One thing about the 'older' books such as 'The Blind Colt' by Glen Round and books by Sam Savitt, is they never go out of style. I read this book as a child and enjoyed it just as much as an adult. The humans in the story are stereotypical, but the story is really about the colt, not the humans. The blind colt's spirit shines through each trial as he struggles to survive in a sighted world. I found myself cheering and crying for him alternatively as he sought his true place in the world.
This poor blind colt is lost in a snow storm. Will he survive?
There are many dangers for a blind colt living in the wilderness. The little blue-gray colt needs help to survive. Will a young boy be able to save him from the wolves? Will the beautiful colt allow the boy to help?
"He's the smartest colt on the whole range," says Whitey.
The little blue-gray colt is a beauty, & Whitey can hardly wait to ride him.
But what is his uncle saying?
"We may have to shoot this colt, Whitey, He's as blind as a bat...