Baker and Taylor
Shaman's Crossing: Book One of the Soldier Son Trilogy (Soldier Son Trilogy)
Serving his king during a time of realm expansion, nobleman's son Nevare Burvelle finds his promising career compromised by unexpected prejudice at the King's Cavalry Academy and the discovery that he is being rendered a pawn by the magical plains folk. By the author of the Farseer and Tawny Man series. Reprint.