My Golden Horse by Caroline Akervik is a wonderful novel for horse lovers. Most horse people have one horse that is near and dear to their heart. Although this is a fictional story, the horse Tandy was a real horse that the author knew and loved.
Ellen is a teenager with a famous equestrian mother but both are living another life after her mom's tragic accident. Ellen meets Tandy, a beautiful Palomino who has issues after too many horse shows. Ellen feels a connection - that they both need each other. With the help of a friend, the two learn about each other and teach each other along the way.