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REVIEW: Wind Rider by Susan Williams

Published by • Dec 12th, 2007 • Category: Books & Writing, Previews & Reviews

Author: Susan Williams Title: Wind Rider Category: Books Genre: Fiction It’s been on my to-do list (for what seems like eternity) to tell you about Wind Rider, a couldn’t-put-it-down book I read over the summer. This week we received an email from the author, Susan Williams. Here’s some of what she had to say: I […]

Seabiscuit: A Long Shot Becomes a Legend

Published by • Dec 1st, 2007 • Category: by Madelaina, Entertainment, Previews & Reviews

by Madelaina, age 12 After watching this heart-warming story of such a magnificent horse I decided to dedicate this blog to the movie, and ease off all those goosebumps on my arms! The film is based on the award-winning book by Laura Hillenbrand and tells the true story of Seabiscuit, a bay stallion sired by […]

Heartland on TV!

Published by • Nov 27th, 2007 • Category: Entertainment, Junior Blogger Archives, Previews & Reviews

by Cassie, age 11 A great horse series for any older horse girl, Heartland by Lauren Brooke has become one of my favourite horse series. Recently while surfing channels I made an awesome discovery — Heartland is going cable in Canada! Heartland is a horse sanctuary that Amy Flemming’s mom opened. After a tragic accident, […]

Review: Trail of Painted Ponies

Published by • Aug 16th, 2007 • Category: by Julia, Previews & Reviews

by Julia, age 13 The Trail of Painted Ponies is a set of life size horse statues designed by artists all over the United States. It started in Phoenix, Arizona as a museum exhibit but has grown much larger and now you can collect the figurines, which are much smaller. Each one is hand painted […]

PREVIEW: Sundancer by Shelley Peterson

Published by • Jul 27th, 2007 • Category: Books & Writing, Previews & Reviews

We recently had the pleasure of meeting Shelley Peterson, the Canadian author of four young adult horse novels — Dancer, Abby Malone, Stagestruck and her most recent title Sundancer (no relation to our Sun Dancer). Shelley will be here at Girls Horse Club for an INTERACTIVE VIEW starting Saturday August 18th through Friday August 24th. […]

Behind-the-Scenes: Women in American Horse Racing

Published by • Jul 6th, 2007 • Category: Entertainment, Previews & Reviews, Showing & Sport

At the end of May we previewed a new documentary titled Women in American Horse Racing that chronicles the history of women in this male-dominated sport and talks about their impact on the industry. We know you like to hear what inspires the work of other writers and artists, so we asked the creators, John […]

REVIEW: Howrse

Published by • Jun 5th, 2007 • Category: by Julia, Fun & Games, Previews & Reviews

Title: Howrse Publisher: Owlient Platform: Online (Windows or Macintosh PC) Game Category: Virtual Stable Reviewed by Julia, age 13 I think one of the best web sites for horse people is Howrse. Howrse is a stable simulation game where you breed, train, buy and sell your own horses or ponies as well as run your […]

REVIEW: Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

Published by • May 30th, 2007 • Category: Junior Blogger Archives, Previews & Reviews

Reviewed by Animalsrkool | I expect most of you horse gals have either read Black Beauty or seen the movie. It’s an amazing book, written by a woman who believed in what she was writing. The movie is quite different from the book, as is often the case…

PREVIEW: Women in American Horse Racing

Published by • May 27th, 2007 • Category: Entertainment, Previews & Reviews, Showing & Sport

The nice people at American Storyboard, the award-winning non-profit film company, sent us this info about their new production Women in American Horse Racing. We have not seen the DVD, but expect to do so next week and will share our impressions. Here’s the blurb: From jockeys to grooms, and from outriders to executives, Women […]

REVIEW: Mustang: Wild Spirit of the West

Published by • May 16th, 2007 • Category: Books & Writing, Junior Blogger Archives, Previews & Reviews

Reviewed by Pony Princess | I just finished reading a fascinating book. Marguerite Henry has written a story that kept me captivated until the end. Her book Mustang: Wild Spirit Of The West brings you on the adventure of Annie Bronn and her fight to save the Mustangs…