Mini Horses, Mighty Hearts: Rootbeer and Edward

Mini Horses, Mighty Hearts: Rootbeer and Edward


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When Rootbeer and Edward's owner moved to another state, the two miniature horses had no idea who would take care of them or what their future would be. To their relief and surprise avid animal lover Lilly, had a beautiful bay quarter horse Kiefer who lived in a corral opposite them. When Lilly found out Rootbeer and Edward were up for adoption she knew that they belonged with her and Kiefer. Together, Rootbeer, Edward and Lilly began a series of exciting adventures. After getting to know one another and weathering challenges, they discovered the deep joy and satisfaction that comes from having a purpose, that of serving others. Follow their fun and times of learning from fears and hardships. Enjoy their relationship with each other, bonds with animal friends and people of all ages, small children through senior citizens. Marvel at their gifts, antics, and even their hair-raising experience at a county fairgrounds. Fall in love, not once, but again, and again, and prepare to let these minis steal your heart!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781732266803
Publisher: O'Barke Publishing
Publication date: 11/05/2018
Pages: 220
Sales rank: 822,683
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 7 - 12 Years

About the Author

Rene Townsend is a horse-lover who waited until later in her life to own them. A woman of substance, Rene spent her life in service, Loving her educational career as teacher, principal and as the first female Superintendent in San Diego County, California. She was also the first woman to represent San Diego in the California Interscholastic Federation, an organization that oversees athletics for students. She taught at various universities, was managing partner of a superintendent recruitment firm, and as Executive Director for Eduction at Price Charities.

When riding her horses, Oz and then Kiefer, she felt fulfilled and at peace. After adopting Rootbeer and Edward, she realized her background as an educator could offer her miniature horses' a purposeful life. She connected with the Helen Woodward Animal Center in San Diego where she, Rootbeer and Edward were accepted into their Pet Encounter Therapy program. The trio regularly visit residential facilities for children, alternative schools and nursing homes with only one intention ... and that is to bring smiles to the people they meet. So far they have more than accomplished their goals!

Fueled by coffee. Driven by passion. Gina Dodge is a visual artist, maker of all sorts. Her medium of choice usually falls into the realm of painting, but she is infatuated with creating anything she can get her hands on. She is a graduate of Southern Utah University with a Bachelor Fine Arts Degree in Studio Art. Gina enjoys expressing her keen sense of humor through her work, and inspiring others just by being herself.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Happy Life

Chapter 2 - Uncertainty

Chapter 3 - Big Change

Chapter 4 - Habits & Manners

Chapter 5 - Getting Sick

Chapter 6 - Learning New Stuff

Chapter 7 - Mini Play Day

Chapter 8 - A Job?

Chapter 9 - Hired

Chapter 10 - First Job

Chapter 11 - Preparing to Work

Chapter 12 - Kids First

Chapter 13 - More Kid Time

Chapter 14 - Seniors Next

Chapter 15 - Animal Second Chances

Chapter 16 - Teenage Second Chances

Chapter 17 - Whoa!

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