With Planet Earth home to such a vast range of cultures and societies, you will find that an opinion that changes depending on where you go is that of horses. More specifically whether people like, own or appreciate horses, horse care or horse riding. However something that transcends this location barrier is horse books. People across the world love reading and horse books are a quickly emerging genre of novel. So if you’re still interested then here are our top 10 books about horses!
The Black Stallion – Walter Farley
This book is very impressionable. Truth be told, it’s the Lassie of horse stories.
Black Beauty – Anna Sewell
Bring out the Kleenex’s because you are going to bawl your eyes out over this one. If you’ve seen them movie then you know what I’m talking about. After reading this you’re sure to have a new found love for your own horse.
War Horse – Michael Morpurgo
Quite possibly by favourite horse book of all time, Morpurgo is a genius when it comes to novels. From thevery first page this book is gripping and absolutely captivating.
Dora At Follyfoot – Monica Dickens
This is a series book as well. Dickens has a unique writing style where she is able to describe setting and character effortlessly. The story itself is beautiful – a farm is trying to stop the mistreatment of animals – and relevant to today’s society.
Flambards – K M Peyton
This is an easy to read book that will make you cry your eyes out! Have some tissues at the ready!
The Magic Pony – Patricia Leitch
The last of our horse books is “The Magic Pony” by P Leitch. A wonderful story displaying how a heroine can be opinionated, incorrect and identifiable. The protagonists mare is depicted as being especially beautiful, so it’s only natural to want it for yourself! An emotional book and a great read.