Teen series featuring a girl called Amy Fletcher and set on a special horse rehabilitation centre in the USA. One of the few series to feature alternative equine training and healing methods - such as the Monty Roberts 'join-up' technique and T-Touch massage. Central to the story is Amy's relationship with her older sister and also the burgeoning romance between her and the stable helper Ty.
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1) COMING HOME
2) AFTER THE STORM
3) BREAKING FREE
4) TAKING CHANCES
5) COME WHAT MAY
6) ONE DAY YOU'LL KNOW
7) OUT OF THE DARKNESS
8) THICKER THAN WATER
9) EVERY NEW DAY
10) TOMORROW'S PROMISE
11) TRUE ENOUGH
12) SOONER OR LATER
13) DARKEST HOUR
14) EVERYTHING CHANGES
15) LOVE IS A GIFT
16) HOLDING FAST
17) A SEASON OF HOPE
18) NEW BEGINNINGS
19) FROM THIS DAY ON
20) ALWAYS THERE
Continuation of the Series in Heartland Specials:
There are also five Heartland Specials. Although not officially part of the series proper, three of them do continue the series with Amy's training as a vet.
21) BEYOND THE HORIZON
SUMMARY: Amy has now left the farm to train as a vet
22) A SUMMER TO REMEMBER
SUMMARY: Amy's summer vacation from college finds her whisked off to the estate of the wealthy Escobar family to help solve the behavioural problems of a polo pony.
23) A WINTER'S GIFT
SUMMARY: Amy is back from college for the Winter holiday. After a big change in their relationship, Amy and Ty have to reconcile their differences to help a pregnant mare.
Other Heartland Specials:
These two are related to the series but do not follow any chronological order.
aka A HOLIDAY MEMORY
Published under both titles for some unknown reason!
SUMMARY: Something of a prequel to the series proper as Amy looks back to her last holiday with her mother and the problem pony she was trying to help then.
SUMMARY: Not a story as such, more a collection of bits and pieces related to the series such as different therapeutic techniques for horses, training tips and Amy's favourite books, etc.
Paperback originals. All were reprinted by Scholastic with different cover art. No longer in print but used copies are very easy to find in the UK and USA and usually low cost.