Two girls divided by time, united by their love for some very special horses – an epic Caribbean adventure! On a remote tropical island, twelve year-old Beatriz is about to embark on an epic journey, through hurricanes and across the high seas and back to the time of Christopher Columbus… When Beatriz stumbles across a wild mare with strange markings in the jungle she can’t believe it is real. Yet from that moment on the strongest connection grows between them, and she begins to uncover an incredible history. For centuries ago, Felipa and her horse, Cara Blanca, were running for their lives. As the fates of Beatriz, Felipa and their horses become entwined, Beatriz realises that the future of the world’s rarest horses depends on her. Based on the extraordinary true story of the Abaco Barb, a real-life mystery that has remained unsolved for over five hundred years.
<p>Stacy Gregg grew up training her bewildered dog to showjump in the backyard until her parents gave in to her desperate pleas and finally let her have a pony. Stacy’s ponies and her experiences at her local pony club were the inspiration for the Pony Club Secrets books, and her later years at boarding school became the catalyst for the Pony Club Rivals series.<br/>Stacy is a board member of the Horse Welfare Auxiliary and currently rides her beloved Dutch Warmblood gelding, Ash.</p>