Part two is written as a tribute to a book I cherished as a young girl, The Horsemasters by Don Stanford, published in 1964. Any fellow Mousekateers out there? If so, you may remember the Disney movie adaptation that starred Annette Funicello. I attended the Potomac Horse Center in the summer of 1973, if memory serves me well, which it often does not. **wink**
My stay there was a wild ride and I learned a tremendous amount despite the fact I– Well, you'll have to read the book.