The Man Who Listens to Horses - Chapter 3, East of Eden Summary & Analysis

Monty Roberts
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In 1949, Monty turns 14 but has been riding professionally for a decade. In the beginning of this chapter, he describes all the various competitions he wins, including bull-riding. He is easily able to win prizes in a wide variety of different horse showcases. Monty feels additionally comfortable with his favorite horse, Brownie, by his side. Brownie is a true professional. Monty also wins races with eight other horses that are highly trained. Monty realizes that the other kids competing with him have nowhere near the experience. As a result, he almost feels like the competitions are not fair.

In Chapter 3, Monty continues to discuss the child abuse he suffered at the hand of his father. One day when his father hits him, Monty decides to back him up against the wall. At a certain point, Monty is old enough and...

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