❃ Dark Witch, by Nora Roberts
Iona Sheehan travels to Ireland
to discover her family’s ancestral
roots while working with horses
and falling in love with the resident
cowboy. Before she can make a
home for herself, however, she must
defeat an ancient evil associated
with her family tree.
❃ Horse Heaven, by Jane Smiley
Horse racing is a sport filled with
the highest of highs and the lowest
of lows. Following two years on the
racing circuit, this novel features all
the key people on the track: trainers, jocks, breeders and track wives.
❃ The Horse: The Epic History of our Noble Companion, by Wendy Williams
A natural history of our beloved equine, this easy-to-read tour explores
the horse/human bond and attempts to explain our long-lasting love affair
❃ Seabiscuit: An American Legend, by Laura Hillenbrand
Seabiscuit is an amazing tale of overcoming stereotypes and the meteoric rise
of a horse who the entire world could relate to during the Great Depression: one
that is hard-knocking, hard-working and most deserving of success.
❃ The Eighty Dollar Champion, by Elizabeth Letts
❃ Horse Sense for People, by Monty Roberts
The stuff legends are made of, Snowman was bound for slaughter before being
bought by Harry de Leyer, an immigrant horse trainer. Against extraordinary
odds, the unlikely duo rose to fame competing against the best horses in the
showjumping world—and winning.
Author Monty Roberts explains to readers how to use his “join up” technique
to strengthen the horse/human bond. Monty’s technique is rooted in the belief
that gentleness and trust allow horse and rider to better read one another.
❃ Horse People, by Michael Korda
Author Michael Korda explores the love affair between people and horses. The
book is filled with observations from all manner of people whose lives revolve
around the horse.
SARAH COLEMAN has been a part of the same book club for the last 11 years. She considers
the horsewomen in it to be among her best friends.
New Releases to Pick Up Now
❃ UNRELENTING, BY GEORGE H. MORRIS
Iconic horseman George Morris holds nothing back in his autobiography. Morris’s singular
perspective gives readers a look into the glamour of the late 20th century horse show world
and the rise of American show jumping on the global stage. Stories about his personal rela-
tionships, triumphs and misadventures show how he was shaped into the legend he is today.
❃ DRESSAGE HORSE MANIFESTO, BY YVONNE BARTEAU
Barteau has used her knowledge, decades of experience, and success in and out of the
dressage ring to help put to paper what 10 different dressage horses would say to you about
horse training if they could.
friends can each think
of one additional
person, you’ll have a
in no time.