The Horse of My Dreams: True Stories of the Horses We Love

The Horse of My Dreams: True Stories of the Horses We Love

by Callie Smith Grant

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Where do we turn when work is draining, a friend lets us down, or we can't take any more news stories or political controversies? We turn to animals. We watch and share heartwarming videos of animals and the people who love them. For over a decade, Callie Smith Grant has been helping people celebrate our animal friends with her delightful collections of stories, and she's back with more true stories for horse lovers.

With contributions from both well-known and up-and-coming writers, this heartwarming collection is the perfect way for animal lovers to decompress and remember God's good gift to us in the majestic, calming, inspiring, and even silly horses he created. Horse owners, horse lovers, and horse dreamers will adore these uplifting true stories.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493419425
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/17/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 642,532
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Callie Smith Grant is the editor of Second-Chance Dogs, The Cat in the Window, The Dog Next Door, The Cat on My Lap, The Dog at My Feet, and The Horse of My Heart. She is the author of several nonfiction books for young readers and adults as well as many animal-themed stories and poems, which can be seen in Guideposts anthologies and in magazines such as Small Farmer's Journal.

Table of Contents

Introduction Callie Smith Grant 11

When Stubborn Meets Stubborn Lauraine Snelling 15

The Power of Perception Sarah Barnum 21

The Year of the Dream Horse Lisa Begin-Kruysman 26

Redeeming Trust Cynthia Beach 32

Why We Had Ponies Lonnie Hull DuPont 39

The Twinkle Susy Flory 44

A Pinto for Pennies Jenny Lynn Keller 50

Flash and Henry Rachel Anne Ridge 55

Black Giant Karen Lynn Nolan 65

Not According to Plans Nicole M. Miller 70

A Horse Called Lady Sandy Cathcart 76

Shiloh in the Mist Connie Webster 81

My Horse Coworkers DJ Perry 85

A Forever Friend Catherine Ulrich Brakefield 91

Gray-Haired Sarah Barnum 97

Wild Thing Sarah Parsball Perry 101

Callie Had a Secret Yvonne Haislip 110

Conquering Fear Loretta Eidson 114

Fooling the Magician Tracy Joy Jones 122

Spirit of My Seventies Chris Kent 130

Let Go of the Reins Shannon Moore Redmon 136

Michigana Perry Goes to Wyoming DJ Perry 140

Showing It Alone Susan Friedland-Smith 145

The Meaning of an Heirloom Tisha Martin 154

Ransom Connie Webster 160

Own a Horse? Maybe Marian Rizzo 164

The Old Cowboy and a Horse Called Magic Tim Fall 170

Riding Royalty Delores Topliff 174

Babycakes Diane K. Weatherwax 179

One Saturday Morning Lonnie Hull DuPont 183

Coming Back to Myself Nicole M. Miller 188

A Real Enough Horse Karen Foster 192

Notes 197

About the Contributors 199

About the Editor 207

Acknowledgments 209

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