Half Broke Horses


Jeannette Walls

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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.
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Foal Term Timeline in Half Broke Horses

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Chapter 1 
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...breaking the horses, a job made easier by the fact that they raised them from foals. She did this by riding them bareback until they “accepted their fate.” She was thrown... (full context)