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May and her family are spending two spring weeks in England. Her sisters, Dottie and Ellie, continuously tease May about piskies -- spirits who hide in the cracks of Cornwall and come out to make mischief. The region also has ponies which May has never seen. When the girls venture out one night, Ellie falls, twists her ankle and can't walk. May must ride a strange pony through pisky territory to get help!
When May's pony needs to recover from an injury, she helps her father train a new horseMay's pony, Macaroni, has a sore foot, and she can't ride him for a week or two. But May can't stay away from the stables--she's too pony crazy for that! She decides to help her father train his smart new pony, Zeus, and is so busy that she hardly misses riding Macaroni.But Macaroni is jealous, and May starts to feel left out herself when her best friends in the Pony Tails seem to forget about her. How can the girls get back into their old groove?
May Grover has bad news. Her pony, Macaroni, has a sore foot, and she can't ride him until he's better. But May's dad has the perfect solution: She can help him train his new student--a smart pony named Zeus.
May decides to prove to her big sisters that having a pony is not just for kidsHorses have always been the biggest part of May's life. Her father was a horse trainer and her mom rode too. Even May's best friends, Jasmine and Corey, share her passion for ponies. But ever since May's big sisters moved on to soccer and boys, they think her love of ponies is childish.Can she ever get her sisters to understand? Sometimes she wishes she were an only child like Jasmine and Corey. But when May is chosen to lead the Pony Parade at Pine Hollow Stables, she sees it as a chance to prove that she's not a little kid anymore.
There's more than one way to stop a bullyWil never misses a chance to pick on best friends Jasmine, May, and Corey about playing with their toy horses. Not only do the girls love their real ponies, they love to play with their toy ones, too.May decides it's time to teach Wil a lesson. But even though Jasmine's feelings are hurt, she wants May to leave Wil alone. When she begins helping Corey train her pony, Samurai, for the scavenger hunt at Pine Hollow Stables, she realizes there might be a better way to stop a bully.
They're May, Jasmine, and Corey -- three totally different girls with one thing in common -- they love ponies! May's Riding Lesson Jasmine James can't stand it when Wil McNally teases her about her model Arabian horse.
After May's terrible day, riding her pony will make everything better . . . won't it? May can't seem to do anything right. First, she happens to wake up Jasmine's baby sister from a nap. Then she accidentally lets a puppy out of his pen, making Jasmine's mom chase him all morning. Unintentionally, May seems to be causing problems for the people around her. She knows that a nice afternoon ride with her friend Joey will cheer her up, but she winds up getting into even more trouble. Now all of her friends think she has run away from home! Can the Pony Tails save May from this awful day?
Everyone is mad at May Grover. First, she woke up Jasmine's little sister. Then she broke the heel on one of her mother's favorite shoes. Finally, she let a puppy out of his pen, and Doc Tock had to chase him all over the yard.
Honey-Pie the new horse is a sweet old mare. Now Honey-Pie is a millionaire! Mrs. Fredricks left a million dollars to her and nephew Paul. But Paul wants Honey-Pie's money. It's up to Saddle Club to save Honey-Pie.
A mystery game is being held at Pine Hollow Stables and Stevie, Carole, and Lisa can't wait to participate. They've never been on a mystery ride before. But what starts out as a fun canter through the autumn-touched woods quickly becomes frightening when the girls of the Saddle Club realize that a real mystery is afoot. Who is the secret rider who has crashed the game and doesn't want to play by the rules?
A new rider is stealing Carole's spotlight.Zachary Simpson has only just started riding at Pine Hollow, but everyone is totally impressed by his natural talent. Everyone except Carole Hanson, that is. She's glad that he seems to love riding, but she's a little uncomfortable at how much attention he's getting from everyone else in Pony Club. Is Carole just jealous? And is Zach a mere flash in the pan, or is he the real thing? The upcoming Pony Club competition should give Zach a chance to show everyone what he's capable of and answer those questions.But Zach falls apart, and the show is a disaster. Then he announces that he's going to quit riding. Suddenly it's up to Carole to remind Zach of all the things that make riding and horses so special. Can she convince him to get back in the saddle?
Carole Hansen's father has been sent away on a secret Marine Corps assignment. She worries about him constantly. When a fatal equine illness strikes a neighboring stable, The Saddle Club girls have 45 days to wonder, and worry about, whether the disease will reach Pine Hollow, and whether any of their horses could be in danger. Carole secretly decides to hide one horse from the affected stable and care for it herself.Meanwhile, Lisa Atwood is trying not to let her competitive impulses take over. But a classmate has challenged her for the position of valedictorian. Will Lisa's compulsion to always be the best turn the classroom into a nightmare? And Stevie has found a mysterious place in the woods. Is she on the trail of an Underground Railroad route? Or is she chasing after nothing?
Carole, Stevie, and Lisa are thrilled when they get a call from their friend Kate from The Bar None Ranch. Kate has an offer for them: Would the girls like to go on a pack trip in the mountains? The answer is an enthusiastic yes! When they meet the other riders, they couldn't be happier. Lisa feels instantly drawn to Seth, while his funloving sister Amy seems to be a perfect pal for Stevie. Another boy, John, is as serious and horse wise as Carole. The group hits it off immediately.But first impressions can be deceiving. Amy isn't just high spirited and impulsive, she's downright reckless. As her behavior gets more outrageous and dangerous Seth tries to cover for her, which puts Lisa in the middle. Can the girls figure out what to do about Amy before her next wild stunt threatens all their lives?
Stevie Lake is going on a class trip to New York City. While Stevie has visions of hanging out in Greenwich Village, her teacher has other ideas--long, boring lectures and a test. Well, Stevie has her own plans. She shakes her classmates and sets off to explore the Big Apple on her own. She ends up at the carousel in Central Park, where she meets not just people, but horses--including mounted policemen and riders from a nearby stable.When Stevie's class wanders into the park, they don't have such a great adventure. In fact, they get lost. Now it's up to Stevie and her new friends to save the class and stop the school trip from turning into a disaster.
Stevie is going on a class trip to New York City. While Stevie has visions of hanging out in Greenwich Village, her teacher has other ideas. Well, Stevie has her own plans. She shakes her classmates and sets off to explore the Big Apple on her own.
When Stevie's parents go out of town for the weekend, best friends Stevie, Carole, and Lisa decide to throw a party--to disastrous resultsBetween the pressures of senior year and caring for a pregnant thoroughbred mare, Lisa has a lot going on. Then there's Skye Ransom, the hot Hollywood actor in California. Lisa's boyfriend, Alex--Stevie's twin brother--doesn't have a clue about Skye, and Lisa would rather not tell him. Carole can't think about anything but the upcoming horse show. Stevie, a junior at Fenton Hall, a private school, is busy running Scott Forester's campaign for student body president. And her parents are away for the weekend, which means everyone's excited for some serious partying.But on the big night, things start going wrong. Then someone finds the beer Stevie's older brother Chad and his bad-boy friend left in the basement. Tensions were already running high, and now friendships are on the line.
Ever since strange Troy became a stable hand at Pine Hollow, Carole has been creeped out. Troy's scary story about a phantom horse has made her wonder about Starlight. Could her beloved bay horse really be possessed by an evil spirit that appears once every 13 years? He's been acting so strange! Soon Carole's dreams are filled with images of a red-eyed Starlight, snorting, rearing, pawing, and ready to turn on his owner!
Lisa visits the stables at the racetrack and take pictures of a beautiful stallion that's training for the race. The Saddle club uncovers what could be a plot to make the stallion sick. Will Lisa's photos help the girls bring a schemer to justice?
As it approaches time for Samson, the beautiful son of Cobalt, to be ridden for the first time, Stevie, Carole, and Lisa discover that it may take more time, patience, and skill than they possess to train the horse.
From the author of the bestselling Saddle Club books comes a series about three pony-crazy girls May, Jasmine, and Joey are best friends and neighbors--and they're totally horse-crazy. When they aren't taking care of their ponies at home, they're riding them at Pony Club meetings at Pine Hollow Stables.But the trio is torn apart when Joey's family moves away and a new neighbor moves in. Odd things start happening at Joey's old house--lights flicker from inside, and strange noises come from the barn. Who is this new neighbor, and what's going on inside their friend's old house? It's up to these two best friends to find out!
Meet the Pony Tails... They're May, Jasmine, and Corey -- three totally different girls with one thing in common -- they love ponies! Best friends May Grover and Jasmine James each have their own pony. So does their neighbor, Joey Dutton. And when May, Jasmine, and Joey aren't riding their ponies in their backyards, they're riding them at Pony Club meetings at Pine Hollow Stables. Then Joey's family moves away, and a new neighbor moves in. At night, lights flicker on and off inside the house, and strange noises come from the stable. What's going on at Joey's old house? Can two pony-crazy girls find out?
Carole goes on a holiday to Minnesota with her father and meets her relatives. She starts working on her school task of making a family tree. She notices a secret in the family's past.
The Saddle Club is nearing the end of their Oregon Trail ride. It's been a long ride, and it's about to get longer: Stevie Lake's competitive nature is taking over. When a boy on the trail ride boasts that he can do almost anything having to do with horses better than a mere girl, Stevie decides to take him up on the challenge. Before her friends know what's happened, Stevie is having a rodeo out West.Has Stevie finally met her match? Can her friends stop this Wild West duel before things get out of hand? Or does this young cowboy have something else in mind when he challenges Stevie to a roping and hog-tying contest?
Left without a mount when Starlight is injured, Carole begins helping out local veterinarian, Judy, who gives her access to dozens of race horses, but Carole soon learns that caring for a race horse is lots of work.
School is out for the summer, and the Saddle Club has big plans. Lisa, Carole, and Stevie have been invited to Wyoming to work on a ranch and help run a Western riding camp. The girls are looking forward to a great summer of fun and riding until Lisa's parents break the terrible news: They want Lisa to come to Europe with them for a month. For Lisa, it's bad enough that she'll be missing the chance to work as a ranch hand, how will she survive for four whole weeks without her best friends Stevie and Carole, and horses to ride?
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