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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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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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Book review: “Charlie the Horse” by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne

Book review: “Charlie the Horse” by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne A life-lesson book for young horse lovers Reviewed by Lisa Graham Peterson “Hmm, I might like running,” thinks Charlie. The newborn foal, looking every bit like his grand champion father with white stockings and crooked blaze, finds everything about his Kentucky home a curious, new adventure. He…

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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…

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Book Reviews Needed

Hi. It’s Janet. Do you love to read books about horses and their lives with humans? Do you like to tell your friends, family, and social media buddies about what you’re reading? I’m searching for people to read horse-themed books – both nonfiction or fiction – and write book reviews for this blog. Arabian Horse…

BOOK REVIEW: Arabian Horses At Play I Could Watch Them Every Day

BOOK REVIEW: “Arabian Horses At Play I Could Watch Them Every Day,” by Michelle Laucke Review by Janet de Acevedo Macdonald, Arabian Horse Travel This is the sweetest children’s book! Arabian Horses At Play, I Could Watch Them Every Day is a fun read for any horse lover. For readers not familiar with lingo commonly…

Book review: Barefoot Pastures – Book Two by Lili Mahoney

This is a book review of Lili Mahoney’s Barefoot Pastures, book 2. Lili Mahony lives in a rural area of Texas Hill Country, where her husband, three kiddos, dogs, and miscellaneous other critters. Once again, Lili has put the emotions and attitudes of a teenager into a well written and captivating story. Both Barefoot Pastures books…

Memoir: A Riding Life: Memories, Dreams, Art and Love by Shelley Groom Trevor

A Riding Life: Memories, Dreams, Art, and Love — A New Memoir by Shelley Groom  (coauthored by Tobi Lopez Taylor) by Tobi Lopez Taylor | Aug 2, 2019 Shelley Groom Trevor, a lifelong horsewoman, successfully showed Arabian horses throughout the U.S. and in Canada for her grandfather Ed Tweed’s Brusally Ranch in Scottsdale, Ariz. Shelley is known today…

Orzel: Scottsdale’s Legendary Arabian Stallion

“Orzel: Scottsdale’s Legendary Arabian Stallion” by Tobi Lopez Taylor In 1967, Scottsdale’s longtime Arabian horse breeder Ed Tweed embarked on a mission to race the horses he bred. He imported a chestnut Arabian stallion from Poland named Orzel, or “Eagle” in English, that flew past competitors to become the first U.S. National Racing Champion. Among…