First Fence by Kate Lattey describes the New Zealand adventures of a Pony Clubber, AJ, and her energetic pony nicknamed Squib.
AJ meets another rider her age named Katey who trains ponies with her mother, Deb. AJ is thrilled to be asked to ride and show with them, and is surprised that Katey is jealous of AJ's large family. Katey also admires the misbehaving Squib and together with her mom, they assist AJ in learning to control him. But a misunderstanding between the young girls has AJ distancing her self from her new friend.
A wonderful novel for horse lovers young and old!