What are the best fiction books with horses?

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    #1Black Beauty

    Black Beauty
    Black Beauty is a classic children's novel by Anna Sewell that tells the story of a horse named Black Beauty as he lives his life first in happiness in the care of a loving owner, to more unfortunate circumstances as a working horse.
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    Ralph Munoz
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "I never had the chance to read this book growing up but it is one of my wife's favorites. I finally decided to give it a shot and I am so glad I did. I had some much fun and excitement reading through this and felt a wave of emotions run over me when I finished. "
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    #2The Horse and His Boy (Chronicles of Narnia)

    The Horse and His Boy (Chronicles of Narnia)

    The Horse and His Boy is the third book in the series Chronicles of Narnia. The novel revolves around two boys and two talking horses in their journey to the magical world of Narnia. 

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    Dennis Stephens
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "I really enjoyed listening to this audio book. The englishman is outstanding. And this is a fascinating story."
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    #3The Black Stallion

    The Black Stallion

    The Black Stallion is a children's book written by Walter Farley, first published in 1941. It is the first book in The Black Stallion series, and it tells the story of a boy named Alec Ramsey and his adventures with a stallion named Black.

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    Jacqueline Lawson
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "The Black Stallion is a classic book that I first read many years ago. I recently purchased the book for my 10 year old niece and she loves it. She has already told me she would like to have more of the books in the series so this was a definate hit."
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    #4Thunderhead (Flicka Series)

    Thunderhead (Flicka Series)

    Thunderhead is a novel for children by Mary O'Hara. It is the second book in the Flicka series, and it tells the story of Ken and his horse, Thunderhead, as the two of them struggle through the challenges of growing up.

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    Charles Wells
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "This is a great book about horses...but it is a children's book. If you are looking for something for kids then stop here but otherwise you made to look further."
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    #5Remember My Beauties

    Remember My Beauties
    Remember My Beauties is a novel by Lynne Hugo that tells the story of a family of horse breeders in Kentucky from multiple points of views. The family struggles not to split apart amidst sickness, drug abuse, and divisive relationships.
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    Richard Collins
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "Remember My Beauties is a life lesson story about a family living on a horse farm in Kentucky. The story outlines the heartbreak of a fictional family, how they cope and pick themselves up from their troubles. A heartwarming story that is easy to get into."
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    #6The Horse Whisperer

    The Horse Whisperer
    The Horse Whisperer is a novel by Nicholas Evans. It tells the story of a girl who got into an accident while riding on horseback. Only Tom Booker, the legendary horse whisperer, can help heal both of them from the trauma.
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    Willie Young
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "I saw the movie when it first came out. Actually, I saw the movie a few times. I loved it! So when my book club decided they were going to read the book, I was disappointed having already seen the movie. But it’s true what they say. Movies can’t do a good book justice. Even really good movies. What I’m trying to say is I love the book even more."
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    #7The Horse Dancer

    The Horse Dancer

    The Horse Dancer is a novel by acclaimed author Jojo Moyes. It tells the story of fourteen-year-old Sarah, who gets a horse named Boo from her grandfather. She trains with Boo for dressage with the help of Natasha, a lawyer.

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    Carol Ferguson
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "Stories about horses are compelling for those who grew up with them. The horse dancer is such an example."
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    #8Riding Lessons

    Riding Lessons

    Riding Lessons is a book by Sara Gruen that tells the story of the Annemarie, a former world-class equestrian who has a broken past. She will reunite with the man she loved as a child and things will change.

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    Jeffrey Cook
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "While the idea is appealing, the theme needs more input. Consider the former world-class equestrian aspect a little bit more and revolve the concept around it. The broken past just doesn't seem as relevant here and sounds a bit odd.. "
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    #9Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

    Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

    Girl Who Loved Wild Horses is a picture book authored and illustrated by Paul Goble. This book is a revised edition published by Atheneum on February 1, 2001. It was originally published in 1993.

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    Jacob Daniels
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "the girl who loved wild horses is a great book and I'm glad i read it."
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    #10Justin Morgan Had a Horse

    Justin Morgan Had a Horse
    Justin Morgan Had a Horse is a historical fiction novel written by Marguerite Henry and illustration made by Wesley Dennis which follows Justin Morgan taking home a two-year-old colt named Little Bub. 
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    Amanda Harper
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "A cute little horse story. It is of course a fiction but it is super entertaining. The pictures are just great, it pulls everything together so nicely. "
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    #11My Friend Flicka

    My Friend Flicka

    My Friend Flicka is a young adult novel by Mary O'Hara. Originally published in 1941, it is the first book in the Flicka trilogy. Set in Wyoming, it tells the story of Ken McLaughlin and his horse Flicka.

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    Scott Hayes
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "This is an excellent book. The story is very inviting and makes you want to keep reading more. It has a little bit of everything that will make you happy and sad. Everything comes together when it needs too."
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    #12Full Mortality

    Full Mortality

    Full Mortality is a suspense-mystery fiction novel written by Sasscer Hill. This is the first book in the Nikki Latrelle Racing Mystery series, and it was originally published in 2010. It narrates the first experience of Nikki in a stake race.

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    James Berry
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "This book is a great thrill ride. I was looking for just a fun book to sit down with last Summer, something that would take me on an adventure and this one hit the spot. I grew up racing so this is kind of my jam, I can very easily imagine the race and what the characters feel since I went through it myself, but even if you don't have a background like me this is still a fun read I'm sure."

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Best What are the best fiction books with horses
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Black BeautyBooks 39 Paid
2The Horse and His Boy (Chronicles of Narnia)Books 35 Paid
3The Black StallionBooks 34 Paid
4Thunderhead (Flicka Series)Books 31 Paid
5Remember My BeautiesBooks 30 Paid
6The Horse WhispererBooks 29 Paid
7The Horse DancerBooks 27 Paid
8Riding LessonsBooks 25 Paid
9Girl Who Loved Wild HorsesBooks 24 Paid
10Justin Morgan Had a HorseBooks 18 Paid
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