Ryden, Hope

About the author

Hope Ryden is a naturalist, photographer and writer, with a particular interest in America’s wildlife. This includes its wild horses, and she has written (and illustrated): Wild Colt – the Life of a Young Mustang (1972), Mustangs – a Return to the Wild (1972), America’s Last Wild Horses (1978) and Wild Horses I Have Known (1999). She has one work of horse-related fiction to her name: Wild Horse Summer (1997).

Finding the book
Easy to find in both printings.

Links and sources
Hope Ryden’s website

Bibliography (horse books only)

Wild Horse Summer

Clarion Books, New York, 1997, 154 pp, illus Paul Casale
Yearling, 1999

13-year-old Alison spends the summer on a ranch in Wyoming where she learns to ride a horse and where Kelly, who is blind, helps her overcome an old fear.