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Horse crazy girls are going to fall in love with the horses featured in these horse stories for girls! They’ll beg to read them all.
Whether your daughter is a horse rider or just a lover of all things horse-related, they’re going to love the books on this list.
There are picture books, easy readers, and chapter books to span from preschool to late elementary school!
Horse Stories for Girls
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of picture books and chapter books that will encourage girls to read about their favorite topic – horses!
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
For Horse-Crazy Girls Only: Everything You Want to Know About Horses – This is the only comprehensive book about everything a horse-crazy girl needs to know about horses.
Horse Girl – Mean Girls meets Black Beauty in Horse Girl by celebrated author Carrie Seim–a funny and tender middle-grade novel about finding your forever herd.
Great Horse Stories for Girls – Daughters will enjoy these true stories of interacting with horses and encounter life-changing truths that will help them grow strong spiritually, emotionally, and mentally.
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses – “There was a girl in the village who loved horses… She led the horses to drink at the river. She spoke softly and they followed. People noticed that she understood horses in a special way.” And so begins the story of a young Native American girl devoted to the care of her tribe’s horses.
Bramble and Maggie: Horse Meets Girl – Maggie wants a pony to ride and take care of, and to prepare she’s been reading a big book on horse care. Meanwhile, Bramble is bored with giving riding lessons and walking in circles. She’s looking for just the right person to take her away from her routine. Is it a perfect match?
A Barrel Racer’s Dream – Adventurous dreamer Dee loves the rodeo and her favorite event is Barrel Racing. She has been dreaming about her first race with her best friend Hank for as long as she can remember. They have worked hard, practiced and persevered. But will it be enough? Is the blue ribbon within their grasp?
A Horse for Kate – A horse of her own would be awesome. But Kate figures that might be a long way away, especially since she had to give up riding lessons and move to her late grandfather’s farm…
Thirty Day Devotional for the Horse Loving Girl – Trot thirty encouraging and horse-filled days that use fun and insightful horse facts to help teach the girls of today important lessons on self-image, courage, and Christ-centered faith.
A Wild Ride: The Adventures of Misty & Moxie Wyoming – A young girl with rodeo dreams. A worn-out mare with an incredible secret. This old horse is about to teach Moxie some magical new tricks…
Every Cowgirl Needs a Horse – Nellie Sue does everything with a western flair. Whether it is cleaning up the animal sty (picking up her stuffed animals) or rounding up cattle (getting the neighborhood kids together for her birthday party), she does it like a true cowgirl. All she really needs is a horse.
Sally Loves Horses! – Sally and Cheza, like real best friends, have wonderful ease, finishing each other’s sentences and lobbing compliments to one another. It is easy to feel like you’ve known them for a long time.
Pony Scouts: Really Riding! – With a riding lesson and a sleepover all planned out, the Pony Scouts couldn’t be any happier . . . until they discover a big surprise!
Barbie: Horse Show Champ – Barbie gets herself and her horse, Tawny, ready for a horse show. When it comes time to make the big jump, Tawny is afraid. With patience and kindness, Barbie coaxes Tawny to take the jump.
Summer Pony – Ginny has always dreamed of having her very own pony, so when her parents agree to rent her a pony for the summer, Ginny is thrilled! But when Mokey arrives, she is shaggy, dirty, and half-starved–not at all what Ginny had in mind. Can Ginny still have the summer of her dreams?
Selah’s Sweet Dream – A girl’s quest to be an equestrian superstar is hindered by a horse with attitude. If you like the classic horse books; don’t miss this action packed read.
Which of these books about horses will you read first?
ROUND OUT YOUR UNIT WITH THESE ACTIVITIES
Add a wooden hobby horse to your imaginative play area, and your toddlers can pretend they’re riding a horse of their very own.
Toys with wheels have always been beloved among kids because there is a motion that is always interesting! This gorgeous wooden horse pull toy is no exception!