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Desert Solitaire Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 11 The Moon-Eyed Horse Summary

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Chapter 11 The Moon-Eyed Horse Summary and Analysis

Abbey helps Roy with more cattle roundup and driving work, which he does for unpaid fun. A man named Mackie accompanies Abbey to Salt Creek and they water their horses. The water will sicken a man but not a horse. Abbey sees a trail of an unshod horse and tells Mackie that a wild horse is nearby. Mackie corrects him. The horse is one of Roy's, a gelding that ran away after Viviano gave it a beating, this after the horse threw a dude ranch guest. Called Old Moon-Eye due to one bad eye, the horse has lived in the wild ever since, ten years. Abbey declares that he wants the horse and Mackie welcomes him to it, if he can catch the wild beast. Abbey wonders what the horse does all alone and being a herd animal. Mackie...

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