What This Horse Has Taught Me

GirlsHorseClub.com Blog Archive on April 11, 2009, 8:01

by Stargazer, age 12

My boots crunch on gravel
I’m trying not to cry
Sometimes it seems like my life has unraveled
But there is still hope

The smell of the barn envelopes me
I grab his halter
And I’m on my way to the pasture
Where I can be freed

The gate clangs as I swing it shut
I am almost to tears
I fully intend to bury my face in his mane and cry
To tell him all about my fears

His nicker rings out and breaks the silence
I smile for I no longer need to cry
As he makes his way towards where I

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