Summer’s Surprise Blog Archive on April 10, 2009, 9:00

by Allison, age 13

“Whoa, whoa, WHOA!!!!!!” I screamed at my horse. He ignored my voice and my yanking on the reins. He thought what was behind him was more terrifying than I could ever be. I let him get away from the plastic bag fluttering on the road behind us and sighed. There was no way on earth I could use this horse for trail rides.

I had never planned to use my beautiful Summer as a trail horse. I thought he would always be a special horse only I would ride. And then I discovered the cost of owning him. My parents agreed that I could have him if I helped them pay his

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