Horse & Pony Books:
THE BEST HORSE
aka BARREL HORSE RACER
(SCHOLASTIC PB [USA] 1977)
Reprinted in paperback by Scholastic
Reprinted by Walker under the title of BARREL HORSE RACER
EDITIONS PICTURED: 1st edition, paperback edition
SUMMARY: Twelve year old Wendy's ambition is to become Barrel Horse Race Champion, but her mother has other ideas...
QUARTER HORSE WINNER
(WHITMAN [USA] 1980)
ILLUSTRATED BY SUSAN MOHN
SUMMARY: As she strives for a place on the gymkhana team, teenage Holly gradually becomes more sensitive to the needs of other people and of her horse.
(ACE TEMPO PB [USA] 1983)
SUMMARY: Do not have any information on this book at all. It may not even be a pony book, although the title suggests it is. If you have any info about it please let me know!
THE SECRET OF THE SPOTTED HORSE
(CHILDREN'S PRESS [USA] 1983)
ILLUSTRATED BY KEITH NEELY
SUMMARY: When Reddy finds he is going to stay with his uncle in Montana, he has dreams of learning to ride and become a cowboy. When he gets there however he finds his uncle is a wheat farmer not a rancher! But he does get a horse called Ruff and is persuaded to sign up for the local rodeo. However there is a mystery surrounding his horse…
Most of these are easy to find in the USA., with the exception of Lonely Rider. Quite hard to find elsewhere.