Monday, September 28, 2009

Rimfire: The Barrel Racing Morgan Horse

Ellen F. Feld
Willow Bend Publishing (2009)
ISBN 9780970900210          
Reviewed by Sara McGinn (age 9) for Reader Views Kids 


"Rimfire: The Barrel Racing Morgan Horse" by Ellen F. Feld brings the Morgan Horse series back to life!  This time the star, Heather Richardson, meets Katie and her horse, Hot Shot.  Katie introduces Heather to barrel racing, which is a sport for horses.  Heather thought it was so much fun that she became interested in barrel racing as well.  Soon she meets Rimfire, another barrel racing horse.   She thought he was beautiful and could not wait to ride him.  It was love at first sight!  It must be a coincidence when Rimfire turns out to be a Morgan Horse! (I think a Morgan is a horse breed.)  Soon Rimfire is bought by Heather's best friend, Nicholas.  Rimfire goes to many barrel racing competitions, but when he goes missing, yikes! See what happens when you read about Heather and Rimfire.
This book is wonderfully adventurous.  I love how Heather and Nicholas develop a relationship with Rimfire.  This book was fun to read and review and it's definitely a keeper!
My favorite things about this book are the skillfully named chapters and the great storyline!  I learned a lot about barrel racing and horses!
"Rimfire: The Barrel Racing Morgan Horse" by Ellen F. Feld is highly recommended and I won't be exaggerating when I say that this book is spectacular!