The Show Barn Blues Series & Beyond
Show Barn Blues (Book 1)
Show Barn Blues is the story of Grace Carter, an established trainer in an establishment that’s falling apart, and her long-running equestrian center filled with squabbling boarders, hopeful riders, and magnificent horses.
As Central Florida’s farms give way to more hotels and theme parks, Grace has to find a new way to keep her beloved farm in business. But she’ll find she’s playing a dangerous game, one with the odds stacked against her, as she fights to save her corner of horse country.
Reviews for Show Barn Blues:
“Show Barn Blues gets my full endorsement as a great little escape novel that gets all its horse facts straight, and feels more like making new barn friends in Florida than it does like reading. Whether you’re coming home from a long day at the barn or a full day at the office, this is a charming little book to curl up with by the fireplace this fall.” – Lorraine Jackson, Horse Nation
Horses in Wonderland (Book 2)
The story continues in Horses in Wonderland, a unique look inside the world of horses and theme parks. With a mature heroine and a cast of diverse characters, this is equestrian fiction like you’ve never seen it before.
Can one show barn coexist with the world’s most famous theme park resort? Grace, long-time owner of Seabreeze Equestrian Center, sure hopes so. She and her staff have been working every angle in the books for the past few years, as their country neighborhood succumbs to vacation-land sprawl.
A shot at making a few extra bucks by renting stalls to a trainer specializing in parade horses becomes a new obsession for Grace’s assistant trainer, Kennedy — and a shot in the arm for Grace, who finds herself charmed by the local theme park’s equine manager, Mark. Not ready to cede the area’s equestrian experiences to the theme parks, she begins to think she can beat them at their own game. Which, unfortunately, won’t be easy to explain to Mark.
Trying to balance a barn full of boarders, aggressive new neighbors, a troublesome staff and a relationship with a man whose business model is in her crosshairs isn’t easy. Grace has been in the horse business a long time… but it’s never looked like this before!
Reviews for Horses in Wonderland:
“Like “You’ve Got Mail” with horses! This is a fun read, a peek behind the curtain of a real-life entertainment juggernaut which shall not be named, but you can certainly guess.” – R. Maners, Amazon
The Hidden Horses of New York: A Novel
The Hidden Horses of New York is a trip through New York City and Saratoga, and their equine communities which hide in plain sight.
Winner of the American Horse Publications’ Equine Fiction Award and the Equus Film & Arts Fest Horse Racing Fiction Award
Jenny and her friends are out to change the world — the horse racing world, that is. Armed with idealism, some up-front cash and the drive to make a difference, they’re going to showcase the good guys of racing. That is, if the racing establishment will let them through the door. With a slow-burning romance and a passionate life mission, The Hidden Horses of New York is the perfect escape read for anyone who loves New York City and horses.
Reviews for The Hidden Horses of New York
“A horse lover’s delight! Full of heart and NYC grit. I loved exploring the hidden horses of NY with Jenny! Absolutely a new hit from Natalie Keller Reinert.” – Jessica Burkhart, author of Canterwood Crest and Wild Hearts