Although Amy is helping out with the horses at Heartland again, she still feels guilty about her mother's death. To make matters worse, she is trying to care for Spartan, the horse she and her mother rescued before the accident. For Amy, Spartan is an everyday reminder of the wreck. And Amy is a reminder for Spartan as well. Finally, Amy realizes that Spartan will never forgive her until she forgives herself.
Malory has a natural gift for riding, so it's no surprise that she's invited to try out for an exclusive summer riding team. But there are always hurdles. Malory needs to find a horse to ride, compete against her classmates for a spot, and deal with the fact that Caleb - the boy she's liked all year - is trying out as well. It doesn't help that things with Caleb have been tricky as of late, and that joining the team would mean leaving her father and Tybalt for the summer. Malory has always been methodical and reasonable, but even she struggles to make the decision that is right.
Even at graduation, Amy cannot concentrate on her accomplishments. She is distracted by her concern for a sick horse back at Heartland. College is weeks away, but she dreads having to leave her home and her work at the stable - the work she took over after her mother's death. It doesn't help that Lou, Joni, and Ty - her boyfriend - are already making decisions without her, anticipating life after she is away at school. When a new horse arrives for treatment, everyone seems wary of telling Amy his story. As she starts to treat him, his fear seems a mystery.
Being away from Heartland has been anything but easy for Amy Fleming. The work at the horse sanctuary was her life for years. Now she is in a pre-vet program, and she has new challenges and new friends. Amy refuses to believe anything has changed. But as soon as she's come home for spring break and been reunited with her boyfriend, Ty, she gets a call from another vet student. Will Savage is on a ranch in Colorado where there's a horse that needs Amy's help. Torn between her old life and her new one, Amy has to decide. But, in the end, she learns that she isn't the only one who is moving on.
Heartland is a horse farm nestled in the hills of Virginia, but it's much more than that. Heartland is like no other place--it's a place where the scars of the past can be healed, a place where frightened and abused horses learn to trust again. Pegasus is all Amy has left of her past, but he's steadily growing weaker. Amy's trying to care for him and hold Heartland together. She's striving to do just what her mother would have done, but everything is beginning to unravel. It will take all of Amy's courage to let go of her mother's legacy, but it is the only way that she will break free and find her own.
Heartland is a horse farm nestled in the hills of Virginia, but it's much more than that. Heartland is a place like no other -- a place where the scars of the past can be healed, a place where frightened and abused horses learn to trust again. When Amy finds out her sister, Lou, is trying to get in touch with their estranged father, she doesn't know how to feel. She isn't willing to let her father into her life again. Forcing herself to forget about it, Amy focuses her attention on the new horse, Melody. But when complications develop with Melody's unborn foal, it takes nothing short of a miracle to help Amy realize that life is not about the pain you've felt in the past, but the hope you hold for the future.
This book kicks off a new series about a 14-year-old girl who is developing her skills as a horse whisperer while tending to the animals at Heartland, a refuge for horses emotionally or physically traumatized. When her mother is killed in a tragic accident, Amy realizes she will never see her world the same again.
When Heartland is quarantined due to an equine flu, Amy learns there are limits to what she can do.
When Amy has no cure for Mercury's jumping problem, she can't believe Ty thinks they should suspend treatment. But a Native American healer has some new methods that just may work.
With Ty in the hospital, Amy is struggling to keep up with her Heartland chores and stay positive.
As Amy helps a lost horse, she makes the difficult decision of whether to leave Heartland in order to go to college.
As the girls of Chestnut Hill become closer, they learn more about one another's lives before boarding school. But Honey has a secret too close to her heart to share. She hasn't told anyone yet that she has a twin, so how can she bring him up now, when he's so sick? Then, when Patience's new pony, Minuet, is injured, Honey finds herself wanting to nurse the mare back to health. She pours all of her emotion into caring for the pony, even though she knows Minuet will never be her own. No one understands her dedication to Minuet, least of all Honey herself.
Just when Amy feels that things are back to normal at Heartland, an injured police horse named Venture arrives. Venture's partner, Sergeant Garcia, is desperate to help the wounded gelding. Amy convinces the policeman to put his trust in Heartland's methods. But when Amy's tried-and-true remedies have no effect on Venture, she is the one who loses faith. Before she can reach a breakthrough, Amy must open herself up to new possibilities and learn to believe in the power of change.
It's December, and Amy can't help but remember the last holiday she spent with her mother. Back then, Amy was training Sundance, the feisty pony they had rescued from an auction. While Sundance had proven to be a talent in the show ring, he was still impossible to handle in the stable. Frustrated by the pony's attitude and her mother's rigorous training schedule, Amy is lacking holiday - and Heartland - spirit. But then, Sundance falls ill. As Amy watches over him, she is finally able to glimpse the vulnerable pony's true heart - and understand the precious gift she shares with her mother.
When Amy journeys to Australia with her sister Lou to visit their father on his horse ranch, she doesn't feel like part of his new family. So Amy delves into the stable work, certain that the horses will at least welcome her.
The tryouts for the equestrian riding team are over, and Malory earned her spot as the second-ranked rider for Chestnut Hill. Still, she doubts whether she belongs at the elite school despite receiving a top scholarship. Then the pony she's training gets hurt, and Malory wants to ride Tybalt in the next show. But Tybalt is wary and defensive. Her instinct tells her they share a special bond, but she doesn't know how to reach him. Malory has always trusted her gut when it comes to horses, and she's willing to bet her future at Chestnut Hill that Tybalt has what it takes to win.
Amy visits her friend Carey and at first assumes that Carey needs help with her unruly horse Mustang. Later, Amy wonders why Carey is surprisingly cold towards both her and the horse.
Welcome to Chestnut Hill, a prestigious boarding school with a rich tradition of academics, horses, and rivalry. This year, five girls from different backgrounds will challenge the Chestnut Hill stereotype. There's witty, spunky Dylan; secretive Malory; western tomboy Lani; Honey, the soft-spoken Brit; and polished New Yorker Razina. None is prepared for the social or riding rigors, and they all doubt they will fit in -- certainly not if queen bee Lynsey and her clique have any say. But if this unlikely fivesome can band together, they may prove themselves the true stars of Chestnut Hill.
The saga of Heartland continues as Amy realizes she can't deal with everything alone when her grandfather is hospitalized and her sister is away in England. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Since the first day Gallant Prince arrived at Heartland, Amy has had a difficult time reaching the horse. He stays in the back of his stall, pacing anxiously. Amy knows the fear of the stable fire blazes behind Prince's threats, his bared teeth and haunted eyes. When Amy learns Prince's groom was also injured in the fire, she believes he may be the key to Prince's recovery.
Spunky, vivacious Lani Hernandez is excited to be back at school with her friends and horses after winter break. Then Lani receives a letter from home: Her parents are concerned about her grades and want her to transfer to another school where the extracurriculars won't be as distracting. Upset but determined, Lani sets out to change her parents' minds. When she sprains her wrist riding, she's able to devote more time to studying -- until she gets involved in planning a charity event. If the event is a success, will Lani be able to convince her parents that Chestnut Hill is the place for her?
There seems to be a growing movement to replace the new Director of Riding, Ali Carmichael. Can Dylan and her friends defend Ali from the conspiracy against her?
Amy knows Ty's father, Brad Baldwin, doesn't want his son working with horses, and she's relieved that Ty is dedicated to Heartland just the same. But everything changes when she finds out that he has transported horses in an illegal trailer. The horses are sick and dehydrated, and one is barely a year old. With Brad's job and seven horses on the line, Ty and Amy have to stand up for what they think is right - and believe that hope has the strength to heal.
While working at Heartland, Amy finds herself faced with the most difficult decision she's ever had to make.
Amy's summer is just underway when Alfredo Escobar, a member of a world-famous polo legacy, contacts her to help with a troubled horse at a luxurious estate in the Hamptons. If Alfredo and his pony, Impala, can't learn to work together, they'll both be in trouble.