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show strides #1: school horses & show ponies

Co-authored with Rennie Dyball

Tally Hart loves riding in the lesson program at Quince Oaks. But when a new trainer arrives with his student, Mac, and her pony hunter, Joey, Tally will be introduced to a whole new world of horse shows. With the extra saddle time she earns working at Oaks, Tally takes advantage of every ride she gets, from school horses to show ponies.

Show Strides #2:

Confidence Comeback

Co-authored with Rennie Dyball

Tally Hart just went to her first A-rated show with her new trainer at her barn, Quince Oaks--and it was a competition that she'll never forget. But back at home, the working student and newly-minted catch rider faces and uncertain future. Will she get to keep riding sales ponies? Go back to lessons on the barn's school horses? Meanwhile, her good friend Mac Bennett is finding her own footing in the medium pony hunter division and working toward the biggest show goal either rider could imagine.


Show Strides #3:

moving up and moving on

Co-authored with Rennie Dyball

After a successful trip to Devon, the Field Ridge team returns home to Oaks for the summer, where life at the barn is as busy as ever. A jumper rider named Jacob and his horse Carlo begin trailering in for lessons with trainer Ryan, and the girls learn that being a boy in the sport has its own unique challenges. Tally and Goose are improving with each show, and Mac struggles with body confidence as they head toward their big summer finale, Pony Finals.


Show Strides #4:

testing friendships

Co-authored with Rennie Dyball

As an eventful summer draws to a close, the Oaks riders focus on their goals for the fall. Tally gets the ride on her first project horse, Mac looks to build on her success from Pony Finals, and newcomer Maggie joins Ryan’s Field Ridge team as she looks for a horse or pony of her own. But one moment of carelessness in the ring will change everything for all three girls.

note to the reader in geoff teall on riding hunters, jumpers and equitation: develop a winning style

Piper penned the Note to the Reader in the new edition of Geoff Teall on Riding Hunters, Jumpers and Equitation: Develop a Winning Style


What readers are saying about show strides

"Bought this book for my pony crazy 8 year old, she loved it so much she read it a second time waiting for books 2 and 3!!" - Jill Slye

"I purchased this book for my 12 yr old niece who is currently obsessed with anything and everything horses. Her mom sent me a text to let me know she wouldn't put the book down, was bringing it to school, and even to the barn to show her riding trainer. We got rave reviews from her and she asked when the next books will be released. Looking forward to sending her more as they become available. Thanks for supplying horse crazy kids a family friendly, horse-related book for youngsters to enjoy!" - Liz D. 

"I was that kid who grew up reading The Saddle Club and Thoroughbreds series, and even though I'm in my late 30s now I haven't outgrown the pull of a great story about horses. Not only have I loved reading this book, my horse-crazy niece and nephew have had me reading it to them over and over again. This is the series we horse people have been waiting for--it's real, relatable, and teaches all the values I want young riders and kids in general to grow up with. I can't wait for more from this series!" - Jess Clawson

"This is a great book for all ages. I read it to the kids I was babysitting for and they loved it! Little did I know I was going to love it just as much! Great book for kids whether it is at school, in the barn, or for fun!" - Kaitlyn Y. 

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