Believing in Horses
Believing in Horses
Believing in Horses
After her family moves to Maryland and her dad deploys to Afghanistan, Sadie gets a new young horse named Lucky who proves to be a handful—but all of that is just the beginning of the trouble in this young adult novel. Together, Sadie and Lucky encounter horse thieves, Maryland storms, and unwanted horses destined for auction and uncertain futures. Sadie makes it her personal mission to save these animals, meeting fellow people dedicated to rescuing horses along the way, while learning that others are driven only by greed.

Book Details


  • Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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This book is about a girl who moves to Maryland because of her father’s transfer.  Her father works in the army.  They move only to find that their father has been transferred again, only this time to Afghanistan.  Her parents promised her that after the move to Maryland, she can get a horse.  She decides to try to get her horse and learn to ride before her father leaves.  As her horse search gets bigger and more frantic, she wonders if she can reach her goal or if she is not good enough to get the right horse soon enough.

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