The Girls Are In For Some Great Surprises...And A Pack Of Trouble! Max, the owner of Pine Hollow Stables, has decided to start a Pony Club, and Stevie, Carole and Lisa are overjoyed at the chance to get horse wise. But they're not so happy that spoiled Veronica diAngelo is getting another horse. None of them, especially Carole, can forget that Veronica's carelessness killed her first horse. But Lisa's worried that Carole and Stevie are jealous as well. How in the world can she tell them that she's getting a horse too? The Girls Of Pine Hollow Go West For Their First Rodeo! Carole, Stevie and Lisa can't believe their luck when they get another chance to visit their good friend Kate Devine at her family's ranch, The Bar None. But the girls hear some bad news when they arrive. The Bar None has lost a lot of business to a flashy new ranch closer to town. Can The Saddle Club girls pull out all stops and win big at the local rodeo to save The Bar None?
Bonnie Bryant is the author of nearly a hundred books about horses, including The Saddle Club, Pine Hollow and Pony Tails series. She has also written novels and movie novelisations under her married name, B.B. Hiller. Ms Bryant began writing The Saddle Club in 1986. Although she had done some riding before that, she intensified her studies then and found herself learning right along with her characters Stevie, Carole, and Lisa. She claims that they are all much better riders than she is. Ms Bryant was born and raised in New York City. She still lives there, in Greenwich Village, with her two sons.