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how not to trot...a free lesson! (standard:humor, 167 words)
Author: kathygAdded: Jan 27 2007Views/Reads: 2074/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Jessica's fourth grade class won first prize after selling the most chocolate bars--free horseback riding lessons. She meets up with a mare that packs a real scare!

Jessica's fourth grade class sold five hundred boxes of chocolates and
won the school contest. First prize--six free horseback riding lessons! 

The anxious fourth graders arrived at Chamberlain's horse farm by school
bus.Mary, the instructor, greeted them and led the students to the 
stable for lesson one: How to trot. 

Jessica was assigned a horse that was a ringer for the proverbial "old
gray mare". "She won't make it out of the stable!", Jessica said under 
her breath. 

The corral was crowded and Jessica's old mare was bit in the behind by a
nasty horse. It barrelled off, leaving Jessica clinging on, screaming. 
As it galloped around the corral, the old mare turned sharply and threw 
Jessica off her back. A shaken Jessica was helped back on the old mare 
by Mary. 

"You need to get right back on the horse. Next week will be better for
you Jessica.", Mary reassured her. 

Jessica retorted, "Lady, these lessons are free, but, please no more old
fogies for me! 


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