Book Review: A Christmas Canter by Anna Rashbrook.

This book is a very entertaining collection of short stories. The first one is Christmas Canter The Ghost of Barley. This story is a very clever reworking of Charles Dickens Christmas Carol. However there is one thing that makes this new reworking specially entertaining. Scrooge is…….a horse! The entire story is written from his point…

Book Review: Horse by Geraldine Brooks

This is much more than just a ‘horse’ story. There is a horse in this story and he was a real life Thoroughbred stallion, called Lexington, who broke records with his wins as a racehorse and as a sire was the leading sire in North America 16 times. . He lived from 1850 to 1875….

Review:The Book of Joy

The Book of Joy : His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams. For 2022 I chose the word Joy to be my word for the year. When I saw this book I thought it was required reading. Several bloggers have expressed interest in knowing more about this book so I…

Book Review: Horse Woman by Anna Blake

I was delighted when Anna Blake’s new book arrived . I have read other books by her, both poetry and prose. This book, Horse Woman, is poetry. In essence it is an autobiography in poems. These poems give us glimpses into Anna’s childhood as well as her life now. Here are a few lines from…

Book Review: Four legs move my soul. By Isabell Werth and Evi Simeoni

She jumped up on the podium, where she sprayed champagne like a Formula One Champion, then she brought the bottle to her lips and took a big swig. After that she let runner-up American Laura Graves and the third-placed Britain’s Carl Hester drink before giving the bottle to all three grooms. Evi Simeoni “Four Legs…

Book Review: A Street Cat Named Bob

Originally posted on HorseAddict:
Why am I, a Horse Addict, writing a book review about a cat book? I don’t even own a cat. I would not describe myself as a “cat person”. So why review this book? I am reviewing this book in the hope that if you have not already read it you…

Book Review: What Happened to Frank?

What Happened to Frank is the first in the series of Meg Sheppard mysteries written my Vicky Earle. The novel opens with Meg Sheppard getting ready to ride one of the horses she has on her farm.Usually she loves to ride. But this day is not a usual day. It is the one year anniversary…