Aubenhausen Manor - Emilia and the Joy of the Riding Horses

Ten-year-old Emilia has been riding for several years and has a special bond with the ponies at her riding school. Unfortunately her riding instructor keeps urging her to be tougher with them. Emilia is very reluctant to do this, but she also wants to be successful. Aft er a riding accident, Emilia increasingly questions her trainer’s methods – but also whether she will ever be able to become a “good rider.” An encounter with her great role model, Jessica von Bredow-Werndl, changes everything. Can Emilia regain her trust in herself and her pony with the help of Jessica...?

Antje Szillat

Antje Szillat is a full time author who has written numerous books for children, teenagers and young readers. Her children’s book series Rick and Fletcher were  huge successes. Szillat lives near Hanover with her husband and four children.

Jessica von Bredow-Werndl

Jessica von Bredow-Werndl is a double Olympic dressage champion, as well as one of the best riders in the world. She achieved great success at a young age as a multiple German and European Under 21 Champion. Along with her brother Benjamin Werndl, she runs the Aubenhausen Riding Facility, where they train talented horses up to the Grand Prix level. Her first book Das Glück der Erde: Was ich täglich von meinen wunderbaren Pferden lernen darf (Happiness on Earth) landed on the Spiegel bestseller list and was translated into English, among other languages. Since her triumph at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, she has become recognized worldwide outside of the dressage scene, and her international fan base is growing steadily, especially on Instagram.

Aubenhausen Manor - Emilia and the Joy of the Riding Horses

Ten-year-old Emilia has been riding for several years and has a special bond with the ponies at her riding school. Unfortunately her riding instructor keeps urging her to be tougher with them. Emilia is very reluctant to do this, but she also wants to be successful. Aft er a riding accident, Emilia increasingly questions her trainer’s methods – but also whether she will ever be able to become a “good rider.” An encounter with her great role model, Jessica von Bredow-Werndl, changes everything. Can Emilia regain her trust in herself and her pony with the help of Jessica...?

Bibliographic Data
248 pages, ISBN: 978-3-423-76395-0
First published 2022