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Some books below may be eBooks or audiobooks. Ask a librarian or parent for help.


Fiction Books


Nonfiction Books

Did You Know?

The world’s tallest horse is Big Jake, who is 82.75” tall – almost seven feet!


All About Horses Word Search
See how many of these words you cand find.

Bridle Vocabulary and Match Game, and Saddle Vocabulary and Match Game, from the International Museum of the Horse in Lexington, Kentucky
Learn the parts of the bridle and saddle, then test your knowledge with the games.

Take a Virtual Tour of the Kentucky Horse Park
Choose a recorded video to enjoy!


Black Beauty [DVD]
Black Beauty tells his own story of luxury, hardship and everything in between. Both of these versions are based on the book by Anna Sewell.

The Black Stallion [DVD]
When young Alec Ramsay and a wild stallion are cast adrift after a ship-wreck, they help each other survive on a deserted island. Based on The Black Stallion book by Walter Farley.

Horse [DVD]
From DK Eyewitness, this short movie explores the history and varieties of horses, and the links between horses and humankind.

Spirit, Stallion of the Cimarron [DVD or Blu-ray]
The animated story of Spirit, a mustang stallion struggling to remain free in the old West.

Web Links

Breeds and Types of Horse from Equiworld
With photos as well as information, this covers well over 100 breeds, including ponies!

Ohio 4-H Horse Program
4-H is a youth development program for kids, and this is their hands-on program for kids interested in horses! (See details about the Montgomery County 4H Program)

Beach Party from National Geographic Kids
Read about the annual swim of ponies from Assateague Island to Chincoteague Island, Virginia.

Healing Hooves
Enjoy this short article about a little horse that visits patients at a children’s hospital.