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My First Pony

(Diary of a Horse Mad Girl #1)

4.08  ·  Rating details ·  1,335 ratings  ·  34 reviews
Follow the true adventures of Abbie and her first pony, Sparkle (a beautiful Palomino) in her diary. Yes, she is a horse mad girl and when she gets her first pony...all her dreams come true...

"When I first saw Sparkle, I knew that she was the pony for me! As soon as she cantered across the paddock, I think we both knew that we were meant to be together. But I certainly was
Kindle Edition, 47 pages
Published December 15th 2013 by How To Help Children (first published January 7th 2013)
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Rebecca McNutt
Jul 09, 2019 rated it really liked it
I would've adored having a copy of this book when I was a little kid (I had a pretty big obsession with horses and ponies back then). While I'm sort of indifferent about horses one way or the other nowadays, I really liked how well Kahler captures the spirit of loving ponies and the friendship between a pony and its owner. The book is written in a format of a journal, which no doubt will inspire some readers to start writing their own adventures down, and the characters are pretty basic but easy ...more
Clare O'Beara
This is a lively active tale, following a girl aged nearly nine who is lucky enough to be given her first pony. Sparkle is a calm palomino mare 13 hands high, just right and older now but still keen to jump and have fun.

I am not sure where the tale is set, but given that summer weather is found at Christmas and the saddle is a western one, this is probably southwest America. The other option, Australia, doesn't seem to fit the location and vocabulary. Although we're told this is a true story, I
Aug 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Great reading for young horse lovers!

Downloaded this e-book for my horse mad granddaughter & read it with her. She is so horse mad that she wants her own horse one day & has started a "horse fund" to help her get one of her very own. Highly recommended reading for anyone who loves horses. The diary format is especially unique & we loved every minute spent with this delightful book!
Katherine Hayward Pérez
Oct 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I downloaded this to help in my research for my urban fantasy novel about horse mad girls. I love horses and rode for many years . This is a touching story and I loved how it was written
Jennifer Elliott
Jan 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
It was good...

It was very charming. It can be very boring at times.
Marsha Foltermann
Apr 16, 2015 rated it it was ok
Weeping angels in heaven

Tractors sold for a low price at Rockies store. Hunter is the world's worst case scenario for you guys have fun with that one day I wars. Hallelujah to the camera is buddhism god I don't know what you doing tonight or tomorrow and then I love you too baby I'm sorry I didn't know you are going out with a sexy pet. George Washington university in Chinese world cup of coffee and then I can get it done by tooting through the airports. I don't know why you're so discombobulate
Kristy Hetzel
Dec 03, 2019 rated it liked it

I read this to check out for my 8 year old. It was OK, probably quite appealing to the target audience but nothing super-outstanding.
Taylor Norton
Feb 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I Like this book

It was interesting i love that it had pictures with every entire in the book it made it more fun to read
Kandra McGraw
Mar 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Really good book!!!!

I loved this book so much. I liked the diary format it was in. The girl was also around the same age as me, so I understood her point of view. I also love horse's. So, if you like all of those things, then you will love this book. Enjoy your reading! :)
Masey Miller
Oct 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The best book ever of the whole year
Tiarra Tillman
Nov 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing

I absolutely loved the book it was great it taught quite a bit of information about horses
so yeah great book
Kristin Schultz
Jan 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Good book liked it

Good book as I said above. I love horses. They are so cute. Loved the book. #ponies and Katrina Kahler
Feb 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing

It was really good, but at parts I was bored. Still, that didn't stop me!!!! TOTAL CLIFF HANGER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) :)
Samantha H
Mar 28, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: animal-based
It was pretty good. It didn't seem to have a purpose until the end. I'm glad i read it and in the end it was a good story. I love horses and would recommend to anyone who does.
ღ Ruqs ღ
May 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: no-romance
Another tween book I've reread on multiple occasions.
Jaynell Doe
Jul 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
About a girl and her life with her horse. This is was horse mad, hence the name of the book

The rating I chose was because of the good qualities of the book, although I disliked the size of the pictures and illustrations. They were a bit too small. In all the book is quite interesting, and I would recommend this to my friends in the UK
Jun 28, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2018
My children love these little books. They thoroughly enjoy each and every story, as if they are all unique and individual without any cause for similarity among them. Even though sometimes, they might seem tedious and repetitive to me as a parent, I do enjoy being able to read short-stories to my children that are clean and respective.
Mar 18, 2020 rated it it was ok
This was a cute and sweet book but it wasn't captivating. Nor was it very long. If I had paid for it instead of getting it for free on Kindle, I would have felt a little cheated. I did like the pictures at the end of every diary entry. It made the story feel more authentic. I won't be reading another one of these though. I don't think I fit the demographic!
Lori Hyatt
Aug 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I love everything about this book it's fun to read for any girl especially if you love horses !💗🐴

This is definitely a five star book for sure super fun to read about horses and I would recommend it for and girls under 13 and younger
Jackie Hadley
May 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Good 👍 but how is it 🔥 at Christmas here it ❄ do you live in Florida or something?

Good 👍but how is it hot at Christmas here it snows do you live in Florida or something?LOL
I give this book a 5/5 eating because it is really interesting and I love the pictures.
cheryl doerr
May 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing

I loved this book. It was really cute. I would recommend this to everyone who small kids t one read to
amanda robinson
Oct 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Great read

I really enjoyed this book but it could have a bit more story like diary of a wimpy kid. I wish the next book was free.
Boyd Holliday
Jan 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
It is amazing
Kirsten Royal
Horses are awesome

I chose this rating because I really love horses and when the author wrote about it it was really fascinating.
What I disliked about it is the fact that it needs more thrill to eat and me as a citizen of the country is not trying to be mean. (Also the fact that me 10 so) What I liked about it was the fact that it was really fun and sweet, the boy given the horse away,her racing it, and all the other stuff. Though thank u for letting me read
jessica furlong
Apr 25, 2016 rated it did not like it

alright for a free book, not exactly the best storyline. Very poorly written. I think Katrina should stop writing new books and start putting more details an effort into her published one's.I feel they are a bit short and rushed. If your looking for something to do for five minutes there is plenty of better things out there.
Keira Houpt
Jul 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
5 stars

I loved this book and I continue to read the other books in the series but sometimes the words don't make sense and it doesn't give much info about where she lives, as in the girl in the book. I got really confused when it said it was super hot in the winter!
brian farrelly
Jul 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Crazy horse girl

A drama of a girl who loves horses and then writes a diary about it which is -Diary of a horse mad girl:my first pony

Ask n !Jean nice abounded nourish while dunno
linda cook
Nov 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing

Love it don't have nothing to say bad at this book actually it was too short
Should be a lot longer
Bessie Elliott-Pascarelli
May 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing

This is 5 stars because it is an amazing book it blew me away probably the best book I have ever read:)
Bethanie Sutherland
May 30, 2016 rated it liked it
Great book

I like that they included the feeling of all of the characters and the description of all of the characters
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“slightest, but Tim was almost on the ground. Mom hadn’t done the girth up tightly enough! She should know by now that it gets loose after a few minutes of riding. We all thought it looked so funny with Tim hanging on like that. Sparkle wasn’t going very fast and he was hanging on really tightly so he was actually okay. But he didn’t think so! It scared him half to death. He was even shaking. I’d forgotten it was his first ride on a horse – EVER – and he just isn’t used to it. I hope this doesn’t put him off riding. But it was what happened next that scared EVERYBODY! Someone must have left the gate open because Rocket” 0 likes
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