What are the best YA 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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    Zheng Xiong
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "Great book about horses that my daughter just loved"
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    #2The 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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    Jonathan Black
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "the black stallion is a great book"
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    #3My 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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    Samuel Hernandez
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "Loved listening to the audio review of this book. The paperback at 8.69 is a very good buy and a nice read to take to the pool. I like this one!"
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    #4The Scorpio Races

    The Scorpio Races
    The Scorpio Races is a novel by Maggie Stiefvater. It tells the story of the annual Scorpio Races between water horses. The reigning champion, Sean Kendrick, goes head to head with the first girl to ever join, Puck Connolly.
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    Christine Hopkins
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "A fun read. I was looking for a horse racing book but this fantasy story was good. I really enjoyed reading it. The world was interesting and the characters were entertaining. "
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    #5Billy And Blaze

    Billy And Blaze

    Billy And Blaze: A Boy And His Pony (Billy & Blaze) is a children's book featuring a horse written by C.W. Anderson. This tells the story of Billy who receives Blaze, a pony, as a gift. Published in 1992 by Aladdin.

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    William Ortiz
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "My four year old daughter recently discovered a love for horses. We went and bought this book as a way to bond and spend time together. I found myself becoming extremely engaged in this book and will remember it for years to come. "
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    #6Thunderhead (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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    Larry Fuller
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "My pre-teen just loves Thunderhead (Flicka Series). She carried this book with her everywhere she went for the couple weeks it took her to read the book. Now she demanding that I get her more books from the series. I just hope she doesn't start asking for a horse as well."
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    #7The 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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    Janet Sims
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "Narnia is a unique story. The horse and his boy is the third book in the installments."
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    #8The 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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    Cheryl Jensen
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "Young adult books are interesting by all means. The horse dancer interests people into horses."
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    #9Justin 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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    Phillip Lawson
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "The illustration effects are quite exquisite. The horses are brought to life through the key words. I'm not sure how the two-year-old fits in but not a bad title. "
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    #10Bits of Me

    Bits of Me

    Bits of Me is a romance book that features animals for new adults published in 2014 by Createspace Independed Publishing Platform. It follows the story of Melanie Wainright, a strong independent woman,.

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    Willie Williams
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "Set amid the horse show and racing scene of Kentucky, Bits of Me follows the story of Melanie Wainright, a smart, independent woman who leaves her advertising career in New York to escape a bad relationship. An ex-saddleseat rider with connections in Kentucky, she drops everything to embark on a new career as marketing director for a failing equestrian magazine. She's got no room for a man in her life until an encounter with a sexy stranger, the hottest man she's ever seen, leaves her breathless. Jake Hamilton, a leading Kentucky hunter/jumper trainer with dark secrets in his past, does not do relationships. But when Melanie shows up in his social circles and then in his barn, he can't seem to stay away. If their trust issues aren't bad enough, real danger in the form of former lovers and stalkers threaten to keep them apart. Will Melanie and Jake be able to overcome their obstacles and find their way to each other? A supporting cast of quirky friends and horse people are woven into this story with a bit of humor, a bit of danger and a lot of heat. This is a stand alone novel, though there may be further adventures for Jake and Melanie in the future. Not recommended for under 18. Strong sexual content."

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Best What are the best YA books with horses
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Black BeautyBooks 39 Paid
2The Black StallionBooks 34 Paid
3My Friend FlickaBooks 34 Paid
4The Scorpio RacesBooks 32 Paid
5Billy And BlazeBooks 29 Paid
6Thunderhead (Flicka Series)Books 27 Paid
7The Horse and His Boy (Chronicles of Narnia)Books 25 Paid
8The Horse DancerBooks 24 Paid
9Justin Morgan Had a HorseBooks 18 Paid
10Bits of MeBooks 0 Paid
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