Black Stallion Series
This is author Walter Farley’s best-selling series about the stallion and his young owner, Alec Ramsay. The series chronicles the story of an Arab sheikh’s prized stallion after he comes into Alec’s possession, although later books furnish the Black’s backstory.
Books in the Black Stallion series:
The Black Stallion (1941)
Shipwrecked off the coast of North Africa, Alec Ramsay tames a wild black stallion and brings him home to America.
The Black Stallion Returns (1945)
Alec Ramsay learns that Black had been stolen and his rightful owner comes to reclaim him.
Son of the Black Stallion (1947)
Alec Ramsay receives the Black’s first foal, a colt named Satan.
The Blood Bay Colt (1950)
In this exciting entry in the story of the Black Stallion and his offspring, a colt is trained to harness racing.
The Black Stallion’s Filly (1952)
Black Minx, daughter of the Black, has been spoiled - can Henry and Alec get her ready to race in the Derby?
Big Black Horse (1953)
This is an abridged version of the classic story of Alec Ramsay and his Arabian horse - The Black.
The Black Stallion Revolts (1953)
When his restless black stallion revolts against the routine and schedule of stable life, becoming a potential killer, a plane crash thwarts Alec’s plans to give the Black free run in the desert, and bringing danger to both boy and horse.
When Tom Messenger is injured in an accident, it’s up to Alec Ramsay and Henry to race Bonfire in the Hambletonian.
The Black Stallion’s Courage (1956)
When a devastating fire destroys the brood barn Alex Ramsay takes the Black back to the track to earn the money to replace it.
The Black Stallion Mystery (1957)
Three yearling colts must be sons of the Black, but they aren’t. Alex Ramsay and Henry go looking for the sire and find the father of them all.
The Horse-Tamer (1958)
Henry tells Alex Ramsay about his brother William Dailey, a horse-tamer.
Steve Duncan and Flame challenge Alec Ramsay and the Black to race.