On The Sidelines

Author: Grace Wilkinson
ISBN: 9781548390914
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Too much is changing for Sybil, and moving yards is the final straw. But three-star event rider Rose Holloway isn't what Sybil was expecting, and despite initial reservations, she warms to Rose, if only for the sake of her pony, Jupiter. Maybe change won't be so bad after all...But after a disastrous event, Sybil's plans are ruined, and a summer of eventing is no longer on the cards, leaving her on the sidelines as her friends move on to FEI ponies.A flighty and sensitive pony arrives at the yard to be sold. The mare is everything Jupiter is not, and certainly not the kind of pony Sybil would have ever thought of riding, but she accepts Rose's offer to help train her, though Sybil doubts whether she is up to the challenge.

The Eighty Dollar Champion

Author: Elizabeth Letts
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 0345521099
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Traces the story of a champion equine jumper and the Dutch farmer who rescued him from the slaughterhouse, recounting how the farmer discovered Snowman's jumping talents and trained him to compete against the world's thoroughbreds.

The Dream Hunter

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
ISBN: 9781429921527
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In the ethereal world of dreams, there are champions who fight to protect the dreamer and there are demons who prey on them... Arik is such a predator. Condemned by the gods to live eternity without emotions, Arik can only feel when he's in the dreams of others. For thousands of years, he's drifted through the human unconscious, searching for sensation. Now he's finally found a dreamer whose vivid mind can fill his emptiness. Dr. Megeara Kafieri watched her father ruin himself and his reputation as he searched to prove Atlantis was real. Her deathbed promise to him to salvage his reputation has now brought her to Greece where she intends to prove once and for all that the fabled island is right where her father said it was. But frustration and bad luck dog her every step. Especially the day they find a stranger floating in the sea. His is a face she's seen many times.... in her dreams. What she doesn't know is that Arik holds more than the ancient secrets that can help her find the mythical isle of Atlantis. He has made a pact with the god Hades: In exchange for two weeks as a mortal man, he must return to Olympus with a human soul. Megeara's soul. With a secret society out to ruin her expedition, and mysterious accidents that keep threatening her life, Megeara refuses to quit. She knows she's getting closer to Atlantis and as she does, she stumbles onto the truth of what Arik really is. For Arik his quest is no longer simple. No human can know of a Dream-Hunter's existence. His dream of being mortal has quickly turned into his own nightmare and the only way to save himself will be to sacrifice the very thing he wanted to be human for. The only question is, will he?

Just A Groom

Author: Laurie Twizel
ISBN: 9781521301562
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Elsa Aldridge pours her blood, sweat and tears into being the best possible groom that she can be for up-and-coming event rider Sophia Hamilton. But when fellow competitor Frederick Twemlow snatches away their top horse, everything they have ever worked for is on the brink of falling apart before their eyes.Frederick Twemlow is gorgeous, rich, popular and at the top of the eventing ranks. When he sets his sights on something, he doesn't stop until he gets it. So when he begins to make eyes at Elsa, they both know it's only a matter of time before Frederick gets what he wants. Desperate to despise him for tipping their yard into turmoil, and to prove her loyalty to Sophia; for how long can Elsa resist his charms?

The Horse Is Never Wrong

Author: Mary Pagones
ISBN: 9781941165584
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Autism may have trouble speaking, but Asperger's won't shut up. Things aren't going well for fifteen-year-old Heather during her sophomore year of high school. Not only is she friendless, she has been recently diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) by the school psychologist. The only things Heather has to comfort her are her books and that's just not enough. After Heather begins to take riding lessons at a local stable, things begin to change. Riding horses forces Heather out of her comfort zone and teaches her about her hidden capabilities and strengths. Gradually, the label that she has been given seems less and less important. But can she continue to improve enough to become a really good rider, the kind of rider she wants to become who can communicate with her horse and teach it something meaningful? These are the types of questions people can't answer-she must ask the horse, because... THE HORSE IS NEVER WRONG.

The Secret Horse Jessie S Pony Tales

Author: Emma Wigley
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781976481741
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Cornwall, a place of wild beauty and adventure. Surrounded by sea and moorland, Jessie finds a freedom she has never known before when she discovers troubled horse, Luna. Determined to gain Luna's trust, Jessie sets out to learn all she can about horses and, with the help of a band of wild ponies, a free-spirited young photographer and her riding stables friends, Jessie gains a deep knowledge of what it really takes to understand horses. However, the secrets Jessie keeps could be revealed at any moment. With wild gallops across the moors, collecting shells from a stormy sea, fireside stories and star-lit adventures at the hidden hut Jessie will do whatever it takes to stop her new life from unravelling.

Winners Dream

Author: Bill McDermott
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476761108
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A leadership and career manifesto told through the narrative of one of today’s most inspiring, admired, and successful global leaders. In Winners Dream, Bill McDermott—the CEO of the world’s largest business software company, SAP—chronicles how relentless optimism, hard work, and disciplined execution embolden people and equip organizations to achieve audacious goals. Growing up in working-class Long Island, a sixteen-year-old Bill traded three hourly wage jobs to buy a small deli, which he ran by instinctively applying ideas that would be the seeds for his future success. After paying for and graduating college, Bill talked his way into a job selling copiers door-to-door for Xerox, where he went on to rank number one in every sales position he held and eventually became the company’s youngest-ever corporate officer. Eventually, Bill left Xerox and in 2002 became the unlikely president of SAP’s flailing American business unit. There, he injected enthusiasm and accountability into the demoralized culture by scaling his deli, sales, and management strategies. In 2010, Bill was named co-CEO, and in May 2014 became SAP’s sole, and first non-European, CEO. Colorful and fast-paced, Bill’s anecdotes contain effective takeaways: gutsy career moves; empathetic sales strategies; incentives that yield exceptional team performance; and proof of the competitive advantages of optimism and hard work. At the heart of Bill’s story is a blueprint for success and the knowledge that the real dream is the journey, not a preconceived destination.

The Adventures Of Bella Emily

Author: Michelle Lesley Holland
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781544653310
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A delightful story in Emily's own words. Emily Pope is Thirteen years old and lives near the South Downs. Ever since she can remember she has dreamt of owning her own pony. The pony will be her best friend and they will share many adventures together. Emily's parents think she is too young for the responsibility of owning a pony and needs to gain more experience before they will consider it. So the adventure begins. Emily starts work at the nearby riding stables, works hard and learns everything she can. Will her parents relent when they see how single minded she is? Will Emily find her dream pony? This story will touch the heart of any child who loves ponies and take them on a delightful journey. There will be tears, laughter and joy along the way. Will it be worth it in the end? 50% of any profit from the sale of this book will be donated to animal rescue charities and animal rescue organisations.

Quick Bright Things Come To Confusion

Author: Mary Pagones
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781535052368
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"I've always said if you can't pick a stall with one hand while eating a slice of pizza, you're not a real horse person." Simon has never shied away from hard labor. But being a working student at a German eventing barn has meant more time behind a wheelbarrow with a pitchfork than in the saddle. Simon's desperation to make it in the horse world is tempting him to leave his position altogether and ride for a trainer with questionable ethics...and a very talented horse named Milton. How much will Simon have to sacrifice to get ahead in this business and realize his dreams?

Wildest Dreams

Author: Kristen Ashley
Publisher: Kristen Ashley
ISBN: 1465962662
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Seoafin “Finnie” Wilde was taught by her parents that every breath was a treasure and to seek every adventure she could find. And she learns this lesson the hard way when they perish in a plane crash. But she never forgets and when she discovers there is a parallel universe where every person has a twin, she finds a witch who can send her there so she can have the adventure of a lifetime. But upon arrival in the Winter Wonderland of Lunwyn, she realizes she’s been played by her twin and finds herself walking down the aisle to be wed to The Drakkar. Thrown into inauspicious circumstances, with years of practice, Finnie bests the challenges and digs into her adventure. But as Frey Drakkar discovers the woman who is his new wife is not Princess Sjofn, a woman he dislikes but instead, his Finnie, a free-spirit with a thirst for venture just like him, without her knowledge he orders his new bride bound to his frozen world, everlasting. But at the same time Frey plunges Finnie into a web of political intrigue that includes assassination plots, poison, magic, mystery and… dragons.