Dark Horse, The

Dark Horse, The


Classic Western Fiction for Young Adults.
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ISBN: 9780878424863Format: SoftcoverSeries: WesternPages: 272Country of Origin: USAAuthor: James, WillAge Group: Young AdultsSize: 15 x 23

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Sent away as a colt because his colour didn't reflect his fine racing lineage, Colonel, the Dark Horse, finds himself in a strange land thousands of miles from home.

Charro, born in the badlands of the arid West and orphaned at a few months of age, is rescued from starvation by a cowboy named Brad. At the Hip-O Ranch on the edge of the badlands, fate brings these two colts together to form a bond that cannot be broken.

At first, the two colts are content to be fed and groomed by human hands. But one day, when someone leaves a corral gate open, Colonel and Charro head off into wild-horse country for adventure and a taste of freedom...

With forty line drawings and colourful prose, Will James vividly renders two weak-kneed, green colts who become the best of their breeds: Colonel, a race-winning champion, and charro, the wiliest wild mustang the West has ever seen.

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