Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Award winning American children's author. Born in 1967 in Indiana. She trained as a chemist, however, after taking a course in Children's Literature, she became interested in writing for children., especially historical fiction. She worked for a time as an editor for an equestrian magazine, and some of her novels feature horses.
Her best known novel, The War That Saved My Life, won the Newbery Honor in 2016. This, and it's sequel are set in the Second World War and have some horse content. Ms. Bradley has also written a picture book pony story for younger readers.
Ms. Bradley has her own website.