Celebrating Marguerite Henry and Paralympians at KY3DE in Lexington

Trafalgar Square Books (TrafalgarBooks.com) is thrilled to announce a pre-release celebration for two incredible new books at the Defender Kentucky Three-Day Event in Lexington, Kentucky, April 25-28, 2024, plus a trunk show sale and pop-up book signings!

  • Visit TSB in Booth 259 with our friends at Horse Illustrated magazine for a limited quantity of Horse Illustrated VIP bags, including exclusive SNEAK PEEK chapters from the forthcoming autobiography Beyond Expectations: An Extraordinary Equestrian Journey from Deadly Diagnosis to the Paralympic Gamesby US Para Dressage Team Member Sydney Collier and Heather Wallace. Horse Illustrated will distribute only a certain number of VIP bags with goodies from a number of their amazing partners each day, so make sure you get yours as soon as you’re on the grounds! Beyond Expectations is due to be released in June 2024.
  • Make sure you come to Booth 259 on FRIDAY, APRIL 26! Beginning at 1:00 pm (and only going until we run out!), TSB is selling 100 exclusive pre-release copies of Dear Readers and Riders: The Beloved Books, Faithful Fans, and Hidden Private Life of Marguerite Henry, signed by biographer and journalist at the Wall Street Journal Lettie Teague! Get your copy a month before this exciting book’s international release and be the first to see the incredible photographs and find out hundreds of little-known facts about the author of Misty of Chincoteague, Justin Morgan Had a Horse, and dozens of other bestselling favorites!

Check out the early praise for Dear Readers and Riders:

“Lettie Teague’s loving and well researched biography does credit to Henry, and this beautifully produced book, including some of Wesley Dennis’s illustrations, deserves a spot  in every horse-loving reader’s permanent I highly recommend this book.” —Elizabeth Letts, Author of New York Times Bestsellers The Eighty Dollar Champion and The Perfect Horse

“A rare portrait of what it takes to be a bestselling writer far from the glamor of New York salons and soirees.” —Geraldine Brooks, Pulitzer prize-winning writer and author of Horse

“Lettie Teague has penned an extraordinarily detailed and sensitive illumination of Marguerite Henry and her writing life—a beautiful and unusual study of this beloved author and her work. A wonderful book.” —Lee Smith, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Girls, Fair and Tender Ladies, and Silver Alert

“What a lovely book!… an engrossing biography of Marguerite Henry.” —Tim Page, Pulitzer prize-winning critic, Professor Emeritus at USC, and author of Dawn Powell: A Biography

“I could not put this book down. I read it all in one sitting! What a dream to revisit my favorite childhood author through Lettie Teague’s delicious prose…. Marguerite would be proud.” –Beth Behrs, Actress, 2 Broke Girls and The Neighborhood, and Founder, She Herd Power Foundation

  • TSB will be hosting pop-up book signings throughout the weekend for authors on the grounds, including this year’s Road to the Horse winner and eventer Tik Maynard, eventer Doug Payne, trainer and coach Jen Marsden Hamilton, and professional grooms Emma Ford and Cat Hill. Watch signage at Booth 259 and follow TSB @horseandriderbooks on IG and FB for signing times and other special booth events at KY3DE.
  • Visit our bestsellers and new releases trunk show on the grounds, and order from our online bookstore TrafalgarBooks.comduring the event for 25% off select titles.

Can’t wait to see you in Lexington!

Trafalgar Square Books, the industry authority in equestrian publishing, is a small business based on a farm in rural Vermont. TSB has been publishing books “for the good of the horse” since 1985.