Horse Fact: the Horse’s Temperature

In the sixth book in the Free Rein series, Contagious, Kate King’s horse Captain gets sick. In time, so too does Jacqui’s pony Jaq. The family are on watch over all the horses being agisted at Genesis, for fear of the horses having caught something that could easily be passed onto others. This is the […]

Contagious Excerpt

Here’s an excerpt from the sixth book in the Free Rein series, Contagious. Kate took in the droopy ears of Captain and a runny nose. The fluid wasn’t the clear colour it should be, but instead was a yellowish-green colour. Being cautious, she grabbed a thermometre to check his temperature. Standing to the side of […]

Breakover Excerpt

Here’s an excerpt from my latest release, Breakover (Thoroughbred Breeders #4). Craig kept his gaze fixed on the road in front of him. It was late in the afternoon and he had finally managed to get away from the Jenkins home. That was after a hearty meal, desert and two more rounds of coffee and […]

Equine Authors Website

Hi everyone! I’m excited to be able to share details with you of a new project of mine: Equine Authors. I’ve set up another site that focuses on helping horse book authors to develop a book, publish it and promote it. The site focuses on tools and services that you can use for free to […]

Horse Term: Hands High

I believe this particular term used to describe a horse’s height isn’t Australian. It’s a term commonly used by many horse people around the world. Jacqui and her friends ride ponies more often then they do horses. A pony is known to be 14.2 hands high, or shorter. Horses and ponies are measured in hands […]

Horse Country Excerpt

Here’s an excerpt from my debut novel, Horse Country – A World of Horses. Glancing out of the school window across the green oval the bored sixteen-year-old sighed, admitting to herself that it would be a lot more exhilarating racing her palomino gelding around the emerald surface, rather than sitting in a stuffy room while […]

A Dollar Goes a Long Way Excerpt

Here’s an excerpt from the fifth book in the Free Rein series, A Dollar Goes a Long Way. Sunday morning the King family headed off to church. As had become routine, Geordie joined them. Jacqui happily headed out to kids church with her redheaded friend, thinking once again how nice it would be if Hannah […]

Breakover (Thoroughbred Breeders #4) on Amazon

Hi everyone!  If you’re not on my email list (pssst… you can subscribe on this page, look for the subscription box on the top right of this page), it may be news to you that the fourth book in the Thoroughbred Breeders series is now available for pre-order on Amazon! You can click to pre-order […]

Equine Authors United

It’s a great thing when complimenting businesses work together. They are able to promote for each other and keep customers happy. Some may debate that equine authors are actually competition for each other, but I beg to differ. As an avid horse book reader, I am always up for a new horse story! I love […]

Australian Term: Float

There are instances in the Free Rein series where horses or ponies need to be relocated from one property to another. An example is when Geordie and Hannah get their first ponies. They have to be moved from Hannah’s Aunt Jan’s property, to Jacqui’s parents’ property, Genesis. This can be done in a large vehicle […]