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Chico's Challenge

The Story of an American Quarter Horse

The Breyer Horse Collection

Jessie Haas

Feiwel & Friends

Set in Wyoming, Chico’s Challenge follows a young buckskin quarter horse who is trade to Sierra, a teen who works her father's ranch and dreams of becoming a cutting horse champion. Chico seems to have the makings of a great cow horse, but…he has never seen a cow in his life! Can he and Sierra, both novices, learn to work together as a team?

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Chico's Challenge
CHAPTER 1THE YOUNG BUCKSKIN QUARTER HORSE stood perfectly still as the needle slid into his neck. One black-tipped ear tilted back. "Good boy, Chico," the vet said. She pressed the plunger and withdrew the needle.That would be the last shot, Chico knew. He'd now been through this four times, once for each year of his life. Every year, just as the spring grass would begin to smell unbearably fresh and good, this woman would come. Each horse would be led out of the paddock in turn--Chico's mother, sister, older brothers, and finally him. The vet would look him over, then sting
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Jessie Haas

  • Jessie Haas has owned horses since she was six years old. The author of more than 30 books, her work focuses mostly on horses. She lives with her family in Vermont.

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Chico's Challenge

The Story of an American Quarter Horse

The Breyer Horse Collection

Jessie Haas

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