Horse Books for Children
When Mandy helps her father deliver twin foals at Drysdale Farm, she feels a special connection to them. Mandy then recruits workers to help Nick finish the improvements at Drysdale Farm to prevent it from being sold.
Paul and Maureen live with their grandparents on the Chesapeake island of Chincoteague. On the nearby island of Assateague lives a band of wild ponies, whose ancestors came to the New World on Spanish galleons centuries before.
Unhappy about his parents' split-up and his move with his mother to Grandpa's farm, eleven-year-old Luke found comfort in riding and caring for the horse named Beauty. She was an old horse, but she could still run like a champ. Granpa warned him to be careful with Beauty, but Luke didn't listen.
Horses have been part of recorded history for 30,000 years but have been domesticated for only the last 6,000 years. Since then, people have learned many facts about these animals that have become such good friends to mankind.