The Forgotten Filly (Ashleigh's Thoroughbred Collection)
Joelle has a very special relationship with her Thoroughbred mare, Dance Away. Then Dancer dies giving birth to her first foal, and Joelle swears that no horse, not even Dancer's filly, will ever replace Dancer in her heart. But Joelle's parents insist she take care if the orphaned filly--it needs her help to survive.
Joelle does as little as...more
I love that this is a horse book that keeps the "super-duper special bond between girl and horse" to a minimum. Actually, in a surprising twist, the wonder horse in question (Dancer) dies in the first few chapters after giving birth. The rest of the book...more
Calling it "Thoroughbred Club" sounds so awful, and not at all like the series is.
As was mentioned, it's not at all like Saddle Club which is what makes it such a great read. It's realistic, with good characters who don't always look down on each other for being rich or poor. Of course, there are a few characters like that, but only a few, and they usually g...more