The Horse Healer: A Novel. By Gonzalo Giner. This new book was released 04-14-15!
Uncategorized / April 15, 2015

[1] Book Review by: Sharon Powers.      As a young woman, my favorite novel was, Black Beauty, by Anna Sewell; I read this book more than thirty times because of my love for the story and, of course, for my love of horses. I was what people called, “horse crazy.” My bedroom had books about horses, Breyer horse statues, horse magazines, horse stickers, and, of course, I watched horse movies whenever I could (International Velvet starring Elizabeth Taylor, etc.). I told everyone that I was going to grow up and have a horse farm, and later, that I was going to be a veterinarian. [Image: 2] [Book: 3]      It was no surprise to anyone in my family that by my teenage years, when I had earned enough money, I was able to purchase a horse. I was able to bring to my family’s home in the country, a beautiful black mare that I named “Beauty.” My Beauty stood about 14.5 hands high and was a Quarter Horse Mix. Unlike “Black Beauty,” from the story, my Beauty didn’t have any white markings. Oh, but did I love her.      I would hug Beauty around the neck and…