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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0862783313, Paperback)From the land of the racehorse, an international bestselling author writes a horse story for children. Ger Kelly, a tough twelve-year-old, at the center of whatever mischief takes place in his Dublin neighbourhood, sneaks into the Dublin Horse Show. This is a very posh event and he and his friends are there to cause trouble. Then Ger sees a vision of beauty. She is Suzanne O'Carroll on her horse Star Dancer. Ger never imagined that a horse could float sideways, pirouette, or skip. He is captivated. He hangs around and eventually manages to strike up a conversation with Suzanne. She is learning dressage and dreams of riding her horse in the Olympics. Ger longs with all his heart to ride a horse like Star Dancer. Suzanne arranges that Ger can groom her horse at the show grounds every day, and so Ger begins the first job he has ever had. He has entered a magical new world. His pals make fun of him, but for the first time in his life Ger doesn't care what they think. Suzanne and Ger follow the horse events of the season, as Ger makes many mistakes and his friends cause problems, but Suzanne sticks by him and they become firm friends. It will take years of hard work for Suzanne to achieve her dream, but Ger's dream is even more demanding. He must shrug off his old way of life and become caring and disciplined if he is to be good with horses. Filled with thrills and excitement, and a tingle of danger, Star Dancer It is full of the unique atmosphere of the horse world.
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