The Saddle Club is nearing the end of their Oregon Trail ride. It's been a long ride, and it's about to get longer: Stevie Lake's competitive nature is taking over. When a boy on the trail ride boasts that he can do almost anything having to do with horses better than a mere girl, Stevie decides to take him up on the challenge. Before her friends know what's happened, Stevie is having a rodeo out West.
Has Stevie finally met her match? Can her friends stop this Wild West duel before things get out of hand? Or does this young cowboy have something else in mind when he challenges Stevie to a roping and hog-tying contest?
About Bonnie Bryant
Welcome to the Saddle Club!
There are only two rules in this club: You’ve got to be horse crazy, and you’ve got to be willing to help your friends.
Sound good? All you have to do to join is turn the page and start reading.
You’re going to meet a lot of new people in the Saddle Club. Some of them you’re going to love, and some of them . . . well, maybe not so much.
The club has three main members: Stevie (short for Stephanie), Carole, and Lisa.
Carole is the horse craziest of them all. Sometimes it seems as if horses are the only things on her mind. Lisa is cool-headed and logical, a straight-A student with a great memory. Stevie, on the other hand, can be a little impetuous and often forgets to use common sense. When she sees people in trouble, she’ll do just about anything to help get them out of it—and that’s where the fun begins!
So saddle up—I mean, open the book, and share the girls’ adventures, troubles, and triumphs. Join them as they solve mysteries, make friends, and visit new places. Learn about Pine Hollow Stables. Meet Max, their teacher, and Mrs. Reg, Max’s mother. Get to know some of the other riders, like Phil and Veronica. Well, you might not want to get to know Veronica. You’ll have to see for yourself.
Most of all, have fun with your fellow Saddle Club members, who are sure to become your new best friends.