Picture Books ~ Horses
A pony tries to convince his cranky owner to take a ride into town. 2013.
Free As the Wind: Saving Horses of Sable Island
In this fictionalized account, school children across the country write to the Prime Minister to save the wild horses of Sable Island in the early 1960s. 2006.
Carter, Anne Laurel
Out of the Deeps
A child's first day in a coal mine working alongside his father is rescued by his father's pit pony, who at the end of the day is brought above ground for the first time. 2008.
Scamper and the Horse Show
Molly and her sister hope that their horse Scamper's costume will win a blue ribbon in the horse show, but some unexpected rainfall changes the situation. Includes information on horse shows. 2004.
Everything but the Horse: A Childhood Memory
When Holly's family moves from the city to a farm, she longs to get a horse for her birthday. Based on events in the author's childhood. 2010.
Longing to own a pony, a young girl finds that the one she draws seems to come alive and take her on a fantastic journey. 2008.
Running with the Horses
Inspired by the rescue of the Lipizzaner stallions from the Spanish Riding School in Vienna during the Second World War. 2011.
A Horse's Tale: A Colonial Williamsburg Adventure
JUV ME COLL 398.8.L961h
In Williamsburg, Virginia, in colonial days, Lancer the horse runs loose and behaves oddly while his owner and owner's friends try everything they can think of to help him feel better, until Margaret the Milliner realizes that Lancer needs a friend, too. 2008.
McCully, Emily Arnold
Young Oney Judge risks everything to escape a life of slavery in the household of George and Martha Washington and to make her own way as a free black woman. 2007.
McGeorge, Constance W.
When his owner falls asleep, Chestnut the horse makes sure that the deliveries for Jenny's birthday party arrive on time. 2004.
Same Old Horse
Hankie always does the same things at the same time. He even sneezes on schedule. The other horses tease him. What a bore! Hankie's determined to prove that he can be unpredictable if he wants to -- but can he? Or will he just end up being the same old Hankie? Horses, humor, and a great big sneeze all combine to explain how to look at past events and make predictions about the future, an important element of logical thinking. 2005.
Ransom, Candice F.
JUV ME COLL 398.8.R1744p
Rhyming text describes the origins of Chincoteague ponies and how they were rounded up and sold for the first time to pay for a new fire engine. Includes facts about the ponies, their home on Assateague island, and their relationship with the people of Chincoteague island. 2009.
Are You a Horse?
When Roy gets a saddle for his birthday, he goes in search of a horse. 2009.
Wilbur, Helen L.
Finnegan and Fox: The Ten-Foot Cop
When a child goes missing in New York City's Times Square, Finnegan the police horse leads his partner, Fox, to the rescue. 2013.