Riding Astra makes Lily feel closer to her momaeven if Lilyas dad blames horses for her motheras death At thirteen, Lily OaNeil dreams of riding Arabian endurance horses in the Sierra Nevada foothills like her mom once didabefore her fatal accident. Now, Lilyas father has forbidden her from going near horses ever againaheas even sold her beloved pony, Domino. But Grams understands that horses are Lilyas life, just like they were for her mom. Astra Atomica is Lilyas favorite, a graceful gray Arabian mare with the potential to become a great champion. Lilyas mom saw it tooashe rode the spirited animal to several victoriesaand Lily knows that the freak accident wasnat Astraas fault any more than it was her motheras. Lilyas secret dream is to ride Astra all the way to the Tevin Cup, like her mother had planned to do. If only she can make her father see how much her bond with Astra means to her, and how much riding meant to her mother.I dona#39;t have the money to spend on a horse... especially a sick one.a aI can work, a ... aBut there are already so many vet bills, a Mr. Oa#39;Neil said, frowning. aFrom the ... aIf money is the problem, Ia#39;ll donate the veterinary work, a Dr. Tison volunteered.
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