Riding Scared
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Riding Scared

By Crook, Marion

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Series: Lorimer Sports Stories

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When 13-year old Gillian starts riding at the Maple Ridge stable in British Columbia, the other girls already consider her an old lady. Most of them have been riding for years and are too proud to help a newcomer.

Most, that is, except Carley Mackenzie, who thinks Gillian is a natural rider. Gillian would like to think so, but she gets so nervous around the big, heavy horses that its impossible to find the confidence needed to succeed in competition. Together with Gillian's gentle horse Hawkeye, however, Carley teaches her to trust the animals--and to trust herself.

Riding Scared is the story of how patience, understanding, and an exceptional horse teach a young woman to have confidence in herself.


Winner - Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Selection - 1996

"The plot includes many day-to-day details--practising for, getting to and competing in show jumping competitions.... this is a good book for horse lovers intimidated by the length of most other horsey stories."

- Alison Campbell Resource Links

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 94 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1996
ISBN: 9781550285307
Format: 7.75in x 5in

Binding: Hardback, 94 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1996
ISBN: 9781550285314
Format: 7.75in x 5in

Previous Editions: (show)
Publication Date: 4th January 2011
ISBN: 9781552777787
Format: EPUB

Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 10 To 13


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