i am Cadillac
THE HORSE NAMED CADDIE knows he can’t be the leader of the herd. Stocky, powerful and stubborn, he watches leaders come and go on the Triple R Ranch, but he will never be in their shoes.
He gets the opportunity of his life when a new colt arrives and he is trusted with the task of teaching the young horse the ways of the herd. Will this spirited colt live up to the high expectations placed on him? And can Caddie prepare him to be the new leader the ranch so desperately needs when violent weather, ferocious predators and human errors threaten to destroy them all?
A stirring and unique story told from the eyes of a horse, this compelling book explores the intriguing dynamics of daily ranch life from the animals’ perspective, while giving us glimmers of wisdom and insight into our lives as humans as well. With vivid detail of the sweeping landscapes and twists, turns and dramatic scenes that will keep you on the edge of your seat, you will cheer on this cast of misfit horses until the very last page.
About the Author – Ross MacInnes discovered his life-long passion for horses when he was only seven years old. Discovering the intricacies of handling huge draft horses and learning how to work with cattle under the guidance of his grandfather, Ross continued developing his knowledge and skills for over sixty years, honing his talents under the demanding protocols of the famed RCMP Musical Ride instructors. After retiring from a career in law enforcement, he returned to his roots, creating a family-owned ranch in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. He and his wife Dee have two children and six grandchildren, as well as forty horses, some cats and dogs, and thousands of acres of bush, coolies and grazing land. He is the author of two best-selling books, Children in the Game, and The Other Side of Here. Both have achieved critical acclaim.
Copyright © Ross MacInnes 2016
The book has been signed and sealed by the author, Ross MacInnes, especially for fellow Alberta Equestrian Federation Members.
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