Steps High is Kaya'aton'my's horse.


  • Name: Steps High
  • First Appearance: Meet Kaya
  • Breed: Appaloosa

In the Books

Meet Kaya: An American Girl

Kaya tries to race with Steps High, despite her father's warnings that Steps High isn't ready to race. She ends up nearly throwing Kaya off and has a distrust for Kaya. But at the end, she follows Kaya's instructions to go into the rushing river and swim when Kaya saves Speaking Rain.

Kaya's Escape: A Survival Story

Kaya is worried that Steps High will get kidnapped by the enemy tribes, which she is, leading to Kaya and Speaking Rain's capture as well. Steps High is left behind when Kaya escapes with Two Hawks.

Changes for Kaya: A Story of Courage

Kaya finds that Steps High is free and has a foal. She helps Kaya escape from the forest fire.

Kaya and the Flood

Kaya and the Grandmothers

In Kaya's Collection


Steps High.

Steps High was introduced to Kaya's Collection in 2002. Retail cost was $60 and later increased to $75.


Dark brown Appaloosa mare with spotted rump and hooves. She also has a white star on her forehead. Brown and white "fur" covering with plastic base. Plastic lower legs with white airbrushed spots. Brown eyes. Black mane and tail.


Non-removable braided rope bridle.[1]


Fringed simulated animal hide blanket.

2019 Update

KayaStepsHighSaddle 2019

Steps High bundled with Kaya's Saddle.

In 2019 Steps High was rereleased with the bridle unknotted and was now bundled with Kaya's Saddle. The cost was raised to $115.

See Also

References and Footnotes

  1. The bridle is tied into place, so if the knots are undone then it can be removed. There will be a hole in the horse's mouth left.
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