in the early eighth century to become a foundation for many Spanish and European breeds, to war horses like the Mongolian that gave their owners military advantage (today there are more horses in Mongolia than there are people), to the hard-working horses ranging from the tiny American Miniature to the giant Clydesdale, Harness Horses,
Meet Kaya: an American girl
by Janet Beeler Shaw
In 1764, when Kaya and her family reunite with other Nez Perce Indians to fish for the red salmon, she learns that bragging, even about her swift horse, can lead to trouble. Includes historical notes on the Nez Perce Indians.
by Chris Platt
Thirteen-year-old Callie is determined to save and raise a beautiful but sickly mustang foal after the filly is orphaned in a Nevada desert round-up
Paint the wind
by Pam Muñoz. Ryan
After her overprotective grandmother has a stroke, Maya, an orphan, leaves her extremely restricted life in California to stay with her mother's family on a remote Wyoming ranch, where she discovers a love of horses and encounters a wild mare that her mother once rode
by Nicholas Garlick
His mother left three years ago, so when twelve-year-old Flip's thieving father dies he goes to live with his stern and hostile uncle on the remote Dutch island of Mossum; there he works on the farm, dreams of his mother coming to get him, deals with the local bullies, and his only "friend' is a strange, mute girl whom he thinks of as the ghost girl--until he rescues a horse from the stormy sea and discovers a new purpose in caring for his charge.
The Black Stallion
by Walter Farley
Young Alec Ramsay, pulled to a deserted island by the wild black stallion he has freed during a shipwreck at sea, spends his days slowly building trust with "Black" while working to keep them both alive until they can be rescued.
by Jenny Oldfield
After moving from the city out to the horse ranch with her family, Kirstie Scott leads a pony trek through Miner's Ridge when a sudden storm causes a landslide. Trapped alone in Dead Man's Canyon with a herd of wild horses whose leader--a proud, black stallion--has been hurt by falling rocks, she must find a way out and help the injured stallion.