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Callie's determination to win is admirable . . . and possibly dangerous With the holidays fast approaching, Stevie is searching for the perfect gift for her boyfriend. Meanwhile, Carole and Lisa each find romance in unexpected places. With their attention focused elsewhere, they don't realize that their friend Callie Forester is galloping into trouble. On her road to recovery, all Callie can think about is being a champion rider once again. She won't let anything get in her way--not even the warning signs. Every day, she spends hours in the wooded trails behind Pine Hollow--just her and her horse. At least, she thinks they're alone . . .
Carole Hanson and Lisa Atwood discover that romance can appear in unanticipated places. No one takes in that their friend Callie Forester may be getting into trouble. She won't let anything deter her from her goal, which right now is to get back into competitive riding. So each day she takes to the trails around Pine Hollow for hours at a time, all alone. But the woods may not be as empty as she thinks.
When Stevie and her boyfriend, Phil Marsten, go on the Mountain Trail Overnight, a three-day trail ride, the tension between them grows, and the trip may trigger the end of their relationship.
Nothing's riskier than love Now that Lisa and Alex have put their relationship on hold, Lisa knows she should try to see other people. After all, Alex is dating other girls. For some reason, Stevie is pushing hard for her to take Callie's brother, Scott, to the Country Animal Rescue League fundraising dance. Just when Carole thinks she knows where things stand with Ben, an old boyfriend reappears and sweeps her off her feet. Suddenly everything seems perfect. But is it too good to be true? Meanwhile, Callie Forester is focused on riding and has set her sights on winning; romance can wait until after she gets a blue. Between love and competition, there is a lot at stake for the Pine Hollow girls.
When love's at stake, the sky's the limit! Just when Carole Hanson thinks she knows where things stand with Ben Marlow, an old boyfriend reappears and sweeps her off her feet. Suddenly everything is roses and candlelight, and it's perfect. Lisa Atwood's romance isn't perfect anymore. She and Alex Lake have put their relationship on hold for a while and have agreed to see other people. Lisa knows Alex isn't sitting at home, so neither should she. Callie Forester isn't worrying about romance. She's back in training and determined to be a winner. But Callie isn't the only one on the trails around Pine Hollow. But someone else is in the woods, very interested in what Callie's doing.
Lisa's horrid, bratty cousin is staying with the Atwoods. The nine-year-old nightmare child acts charming around adults, but to other kids, she's a menace. Now she's trying to get the Saddle Club into trouble and it's working. No one believes that little Amelia broke an expensive hobbyhorse the Atwoods own. Or that she spooked old Patch into causing a stampede that almost got Pine Hollow's owner crushed. Instead, fingers are being pointed at the Saddle Club. Can Lisa, Stevie, and Carole clear their good names?
The Saddle Club is baby-sitting. 6-month-old Maxi isn't ready to go to bed. They spend the night playing with her until she tires out. Then a late night phone call takes them to the aid of a next-door stable's horses. But what about Maxi?
Lisa's love of horses has grown over the past few months. As a member of the Saddle Club, she feels it's her duty to spread the word about all the good things happening at Pine Hollow Stables. But when her new column, Hoof Beat, starts running weekly in the local paper, Lisa's not getting the happy reaction she expected. Is there a difference between telling the facts, and reporting the news?
The girls in the Saddle Club are making New Year's resolutions, but keeping them won't be easy. Can Stevie be nice to Veronica for a whole month? Can Lisa learn embroidery to make her mother happy? And will Carole give up junk food? The first one to waver from their resolution must pay a price!
The Saddle Club's number-one practical joker, Stevie Lake, has decided to reform. The only problem is, nobody believes her. Things get worse for poor Stevie when she tries to shoot a movie for school--Cinderella on horseback. After all, just because she's given up playing pranks on people, it doesn't mean she's given up wild schemes. But when no one in the cast cooperates, Stevie decides she has to revert to her old, practical joking ways . . . and then some. Watch out, Pine Hollow!
HORSE CARE IS MORE THAN RIDING. When Lisa Atwood and her mother visit friends in a nearby town, Lisa doesn't expect to have a good time. She doesn't seem to have a lot in common with Marguerite, the friend's daughter, so it could be a long afternoon. But when Marguerite suggests that she and Lisa go riding, things start to look up. Marguerite's horse is gorgeous, and she's very pleased with it. In fact, she's so pleased that she rides off and leaves Lisa on a strange trail. Lisa doesn't mind too much--her horse is old but sweet-natured and it's a nice day. Then the mare stumbles, and Lisa is thrown. She can't ride and she can't walk. She's alone with just the horse for company. Can the horse care for Lisa and keep her safe until help arrives?
Carole Hanson and Stevie Lake have been best friends ever since they met at Pine Hollow Stables. So when Lisa Atwood joins their ridinggroup, the girls aren't sure she's got what it takes. Lisa may be the smartest student in the classroom, but she's got a lot to learn when it comes to horses. . . .
Stevie Lake's a mom-to eight fuzzy goslings!Stevie Lake entered a contest to win a down comforter. Instead she got a new "family"-a nestful of goose eggs. But when the eggs hatch, it's love at first sight for Stevie and the goslings. Now Stevie's learning that being a mom is hard work: the goslings want to go everywhere Stevie goes, even to Pine Hollow. Stevie has to keep her "kids" safe while trying to learn a new skill-vaulting. The Saddle Club is determined to master vaulting and show Veronica diAngelo that success takes more than fancy coaches. Can they pull this off? Or is The Saddle Club plus eight goslings and one vaulting horse a recipe for disaster?
January is the cruelest month, at least for the Saddle Club. The weather is miserable: cold, rainy, and muddy. No one can go riding outside, and everyone is sick and tired of being inside. The only things left to do are clean tack and ride in the indoor ring. The Saddle Club is bored--bored of riding and even of horses. So what can they do? Lisa decides to try her hand at needlepoint--can't get much further away from riding than that. Carole decides that this would be the perfect opportunity to write a great novel. And Stevie decides that a little time in the kitchen whipping up treats sounds like a great idea. Will these activities help them rediscover their love of horses? Or is the Saddle Club about to untack for good?
Stevie is excited about a great new sport--polocrosse. When she learns that the Horse Wise Pony Club will be playing against her boyfriend's team, she's thrilled. Now she'll finally have the chance to show him what a good rider she is!
Pine Hollow is boarding some horses from a neighboring stable. One of the horses has special problems that require help from The Saddle Club. But first they have to figure out how to get the horse to tell them what's wrong.Meanwhile, Stevie's grandmother is visiting the Lakes, and everyone has resolved to be on their best behavior. Can Stevie and her brothers keep their resolution? And what happens when they learn that Granny likes the normal family chaos?
Lisa Atwood and her family are on vacation, but it isn't all fun in the sun. Something's wrong between her parents. She thinks it's serious, and she's worried. Then a handsome guy sweeps Lisa off her feet and all of her problems seem to melt away.
It's Halloween, and Pine Hollow Stables is getting some special visitors--a group of city kids. The Saddle Club girls are planning a treasure hunt and trick-or-treating for the children. Best of all, Stevie Lake's old school chum, Dinah, has come to help. Stevie can't wait to pull some pranks on her friend!Things go awry when it becomes clear that Dinah and Saddle Club member Lisa Atwood don't like each other. Lisa suspects Dinah of flirting with Stevie's boyfriend. Even worse, Stevie's beginning to think the stable is haunted. Who's playing tricks at Pine Hollow?
THE SADDLE CLUB would do anything to help a friend in need. So when Stevie overhears Max on the phone mysteriously pleading for more time and more money, she, Lisa, and Carole, know what they need to do. Pine Hollow is clearly in trouble and it's up to the Saddle Club to save the day. But while the girls are plotting good deeds, someone is pulling pranks on them! Could it be the same person who wants to see Pine Hollow sold to the highest bidder?
Carole, Stevie, and Lisa have been looking for a fourth member to join the Saddle Club. So when Carole introduces her friends to Kate Devine, the championship rider, the girls know they've found the perfect fit. Except that Kate doesn't want to ride ever again. . . .
Stevie, Carole, and Lisa are going back to the racetrack. Then the girls spot an official in the wrong place taking money from someone he shouldn't. The official sees the girls and knows they're on to him! Now the girls are in danger.
Lisa love being a member of the Saddle Club. But lately, Stevie and Carole haven't had time for her or their friendship. And if she can'tconvince her friends that their club is just as important, she may have to find new members to replace them. . . .
When one of Pine Hollow's students makes a terrible mistake, causing a tragic accident, Carole is done with riding forever. Unless Stevie and Lisa can remind her what friendship and the Saddle Club are all about.
Forming a horse-sitting business to earn some extra money, Lisa, Carole, and Stevie believe that their skills will make the business a breeze, but soon find themselves in way over their heads.
The President and his horse-crazy daughter will be visiting Washington. Carole invites the girl to come for a ride at Pine Hollow. Security men walk around Pine Hollow, asking for security clearance for horses. But what happens when a real spy turns up?
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