A thrilling equestrian novel to delight all fans of the Wilson sisters, inspired by true events – 17-year-old Amanda’s nail-biting bid to win the top national Pony of the Year competition.
Rural Living Auckland ~ A story of tenacity, loyalty and courage, this new junior novel will likely prove most inspirational to young readers aged 12 and up.
Meet the Kiwi authors
Kelly Wilson is a New Zealand author, photographer and horsewoman. Find out more on her author page.
Amanda Wilson is one of New Zealand’s top showjumping riders, having won and placed in many national titles including Pony of the Year and Horse of the Year. With her sisters Vicki and Kelly, Amanda starred in the hit-rating TV series, Keeping Up with the Kaimanawas, following their work taming New Zealand’s wild Kaimanawa horses, and also travelled to America and Australia to rescue and tame wild horses. Her life with horses features in her sister Kelly Wilson’s bestselling books For the Love of Horses, Stallion Challenges, Mustang Ride and Saving the Snowy Brumbies, a children’s picture book Ranger the Kaimanawa Stallion and the junior chapter-book series Showtym Adventures. With Kelly, Amanda has cowritten a middle-grade novel, Showtym Viking, and the Wilson Sisters’ Horse and Pony Guide, a bible of safe equestrian practices for riders and horse and pony owners of all ages.