Team Up - Book One of the Wattle Hill Equestrian YA Series.
Henrietta O'Hara and her best friend JJ Marlborough, along with their farming families are horse mad and jumping crazy! There is Hetta's brother Theo, who rides a cheeky black and white galloway called Quiz and Hetta's mum who is universally known as Hots due to her flaming red hair and JJ's father Cam, his grandfather Old Jimmy and his younger brother Hamish who is also a friend of Theo's and they all share a passion for their horses, Spider, Kite, Betty, King Kong and YoYo. Hetta and JJ team up with a group of school friends including Savannah Williamson, Hetta's arch enemy and school cool group leader, to help solve local mysteries while exploring the rural countryside around Wattle Park which is under threat of being subdivided into high density housing by Savannah's father which challenges the very fabric of their life.
Competition is always tough to get into the Wattle Park College show jumping team to compete in the Victorian State School Championships. But when Hetta and JJ discover their arch enemy Savannah has unexpectedly purchased an expensive new show jumper, the competition toughens up considerably! Savannah's motive is clear but when the new horse proves himself a dangerous acquisition, Hetta and JJ know Savannah has put herself and the team's performance in jeopardy. Can Hetta and JJ rescue Savannah and save the team or will their arch enemy's actions destroy Wattle Park's chance of success in the Victorian State Schools Show Jumping Championship?