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Kelly Wilson

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Kelly Wilson is the bestselling author of five autobiographical non-fiction books:For the Love of Horses, Stallion Challenges, Mustang Ride, Saving the Snowy Brumbies and Taming the Wild, a children’s picture book Ranger the Kaimanawa Stallion and the junior chapter book series Showtym Adventures. With her sisters Vicki and Amanda, Kelly has starred in the hit-rating TV series, Keeping Up with the Kaimanawas, following their work taming New Zealand’s wild Kaimanawa horses, and travelled to America and Australia to rescue and tame wild horses.

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'From our very first sighting of these horses we were all awed by their remarkable beauty.'

Kelly Wilson on seeing Kaimanawa horses in the wild

'I hope that thousands of people and horses around the world benefit from the knowledge discovered in these books.'

Kelly Wilson, Waikato Times (NZ)

'...Horses are the best teachers, and if they are well adjusted and happy you know you are doing something right.'

Kelly Wilson, NZ Booklovers

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A day in the life: Kelly Wilson

When you’re an author/ photographer/ horse tamer/ adventurer is there any such thing as ‘a usual day’? Find out in our interview with Kelly Wilson, author of the Showtym Adventures series.

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Which Wilson sister are you?

The Wilson sisters might share a love of horses, but each has a very different approach to life and to riding. Are you most like Vicki, Kelly or Amanda? Take this quiz to find out!

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Fact behind fiction: the real life Showtym Adventure ponies

Each story in the Showtym Adventures series is inspired by a true event from the Wilson sisters’ childhood, so every pony featured in the series has a real-life counterpart! We talked to Kelly Wilson to find out more about the real-life Showtym ponies.

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Which Wilson sister are you?

The Wilson sisters may share a love of horses but each sister has a totally different approach to life and to riding. Who are you most like? Take this quiz and find out!

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Five fast facts about the Kaimanawas

Read five facts about the Kaimanawas from Taming the Wild by Kelly Wilson! 

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The road trip that inspired Showtym Adventures 8!

Syd, the Muster Pony tells the story of the Wilson sisters' most epic adventure yet, and it's inspired by a real-life road trip Kelly and her sisters took in 2001! (warning: this article might induce a desperate longing to go adventuring around the country, read on at your own risk)

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Showtym Adventures activity pack

Calling all fans of the Showtym Adventures series! We've put together this awesome activity pack just for you.