Author Breakfast Speaker
Stacy Gregg's books The Princess and the Foal, The Island of Lost Horses and The Girl Who Rode The Wind have won the NZ Post Book Awards Children's Choice Award for Junior Fiction for the past three years in a row.
Stacy's research has taken her to Spain, Jordan and Italy. For her 2016 novel The Diamond Horse she travelled to Moscow to create a story based on real-life events during the reign of Catherine the Great.
Stacy is of Ngati Mahuta descent and was educated at Ngaruawahia High School and Kings College. Her first series, Pony Club Secrets, was based on a fictional version of the Ngaruawahia Pony Club. The thirteen books in the Secrets series chart the trajectory of an average pony club kid on her journey to become a world champion.
Pony Club Rivals, Stacy's second series, was set in Kentucky, USA at an exclusive bluegrass boarding school where the best riders from around the world gather to compete in a variety of equestrian pursuits.;
Based in Auckland, Stacy loves to ride but spends most of her time playing groom and chauffeur to her teenage daughter and her superstar horses Maddy and Cam.