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Book Review: Mustang – From Wild Horse to Riding Horse by Vivian Gabor

Book Review: Mustang – From Wild Horse to Riding Horse by Vivian Gabor Reviewed by Lisa Graham-Peterson For many equine enthusiasts, the iconic image of the US West isn’t a chap in chaps on a dusty town road. It’s a herd of wild mustangs kicking up dust as they fill the horizon with magic. Nothing…

Book Review: Desert Rose, an Arabian Horse Novel

Book Review: Desert Rose, an Arabian Horse Novel By co-authors Victoria Hardesty and Nancy Perez Review by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne Esteban Garcia owned a sprawling estate in Apple Valley, California. The home was lovely, with Spanish style architecture, gardens, a caretaker’s cottage, and a barn with five horses. Desert Rose was one of those. She was…

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Book Review: The Mountain Lion of Crab Lake (Crab Lake Tales)

Book Review: The Mountain Lion of Crab Lake (Crab Lake Tales) Written by David Mulford Review by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne I’ve read other books by David Mulford in his Crab Lake Tales series and the Mountain Lion of Crab Lake did not disappoint. In this delightful tale, the adorable Pudgey Bear was petrified when he heard…

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Book Review: The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse by Charlie Mackesy

Book Review: The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse by Charlie Mackesy Reviewed by Lisa Graham-Peterson Children have very big questions – about the universe, about feelings, about things seen and unseen. Grown-ups answer with facts, seizing every chance for a “teaching moment” but not realizing they’re really not answering at all. Children…

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Book review: Desperado: an Arabian Horse Novel

Book Review: Desperado: an Arabian Horse Novel (Wonder Horse Series, Book 3) Written by Victoria Hardesty and Nancy Perez Reviewed by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne Desperado: an Arabian Horse Novel is another riveting story by talented co-authors, Victoria Hardesty and Nancy Perez; the third in their Wonder Horse series. In this fascinating saga, you’ll meet a beautiful Arabian…

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Book Review of La Duquesa: an Arabian Horse Novel

Book Review of La Duquesa: an Arabian Horse Novel (Wonder Horse Series, Book 2) Written by Victoria Hardesty and Nancy Perez Reviewed by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne La Duquesa is a fascinating novel about a gorgeous Arabian horse searching for the perfect person with whom to share her life. At first, the beautiful young horse was blessed…

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Badgers, rabbits, and chickens. Oh, my.

Badgers, rabbits, and chickens. Oh, my. Greetings from the farm. I decided to add this On the Farm section to the blog because we all do other things in our lives in addition to traveling to horse shows, especially since the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown began through the United States in March 2020. Happy Summer Here…

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Book Review: “Prince Ali: An Arabian Horse Novel” (Wonder Horse series)

Book Review: “Prince Ali: An Arabian Horse Novel” (Wonder Horse series) By Victoria Hardesty & Nancy Perez Reviewed by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne Do you love beautiful, majestic, horses? If so, Prince Ali: An Arabian Horse Novel is essential for your library. A stunning Arabian stallion named Prince Ali is the esteemed star of this captivating tale.…

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Book Review: Through the Eyes of the Horse by Carlos Tabernaberri

Book review: Through the Eyes of the Horse by Carlos Tabernaberri Reviewed by Lisa Graham Peterson Humans and horses have built an incontrovertible bond over some 6,000 years now. Those who prefer paddocks over patios don’t look to explain this connection, although 105 million search results for the phrase suggests otherwise. Paddock people like me…

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Children’s Book Review: “Jeannie’s Crab Lake Winter Tales”

“Jeannie’s Crab Lake Winter Tales” By David Mulford. Illustrated by Christine Cathers Donohue Jeannie’s Crab Lake Winter Tales is a magical, mesmerizing story not to be missed by children and their families. They will eagerly turn the pages, anxious to learn what happens next. In this series of incredible short stories, you will love meeting…