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Lucy Takes the Reins (Sweet Valley Twins #45)

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Elizabeth's friend Ted is in trouble. He's been behind in his payments to Carson Stables for the care of his horse Thunder, and unless he can win the prize money in a regional jumping championship, he'll have to sell the horse. To make matters worse, an injury prevents Ted from competing . . . can Lucy help him win the jumping contest?
Paperback, 133 pages
Published February 1st 1991 by Bantam
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Natalia
Oct 30, 2012 Natalia rated it it was amazing
I loved this book although it was kind of boring at the beginning! It is about two twins that go separate ways. One girl named Jessica wants to help the ocean because of the oil spill. A girl named Elizabeth wants to help a teenager named Ted get caught up on paying the bills he owes to the guy who owns the stables. Then one day while Ted has riding his horse he fell off and broke his leg! He wouldn't be able to ride in the finals competition!!! He would have to look a person with experience to ...more
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Jan 17, 2016 Sarah Crawford rated it really liked it
For once both sisters are involved in something really positive. Elizabeth helps a boy with his horse so he can win a horse contest because if he wins he keeps his horse but if he loses he will not have the money to keep it and he will have to sell the horse.

Something goes wrong and a girl may end up helping out but first she will have to overcome her fear of falling off the horse due to a certain medical condition she has.

Jessica gets involved with a beach clean up. Her first reason is a cute
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Apr 29, 2009 Sally rated it liked it
It was always kind of funny how suddenly there'd be a new character for a book, who'd either NEVER been mentioned before or who had perhaps been name-dropped once in a class-room five books ago, yet when you start reading the book about them they're someone's bff and it's as if they've totally always been there. And then you never hear of them again. This was probably one of those... I liked it, though. I liked horse stories even though I never rode myself except at school.
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Aug 20, 2008 Kate rated it liked it
I knew I had read all the Sweet Valley Twins books that had to do with horses, but I'd forgotten about this one until I saw it in my basement.
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I just love the way these stories roll on. I tried to read them all in order, but sometimes I had to get caught up later...
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Francine Pascal (May 13, 1938— ) is an American author best known for creating the Sweet Valley series of novels. In 1982 she created the characters and the stories for the first six books and her agent, Amy Berkower of Writers House sold them to Bantam Books. Book number one is mostly written by Ms. Pascal. From then on she wrote the stories for every book ever published in the series. After the ...more
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