The Colt at Taparoo

The fastest foal born that spring at Taparoo is Fire, Gay’s beautiful chestnut colt.

Printing history
Hutchinson, 1976, illus Victor Ambrus
Dragon, pb, 1978. Cover Gordon Crabb, illus Victor Ambrus, 140 pp.

The fastest foal born that spring at Taparoo is Fire, Gay’s beautiful chestnut colt. When they ride out into the plains and mountains, they are often attacked by the bad tempered mare Queen and her colt, but can’t understand why. Then they remember the mystery surrounding Fire’s birth, and start to wonder just which horse was his father.

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Elyne Mitchell