Equitainment Newsletter - Christmas Ideas for Children - 5 December 2016
3 Dec 2016
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When 12-year-old Mickey Miller moves from New York to Ireland, she soon discovers a link between herself and the 300-year-old legend of the mysterious Black Knight, who regularly haunts the sleepy Irish village.
With courage and a sharp mind, she sets out to save a precious herd of white horses and to thwart the evil plans of a greedy, ambitious woman...
THE LEGEND OF LONGWOOD - FAMILY HORSE MOVIE - DVD
In the vast expanse of the USA there are more mustangs being held in captivity than allowed to live free in the wild.
The heated struggle to protect wild horses from excess roundups has been raging for decades between the Bureau of Land Management, cattle ranchers and wild horse activists.
An engaging blend of exquisite nature documentary and character-driven narrative, American Mustang explores the majestic wild horses of the American West in their element, in a story about the battle-hardened special interest groups fighting for the lives of these extraordinary wild animals.
AMERICAN MUSTANG - HORSE DOCUMENTARY - DVD
When her estranged grandfather dies, city-girl Juliet is forced to go back with her mum, Karen, to their family ranch during Christmas. It's been 20 years since Karen was at the ranch and Juliet has never been.
Immediately, Karen is set at odds with Hugh, her father's ranch boss, who also happens to be her ex-fiance. Hugh claims that he is part owner of the ranch, but Karen intends to sell it.
The two start to battle over the ranch, bringing up old feelings long buried. Juliet occupies herself with her grandfather's horse, Rodeo and the two form a special bond.
Hugh's nephew, Monty, agrees to secretly teach Juliet how to ride Rodeo and the two start to fall for each other. Hugh and Karen begin to rekindle their own romance, leaving them to make a big decision about their fate and the ranch's fate.
RODEO AND JULIET - FAMILY HORSE MOVIE - DVD
Fourteen year-old Priscilla (Sophie Bolen, A Dog For Christmas) copes with a busy girl's life amidst the order and discipline of boarding school.
Removed from her familiar surroundings and sent to live with Duke (Kevin Sorbo, Hercules The Legendary Journeys, Kull The Conqueror), her rough and tumble cowboy father, she faces a dramatic change of lifestyle over the Summer break - adjusting to a place where horses ride hard and the lure of rodeo is never far away.
In the tradition of A Fine Step and Midnight Stallion, Rodeo Girl is a spirited family drama set against the thrill and open-air excitement of equine adventure.
RODEO GIRL - FAMILY HORSE MOVIE - DVD
In this touching family drama, Kacie Lewis is a rebellious 17-year-old girl struggling with guilt and anger after witnessing the death of her younger brother.
When Kacie is arrested and sentenced to a work-release programme at Spirit Riders, an equine therapy camp, she is clearly out of her element. However, she finds a kindred spirit in Blaze, a retired racehorse.
Under the guidance of the ranch's no-nonsense owner, Kacie helps retrain Blaze and in the process, learns how to let go of the past, forgive herself and set her spirit free.
SPIRIT RIDERS - FAMILY HORSE MOVIE - DVD
Horse Play! is packed with fun activities and projects for horse-loving kids, from how to create horse-themed room decor to crafting a mini barn and pasture, designing a dream horse, and hosting a horse-themed slumber party.
Looking for some horse-crazy fun? This book is packed with 68 pages of stickers, stencils, punch-out pieces, and even a poster! Turn your bedroom into a horsey haven with crafts, throw a pony-themed party with games and decorations, and brush up on your equine expertise with quizzes and checklists. Express your horse spirit!
Design your dream horse with stickers, braid your friends' ponytails, punch out a bookmark, brush up on horse breeds!
HORSE PLAY!: 25 CRAFTS, PARTY IDEAS & ACTIVITIES FOR HORSE-CRAZY KIDS
This charming, nostalgic memoir offers a glimpse into the lives of three remarkable sisters who went on to become household names to a generation of readers.
The twins were Diana and Christine who, with their elder sister, Josephine, wrote more than 150 books, which have sold in their millions around the world. Fifty years after the joint publication of their first book, It Began with Picotee, the siblings wrote about their extraordinary childhood with lovable, but often unreliable animals and unforgettable humans.
FAIR GIRLS AND GREY HORSES - PB
Tilly is fourteen now and has had her beautiful grey, Magic Spirit, for over three years and they're inseparable. She's thrilled they've been chosen for the Pony Club Eventing Championship team.
Together with Ben, Kya and Anna - they face the challenges of dressage, cross country and show jumping against tough competition. And they learn that good teamwork is not always as easy as it looks.Packed with expert advice from champion rider and Grand Slam winner, Pippa Funnell, on everything you ever wanted to know about horses.
THM01: TILLY'S HORSE, MAGIC: 01 TEAM SPIRIT
THM02: TILLY'S HORSE, MAGIC: 02 TEAM TRAINING
THM03: TILLY'S HORSE, MAGIC: 03 TEAM WORK
THM04: TILLY'S HORSE, MAGIC: 04 TEAM MAGIC
Thirty handsome illustrations capture the legendary grace and beauty of the horse and are ready to come alive with your coloUrs.
Horses take hold of our imaginations when they gallop across the plains whinnying into the wind. But most of all, horses capture our hearts. And it's said they've done more to change human history than any other domestic animal.
John Green skillfully portrays the legendary grace and beauty of this animal in a collection of 30 illustrations.
Handsome equines from Clydesdales to show horses are depicted in the wild and at work. Brief captions supplement an impressive panorama of one of the world's best-loved and most highly prized animals
WONDERFUL WORLD OF HORSES COLOURING BOOK
This nonfiction picture book about horses has a fresh focus: how people over the ages have decorated horses in special ways.
Organized into three categories warfare and hunting, performance and competition, performance, and ceremony the book introduces horses such as the chariot-pulling war horse of the Persians to the rose-decorated winner of the Kentucky Derby.
DECORATED HORSES - HB