Doubleday & Company, New York, 1964, cover art by John Robinson
As far as I know, this was not published in the UK
Sara Westmacott is left an orphan, bringing up her two young brothers. She takes on a broken-down race horse from a local farmer, and is helped by her old friend and neighbour, Andrew. Not everyone is prepared to help Sara, and she faces ugly hostility from those who “know best”. She is not the only person shunned by the community, but her struggle with the horse brings some disparate people together.