Horses have been domesticated by humans for thousands of years. Once used for transportation, hauling, and war, they are now kept mostly for sports, recreation, and companionship.

See also horse racing.

The Front Runner (Gold Rush Ranch, #3)
The Belle of Belgrave Square (Belles of London, #2)
Fractured Sky (Tattered & Torn, #5)
The Horsewoman
Out of the Gate (Gold Rush Ranch, #1.5)
The Ride of Her Life: The True Story of a Woman, Her Horse, and Their Last-Chance Journey Across America
The Siren of Sussex (Belles of London, #1)
Just After Midnight
Inventions of the Heart (Lumber Baron's Daughters, #2)
Hands Down
Winterlight (Green Rider, #7)
Snow Horses: A First Night Story
Spirit of the Wild Horse (Wild Horse Westerns #2)
Perestroika in Paris
Black Beauty
Misty of Chincoteague (Misty, #1)
The Black Stallion (The Black Stallion, #1)
King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian
Seabiscuit: An American Legend
The Scorpio Races
War Horse (War Horse, #1)
My Friend Flicka (Flicka, #1)
Stormy, Misty's Foal (Misty, #3)
The Black Stallion Returns (The Black Stallion, #2)
The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation
Justin Morgan Had a Horse
The Horse Whisperer
Sea Star: Orphan of Chincoteague (Misty, #2)
Son of the Black Stallion (The Black Stallion, #3)
Charlotte's Web by E.B. WhiteWatership Down by Richard  AdamsAnimal Farm by George OrwellBlack Beauty by Anna SewellWhere the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
Best Books About Animals
1,697 books — 1,896 voters
The Sea Horse Trade by Sasscer HillFull Mortality by Sasscer HillThinking Racehorse by Jimmy TudeskiDead Cert by Dick FrancisHorse Heaven by Jane Smiley
Horse Racing Fiction
138 books — 77 voters

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. RowlingThe Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson BurnettThe Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn KeeneThe Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk KiddCan You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella
Can you keep a Secret?
1,619 books — 208 voters
Seabiscuit by Laura HillenbrandAnimal Farm by George OrwellThinking Racehorse by Jimmy TudeskiJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëThe Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
Horse as Character
247 books — 57 voters

Black Beauty by Anna SewellThe Black Stallion by Walter FarleyKing of the Wind by Marguerite HenryMisty of Chincoteague by Marguerite HenrySeabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand
Best Horse Books
538 books — 367 voters
Black Beauty by Anna SewellThe Black Stallion by Walter FarleyKing of the Wind by Marguerite HenryMisty of Chincoteague by Marguerite HenryComing Home by Lauren Brooke
Horse Lover's Literature
466 books — 200 voters

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