The Island of Lost Horses by Stacy Gregg


The Island of Lost Horses by Stacy Gregg

Two girls divided by time, united by their love for some very special horses - an epic Caribbean adventure! On a remote tropical island, twelve year-old Beatriz is about to embark on an epic journey, through hurricanes and across the high seas and back to the time of Christopher Columbus...When Beatriz stumbles across a wild mare with strange markings in the jungle she can't believe it is real. Yet from that moment on the strongest connection grows between them, and she begins to uncover an incredible history. For centuries ago, Felipa and her horse, Cara Blanca, were running for their lives. As the fates of Beatriz, Felipa and their horses become entwined, Beatriz realises that the future of the world's rarest horses depends on her. Based on the extraordinary true story of the Abaco Barb, a real-life mystery that has remained unsolved for over five hundred years.


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About the Author

Stacy Gregg

The author of seventeen books, Stacy Gregg has reinvigorated the pony genre with her two popular series Pony Club Secrets and Pony Club Rivals.

Stacy Gregg understands the desperation of wannabe horsey girls who want a pony of their own. She spent many frustrating horse-less years training her bewildered dog to showjump in the back yard until her parents gave in and she got her first pony – a sway-backed brown mare named Bonnie. She currently rides a rather uppity, difficult chestnut gelding called Jasper and dreams of owning a posh Andalusian stallion.

A former high-profile fashion editor (she was a judge on the New Zealand version of TV’s Next Top Model and editor-at-large of Fashion Quarterly Magazine), Gregg has no regrets about trading her Christian Louboutins for life in gumboots. She lives in Auckland with her partner Michael, their nine-year-old daughter and assorted animals.

Photo credit Carolyn Haslett

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320 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

4th June 2015



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