Half Broke Horses


Jeannette Walls

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Breaking (horses)

To break a horse means to make it submissive to human riders. Lily learns to break horses as a child in Salt Draw and becomes an expert at getting even the wildest of horses to… read analysis of Breaking (horses)


A foal is a young horse. Lily reflects that breaking horses is easier when one has raised them from foals, because the horses have already grown accustomed to obeying humans. read analysis of Foal