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Sonrise Stable Horse Articles

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Protective Mare

After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying, “Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your exceedingly great reward.”

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History on Horseback Volume 1

History on Horseback is unique in its horse-centered approach to history, and should appeal to horse lovers young and old!

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Kids and Pets

I can't imagine growing up without animal friends. Pets are such devoted and loyal friends and teach children important qualities.

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God Created Horses

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1 Sheep are the most frequently mentioned animal in the Bible. Bulls, oxen, cattle come in second.

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5 best horse picture books for children

5 Best Horse Picture Books

I love picture books, especially horse picture books! As a horse person, I have pretty high standards as to what qualifies as a good horse book. Here are my top 5.

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Marguerite Henry Author of Horse Books for Children

Popular children's author Marguerite Henry was born Marguerite Breithaupt on April 13, 1902 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She was the youngest of five children.

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Fritz and the Beautiful Horses by Jan Brett

This beautiful horse picture book has a wonderful message for children - what you are on the outside is not nearly as important as what you are on the inside.

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Toby and the Chub Club

Toby looks like he's dreaming of becoming an Appaloosa after a night with fresh shavings in his stall. Rolling is one of his favorite things to do.

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Horse Book Club for Kids

Do your kids look forward to receiving things in the mail? If so, check out the Sonrise Stable Book Club. The book club provides a way to make a gift of the

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Billy and Blaze Books

Billy and Blaze is the simple story of a boy who receives a pony he’d dreamed about. The book struck a chord with readers struggling through the Great Depression. 

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Sonrise Stable Book 9 With All You Are

Book 9 is now available! The scriptural theme of With All You Are is loving God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength. Saddlebred show people, rodeo

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National Velvet

Somehow I never read National Velvet as a kid. After reading it yesterday, I feel fortunate I missed it in my younger days. I recommend that you skip this book.

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Love the Lord Thy God

I'm in the last stages of finishing Book 9, With All You Are. I hope to have it in print by November. This book brings together some pretty diverse topics:

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The Rainbow Bridge

Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to the Rainbow Bridge.

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When Fiction Becomes Real

The day my foster daughter arrived, I was launched into a world out of my comfort zone. She'd seen and experienced things no child her age should have to endure.

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My Pony Toby's Encounter With a Bobcat

My pony, Toby, that I bought from an Amish auction, a year ago encountered a bobcat this morning. He was very frightened, and ran around the field in a panic.

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Secrets to Great Writing

Oops! My secret is out now! I'll confess - I've had some help writing the Sonrise Stable series - a ghost writer. Get it? My cat, Lacey is white, so "ghost."

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Author Interview With Amanda Tero

Amanda Tero, a talented, homeschooled author and musician, reviewed the Sonrise Stable series on her blog, With a Joyful Noise.

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