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Horses Nine

Stories of Harness and Saddle

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Author: Sewell Ford
Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 37,274 / 111 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 646
Added to site: 2006.11.17
mnybks.net#: 15270
Origin: gutenberg.org

It is a labor of love to read "Horses Nine" partly because Ford knows so entirely what goes into the making of a proper horse, and a proper man. Though horses of course dominate, the men are very far from being mere incidentals, or even a sort of human background for equine portraits.

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BLUE BLAZES - And the Marring of Him
CHIEFTAIN - A Story of the Heavy Draught Service
BARNACLES - Who Mutinied for Good Cause
BLACK EAGLE - Who Once Ruled the Ranges
BONFIRE - Broken for the House of Jerry
PASHA - The Son of Selim

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