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One of the most popular forms of entertainment for horse lovers is horse books, which have delighted horse lovers, young and old, for generations. With everything from Black Beauty to the Black Stallion to Misty of Chincoteague and National Velvet, the classics bring back memories for many adult horse lovers. However, there are a whole host of modern-day horse books to delight readers of various genres, including romance, mystery, drama, adventure, informational non-fiction options, etc. Learn more about the various options for horse people, check out recommendations for winter reading options, learn about the authors who write for readers, check out excerpts, and more.

Meet Horse Fiction Writer Catherine Hapka

Horse fiction writer and lifelong horse lover Catherine Hapka has written many books including for the Horse Diaries and Pony…

3 weeks ago

Equestrian Influencer: Horse Book Illustrator Jean Abernethy

It started with horse book illustrator, Jean Abernethy in the year 2000. A bay horse with a blaze started life…

4 weeks ago

Winter Reading List

Single-digit temperatures. Water trough skating rinks. Ice crystal whiskers. When a riding day becomes a reading day this winter, brew…

9 months ago

Virtual Bookstore Launches for Horse Lovers

To highlight the community of equine authors and reach readers who love horses, the Bookstore for Horse Lovers has been…

9 months ago

25 Best Horse Books for Kids

We've rounded up the best books for horse-crazy kids. Here's our list of horse fiction favorites. Classics 1. Black Beauty…

10 months ago

New York Times Writer Sarah Maslin Nir Shares What It Means to be Horse Crazy in New Book

New York Times reporter and Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Maslin Nir delivers a powerfully written blend of memoir and journalistic…

12 months ago

Equestrian Author and Blogger Susan Friedland Releases Book Strands of Hope: How to Grieve the Loss of a Horse

Equestrian author and blogger Susan Friedland, the creator of the award-winning website Saddle Seeks Horse, has released her second book…

12 months ago

Getting Started Right: Retraining the Thoroughbred from Racehorse to Riding Horse

  When retraining a racehorse, for the early days of training an off-track Thoroughbred (OTTB) under saddle, choose mild days…

1 year ago

Equus Film and Arts Fest Presents Endless Stories

The EQUUS Film and Arts Fest was held December 5-8, 2019, at the Kentucky Horse Park (KHP) in Lexington, Ky.…

1 year ago