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A Horse Named Banner Blythe Ayne

A Horse Named Banner

Blythe Ayne

Published September 10th 2011
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10 pages
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Excerpt from Banner, a heart-warming story about a girl, her father, and her horse, by award winning author, Blythe Ayne:At the mile they turned right again, onto dirt road. The fields on either side smelled of grasses and ripening grain. TheyMoreExcerpt from Banner, a heart-warming story about a girl, her father, and her horse, by award winning author, Blythe Ayne:At the mile they turned right again, onto dirt road. The fields on either side smelled of grasses and ripening grain. They undulated and whispered in an ethereal gold-blue-silver murmur. Silently Minute and her father shared the Nebraska summer evening.Suddenly, her dad spurred his horse into a canter, and then a run.Minute spurred Banner madly, running full open in the moonlight, unsaddled, the horse, herself, the wind in her hair, hair and mane streaming out in a great long sweep. It felt like flying, and Daddy, ahead, with the black sky, black earth blending, looked like he and his horse were flying.Banner flowed into the night, his hooves pounding a rhythm, the motion smooth and graceful. A stride or two in the miraculous shift between canter and running, then everything poured together – the animal underneath, the fields and fence posts alongside, the moonlight streaming like water over everything.Banners hooves thumped against the sky, Minute could feel he loved the flying as much as she did.Ahead, on the top of the hill, Daddy stopped and turned his dark horse profile to her, watching them advancing. They came thundering up the hill, possessed....