Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
The Saddle Club is a children's television series based on the books written by Bonnie Bryant and is an Australia/Canada co-production. Like the book series, the scripted live action series follows the lives of three teenage girls in training to compete in equestrian competitions at the fictional Pine Hollow Stables, while dealing with problems in their personal lives. This series debuted in 2001 and ended in 2003. However, due to popular demand, the series was renewed for a third season with new actors since the original ones were considered too old. The series revolves around the experiences of three girls, who form a club named "The Saddle Club" after recognizing their shared love for horse riding. Their natural rival is another young rider at the barn named Veronica DiAngelo.
Throughout the series, The Saddle Club navigates their rivalry with Veronica, training for competitions, horse shows, and the quotidian dramas that arise between friends and staff in the fictional Pine Hollow Stables. In each show, The Saddle Club prevails over its adversities, usually sending a message emphasizing the importance of friendship and teamwork. The show is rated TV-G
semi serious, realistic
best friends, friendship, friends, hotshot hero, underdog, race against time, horse, obsession, fall in love, parents and children, workplace romance, against the odds, haunted by the past, teenager, price of justice, working class, animal life, love and romance, girl horse relationship, saddle, club, girl, horse riding, friend
contemporary, 21st century, 2000s