Book Reviews

I am possibly even more obsessed with reading than I am with horses. Here's a collection of books that I've read and reviewed.


Isaacson, Rupert. The Horse Boy: A Father's Quest to Heal His Son [review] [purchase]

Richards, Susan. Chosen By a Horse: How a Broken Horse Fixed a Broken Heart [review] [purchase]

Stillman, Deane. Mustang: The Saga of the Wild Horse in the American West. [review] [purchase]

Williams, Dorian. Great Riding Schools of the World. [review]


YA Fiction

Henry, Marguerite. Black Gold. [review] [purchase]

Movie Reviews

Like many a horse person, I'm a fairly obsessive and picky viewer of horse movies. I own many, and have watched many more over the years. Here's a collection of my reviews.

Buck (2011)
Documentary about natural horse trainer Buck Brannaman

Danny (1979)
Young girl rehabs a challenging horse to compete in the hunters.

Dark Victory (1939)
A New York socialite and horsewoman faces a fatal diagnosis.

Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Girl rehabs a racehorse and re-connects with her father and grandfather in the process.

The Horse Whisperer (1998)
Cowboy helps rehab a girl and her horse after a horrific accident.

International Velvet (1978)
Sequel to National Velvet; Sarah Brown rides the Pie's last foal to eventing glory.

The Long Shot (2004)
Single mother lands on her feet by working at a lesson barn and showing her horse in dressage.

Miracle of the White Stallions (1963)
Disney movie about saving the Spanish Riding School during World War II

Racing Stripes (2005)
A talking zebra trains to race against Thoroughbreds in the big race.

White Mane (1953)
Short French film about a boy who tames a wild Camargue stallion.

Product Reviews


Apparel & Gear

STABILicers Ice Cleats

SSG Fleecee Knit Winter Riding Fleece-Lined Gloves

Tack & Equipment

Bit of Britain's English Stitched Halter

Chain Shank

Cotton Lead Rope

Nunn Finer Soft Grip Reins

Oster Mane & Tail Brush

Health Care

Easy Boot Rx

Davis Soaking Boot

Sore No More Gelotion

White Lightning


Stanley 50 Gallon Tool Trunk

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