Riding Lessons Summary
Sara Gruen

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Riding Lessons Overview

In the novel Riding Lessons by Sara Gruen, Annemarie Zimmer Aldrich believes she never truly healed emotionally from a riding accident that killed her horse, Harry, and badly injured her. Nineteen years later, she sees a horse with the same unique coat markings as Harry. She is convinced that the horse is Harry’s brother, a horse that was believed to have been killed in a trailer accident. Too late, Annemarie realizes that if she manages to have the horse identified, she risks losing him. Themes in the novel include the danger of prejudging, the drawbacks of anger, the acceptance of death and disability, second chances, and mother-daughter relationships,

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