horses Books

& Jade Leahy



Horses Can Roll but They Can’t Roller-skate, book by Jade Leahy

Horses Can Do Ballet

Horses Can Roll but They Can’t Roller-skate is the follow on from my first award winning inclusive children’s book. 

in this story Molly longs to wear pink silk ballet shoes and dance like her friends. Enter the arena Rosie, Rosie is a piebald pony with a special gift and together, she and Odin, embark on a journey to help Molly learn to dance in her own unique way. 

Our first story, won international best children’s theapay book at the Equus festival, has been featured by Primary Times Magazine and been used as an educational tool, as well as being enjoyed by young readers from the UK to Australia. Every copy sold will make a donation to The Riding for The Disabled Association. 


Horses Can Roll but They Can’t Roller-skate is my award-winning inclusive children’s book.

Their adventure has been endorsed by bestselling author and creator of the Little Alf Books Hannah Russell, as well as SEN education specialists and Primary Times. It’s even been featured in Absolute Horse and Horse and Hound!

Rosie Posie the piebald cob is joining us in the next chapter of our adventure, and you can pre order your copy of horses can do ballet by subscribing below…


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Parents & Schools

I’m creating a range of resources to encourage little readers to think about concepts such as emotional resilience, confidence, disability awareness and empathy. These will be available to download.

Please send in pictures letters and creativity to be published on the website. These resources may form part of a guest author talk please contact me to arrange a visit!


About Me

I’m a 40 something countryside dweller with a lifelong love of animals I’m never happier than when I’m in the company of animals.

I love writing about Molly and Odin’s adventures, I have launched my equestrian podcast and I’ve created 2 clothing collections which not only donate to charity but also away of me joining in with your adventures.


-Loving Life in the Saddle -

Jade Leahy in the saddle!