Silver Dawn Author:Margaret S. Johnson The young mare?s dark eyes held a look of intelligence and her ears were alert to catch a word fro Julia Braddock, her youthful rider. Silver Dawn came from a long line of horses famous for their ability to jump and for their gentle, courageous temperament. She was an ideal saddle horse, but now the time had come to train her for her real care... more »er as a show jumper.
Julia?s father ran a training stable, and with his advice Julia prepared Silver Dawn for the big show at New York?s Madison Square Garden, where the mare won a first prize. Unfortunately, Mr. Braddock found it necessary to sell her, so Julia and Silver Dawn had to part. The adventures that befell the talented mare lead to the satisfying climax of a warmhearted story which will delight young readers and also give them authentic information about horse training and horse shows.
Mrs. Johnson?s fine illustrations, like her story, reflect her own love of horses.« less