Can a pony named Christa help Amanda solve an ancient mystery and help her conquer her fears?
When Amanda and her friend Shannon hear a ghost story about a lost silver mine in Rattlesnake Hill, they are determined to find out if it is true. When they set off on horseback to explore, mysterious clues start to appear and the gilrs are more curious than ever!
Both girls are spooked about the legend, but Amanda is ever more scared about riding a horse. When danger strikes, Amanda and Shannon learn the truth. But will Shannon's beautiful pony, Christa< be able to convince Amanda that she can conquer her fears and save the day?
Ashleigh Miller feels like she's losing control. There's her job at Shady Trails Riding Ranch, Riding Club, two horses, three best friends, three mortal enemies and two new "friends" to take care of.
With her parents' new B & B now up and running, there are also quests to look after. At least there's one piece of good news in the her life - Jenna is coming to visit.
Meanwhile, there's the challenge of learning a whole new style of riding before the Western Horse Show. And since Gary won't own up to his past, that means taking lessons from the most experienced Western rider in Shady Creek - King Creeptake, Flea Fowler!
Shelby would never ever sell her beloved Blue, would she? Just how much money would it take to make her change her mind? And when Shelby's new friend Olivia tells her about a horse that she got for free, Shelby knows it's too good to be true. What is the secret price that Olivia will have to pay?
A new tack shop and a gala polo match are reasons to celebrate for horse trainer Michaela Bancroft - until equestrian Sterling Taber is found clubbed to death with a polo mallet. Worse yet, suspicion falls on Michaela.
The weapon belongs to Michaela, her prints are all over it, and rumours of her alleged affair the the victim aren't helping. With her boyfriend, Detective Jude Davis out of town, Michaela doesn't stand a chance of proving her innocence and clearing her name unless she delves into Taber's mysterious life and death on her own.
But in unearthing a real suspect and a motive, she discovers a deadly secret. Amd Taber's shady friends are more than willing to throw Michaela off the track - for good!