Annie Boyd never thought she'd be able to take part in riding events, but her best friend, Reesa, convinces her to sign up. When her father says she can't, Annie's even more determined to go, and prove to her dad that she can do it, even if he doesn't believe in her. But when Annie's friend Darcy seems too scared to participate in the event, how can Annie feel brave enough to try?
While growing up, Bernadette Kelly desperately wanted her own horse. Although she rode other people's horses, she didn't get one of her own until she was an adult. Many years later, she is still obsessed with horses. Luckily, she lives in the country where there is plenty of room for her four-legged friends. When she's not writing or working with her horses, Bernadette takes her two children to pony club competitions.