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It's Thanksgiving time at Pine Hollow Stables, and the three members of The Saddle Club have each decided to do one good deed to celebrate the holiday.
If only the Pine Hollow girls could be as good at relationships as they are at riding horses After scoring well on the PSATs, Carole is finally getting some of the privileges back from before she was grounded. Even though she can't work or see her friends as much as she used to, her dad is letting her go to Pine Hollow four days a week, which means she gets to see Ben. Since returning from California, Lisa and Alex haven't been the same. They decide to take a "break" from their relationship, but what does that really mean? Meanwhile, Stevie's first assignment on the school paper is about marriage. It's not exactly hard-hitting journalism, but she just may learn a thing or two about romance while writing it.
Who knew relationships could be so tough? Stevie Lake, ace reporter! She's joined the Fenton Hall school paper and she's ready to go undercover and break big stories, but her editor has other ideas. Stevie's first assignment is to cover the junior class on marriage. It's not her idea of a hard-hitting investigative piece -- especially since her own "marriage" is headed for divorce court. However, Callie Forester and her "husband" are having a blast planning for the future. In fact, they're having too much fun. Carole Hanson is still trying to figure out what the future holds for her and Ben, while Lisa Atwood wonders whether she and Alex have a future.
When Carole finds out she's going to Florida for winter break, she's thrilled. Carole's cousin has planned lots of fun activities, including a ride along the beach. But Carole's ride turns out to be more exciting and frightening than she ever dreamed.
Deborah, is about to have a baby. The Saddle Club is taking care of her. She requests to tell a story without horses, and it has to train her how to be a good mother.
It's almost Christmas, and The Saddle Club is busily preparing for an exciting show. But part of their preparation involves raising money -- a lot of it! When Lisa realizes that Carole and Stevie are having a hard time coming up with the cash, she takes matters into her own hands. But at the same time, Carole and Stevie are secretly plotting to help each other. Will The Saddle Club be able to fix their fund fiasco in time for the show?Meanwhile, a winter storm is brewing that may give the girls even more trouble. When things get rough, The Saddle Club must pull together more than ever, and prove that the strength of friendship can get them through even the toughest times.
When Max, the manager at Pine Hollow Stables, asks for The Saddle Club's help in sorting through some old riding costumes, Lisa, Carole, and Stevie quickly agree.
When a sick, abused horse is rescued and brought to Pine Hollow, every effort is made to save the horse's life, and Lisa, remembering the death of another abused horse, struggles to restore the horse's broken spirit.
Carole Hanson knows she wants to spend her life with horses -- the problem is, she doesn't know how. She could be a vet, or a professional rider, or she could run her own stable. She needs to narrow the choices down a bit, but it's hard.
Summer's over, and Carole, Stevie, and Lisa are hoping things will get back to normal--but is there even such thing as normal anymore?The start of the new school year is a reality check for best friends Carole Hansen, Stevie Lake, and Lisa Atwood. Stevie's boyfriend, Phil, is suddenly hanging out with Callie's brother, Scott, who still blames Stevie for the near-fatal car accident that injured his sister. Carole's new responsibilities at Pine Hollow Stables are threatening her relationships with her friends, and Lisa is having a hard time adjusting to being back in Willow Creek. Has she ruined her possibility for a career in the entertainment industry? And now Callie seems to be part of their special circle.Jealousy, betrayal, and an explosive secret will make this semester an unforgettable one. Forced to examine where their true loyalties lie, the girls start to realize that nothing stays the same--not even friendship.
Summer may be over, but its problems still exist. Stevie Lake can't get Scott Forester to let her off the hook for the car accident that injured his sister. And now Scott and Stevie's boyfriend, Phil, have started hanging out together. Stevie can't believe how insensitive Phil is being. Doesn't he realize how much it hurts her when Scott won't even look at her? Something has to give soon. Lisa Atwood is adjusting to life back in Virginia, but she feels like an outsider. Carole Hanson's new responsibilities at work come with a price that threatens her relationship with one of her best friends.
For as long as Carole and Lisa have known their best friend, Stevie, she's been at war with one, or all, of her three brothers. But all that changes when Stevie's twin, Alex, contracts meningitis. This time Stevie is looking for a way to show one of her brothers just how much she cares.
Christmas is coming and Max wants Horse Wise to get in the holiday spirit. He announces that they are going to have Secret Santas, but there's a catch: You can't give something; you have to do something. It sounds like fun, until they draw names. Lisa gets Max. Carole gets Lisa. And Stevie gets Veronica. Carole would love to do something for Lisa, but since they already do things for each other all the time, what? Meanwhile, Lisa has a lot of family visiting and they aren't giving her room to breathe--let alone do anything for Max. As for Stevie, she would love to do something to Veronica--but that wouldn't be in the holiday spirit. Suddenly, doing the "right thing" is really hard.
Secrets are threatening to ruin everything--can Stevie, Carole, and Alex's friendship survive?Lisa Atwood and her boyfriend, Alex Lake, are finally back on track--even if she's still keeping some secrets. Carole Hanson's slipping grades could take her away from her beloved Pine Hollow Stables unless she does something drastic. Callie Forester, the congressman's daughter who recently moved to Willow Creek with her brother, Scott, has things she doesn't want folks back home in Washington to know. When someone close to her betrays her confidence, Callie doesn't know how she'll ever be able to trust anyone again. And now a terrible fight could end Lisa and Carole's relationship for good. Stevie Lake refuses to take sides . . . until she's caught up in a tangled web of lies and deception and has to choose between Lisa and her twin brother, Alex.Can their bonds survive the fallout?
Friends don't keep secrets from friends. But it seems that everyone is hiding something. Callie Forester has things that she wants to keep secret from the people back home. But when an old becomes disloyal, she wonders if it's worth having any secret.
Ghost stories aren't the only things to be afraid of at the Pony Tails' big Halloween party The Pony Tails--Corey, May, and Jasmine--are planning a big party for Halloween, and Corey can't wait to host it. But in the days leading up to the event, Corey's pony Samurai starts acting strange. Samurai seems to get spooked whenever he is around a pony named Midnight--a gray who, according to some, could be bad luck. With black cats crossing their paths and the weather report calling for a big thunderstorm on the big night, the Pony Tails wonder if there's any truth to superstition. Will the girls be able to save their party from the spooky forces that seem to be all around them?
The Pony Tails are planning a big party and hayride at Corey's house. The best part is they're going trick-or-treating on horseback. But when Corey's pony, Samurai, starts to act up whenever a pony named Midnight is near, Corey begins to worry.
Corey can't seem to control her pony--is she as good a rider as she thought?Corey, May, and Jasmine are all nervous about performing at the County Animal Rescue League fundraiser--it's for an important cause, and the audience will be huge. Corey has worked hard to get her pony, Samurai, ready for the demonstration--but when it's showtime, Samurai just won't seem to cooperate.Suddenly, Corey feels she may not actually be that good a rider. What other reason could there be for her frisky pony's refusal to obey her? The other Pony Tails know it can't be Corey's fault, and it's up to them to figure out what to do.
Corey prepares Samurai for a Pony Club demonstration at a fundraiser for a local animal shelter.
Christmas is tough when your parents are divorced, but Corey has a plan to bring everyone the merriest Christmas ever With the County Animal Rescue League preparing for its annual Christmas party, the Pony Tails are busy shopping for Christmas presents for all of the animals. But Corey is distracted. It's the first Christmas since her parents got divorced, and the only present she wants this year is for them to get back together. To make matters worse, Corey's mom has been spending a lot of time with Mr. Lee. Corey worries that Mr. Lee will propose, and then there will be no hope of her family reuniting. It may take a Christmas miracle for Corey to be happy this holiday season.
Corey wants only one thing for Christmas: for her parents to get back together. However, Doc Tock, Corey's mom, has been spending a lot of time with their neighbor, Kyle Lee. Now Corey is afraid that Mr. Lee may be ready to propose.
Corey's pony has run away, and it's up to the Pony Tails to rescue himCorey's newly divorced parents are still working out which days Corey stays with each of them. Most weekends, Corey can be with her beloved pony, Samurai, and hang out with her best friends and neighbors, May and Jasmine. But this weekend, she is going to her dad's, so she has asked her fellow Pony Tails to keep an eye on Samurai. Corey hates to leave, but she knows that no one could take better care of him than her two best friends.Soon after Corey leaves, however, Sam disappears from his stall. May and Jasmine are desperate to find him. How could they have let Sam get away? The Pony Tails must solve the mystery of Samurai's disappearance and get him back before something terrible happens.
When Corey goes to visit her father for a few days, May and Jasmine promise to keep an eye on her pony. Corey hates to leave Samurai behind, but she knows that no one could take better care of Sam than her two pony-crazy friends in the Pony Tails.
When Corey's mom starts dating, Corey feels like her world is falling apart--can her best friends help? Corey's parents are divorced, and her mom, Doc Tock, has started seeing a man with a daughter named Alice, who is Corey's age. But the two girls don't have a thing in common. Alice doesn't even like animals! She's nothing like Corey's Pony Tails pals. Everything seems to be going wrong for Corey until she realizes that someone is helping her with small tasks around the house--latching the gate to make sure the puppies don't get out, feeding the ponies, putting her bike in the garage. When Corey learns that it isn't Jasmine or May, she can't help but wonder about the identity of her secret friend.
Corey is very upset. Her divorced mother, Doc Tock, has started dating a man who lives in the neighborhood. He has a daughter Corey's age, but that's all the girls have in common.
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