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  • Published: 3 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9781775536772
  • Imprint: Random House New Zealand
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

For the Love of Horses




Three sisters and an unforgettable journey to tame New Zealand’s Kaimanawa horses

Three sisters and an unforgettable journey to tame New Zealand’s Kaimanawa horses

For the Love of Horses is a heartfelt story about a life familiar to many young Kiwis who love horses – the trials and tears of Pony Club, the joy of riding bareback, and the pressures of adolescence and competitive showjumping. It is also the story of an unlikely childhood dream coming true.

Every year in the wilderness of the Central Plateau, wild Kaimanawa horses are rounded up and sent to the slaughterhouse. It’s upsetting, but what else can be done? The Wilson sisters decide something could be done. They saw future champions behind the fiery eyes and beneath the shaggy coats. In this touching book, Kelly Wilson tells the true story of how they embarked on a courageous journey to train horses that most people believed were untrainable.

  • Published: 3 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9781775536772
  • Imprint: Random House New Zealand
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

About the author

Kelly Wilson

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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