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Fiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 224
Themes: horses, friendship, show jumping, equestrian, women's history, horse training
Publisher: Sono Nis Press
Pub Date: 01/Feb/2015
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Faye finds an old diary at a tack sale and becomes absorbed in the life of Mary Inglis and her mount, Colleen, as they train and ride as show jumpers. It’s a wonderful distraction from Faye’s state of mind. She’s been taking some time off from jumping to recover from a fall. While her shoulder is getting better, her memories aren’t. Every time she recalls the fall, she panics.

In this fourth Hillcroft Farm novel, horsewoman and talented storyteller Julie White skillfully intertwines a tale from the early days of women in international competition with Faye’s journey back to the show ring after a nasty accident.

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