Winter of the Crystal Dances by Angela Dorsey is a different type of equine novel; both realistic and supernatural. It is well written with great characters and an adventurous plot.
Evy is a teen with a secret, and she must learn to control her "gift" in order to avoid trouble. She's also a horse and animal lover along with her artistic mom. They leave out hay to feed a starving wild mustang herd during a bitter cold snap, but when a filly is attacked by a wolf, Evy helps to heal the unwilling wild patient.
Horse lovers from preteens to adults will enjoy this story of self-awareness.