|The Black Stallion|
An untamed stallion, a young boy – an ill-fated ship’s voyage … Shipwrecked on a deserted island, Alec Ramsay and the horse he calls The Black help each other survive, gradually earning each other’s trust and devotion. First published in 1941, Walter Farley's best-selling novel The Black Stallion has become a childhood classic. Alec and The Black’s desperate situation brings them together and eventually, they form a bond stronger than the stallion’s instincts. When rescued, the Black travels back to New York with Alec, and there, a wise old horses trainer, Henry Daily, helps Alec train The Black. When a colorful reporter gets the two greatest Thoroughbreds of the time into a match race together to determine the best of the best, Alec knows that The Black can beat both of them. The Black and Alec get their chance and the three horses race for the title of fastest in America. Their bonds of trust and love carry them through their first adventures together, and through book after book afterwards. From Alec Ramsay’s and The Black's first meeting on an ill-fated ship to their adventures on a desert island and their eventual rescue, this beloved story will hold the rapt attention of readers new and old. Let your imagination race with the Black, too!
Article courtesy of Breyer horses