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Top 8 books about horses

Horses have captured our imaginations, as children and adults, for centuries. Here are eight great reads about horses, both fiction and non-fiction, that will keep you entertained all summer long.

- Megan Wasson, Monitor contributor

Horse People: Scenes from Riding Life, by Michael Korda, Harper Perennial, 384 pp.

3. Horse People: Scenes from Riding Life, by Michael Korda

"Horse People" is part memoir and part non-fiction examination of horse people and their culture. Michael Korda takes the reader through the horses in his life, all over the United States, from English to Western, broken-down nags to expensive show horses, and everywhere in between. This book will suck you in with its dry humor and rich portraits of horses and their people.

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