Crunch, crunch, snap! The sticks and leaves crumbled under the horses’ heavy hooves. The leaves overhead rustled in the warm breeze. My best friend, Riley, and I were out on our weekly trail ride near Hector’s Road. It was hotter than expected and sweat dripped down my back. “Kelly”, Riley called from the front, “Should we go on?” “No. The horses already look tired”, I responded, “and besides”, I went on, “We’ll miss out on dessert”. We cantered home and made feeds for the horses but they were too exhausted to eat. We both laughed, we were exhausted as well.

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