Bolting Through

by Abby
(Ontario)


Part one

I bolted through the door. It was the last day of school. Technically. There was still the academic and athletic ceremony tomorrow, but why did I care? I already know I’m not going to win anything.

I set my bag down on the counter in the kitchen. My attention was brought to a note on the fridge.

At the barn. Meet you there.

Mom’s handwriting. She probably picked up Ellie and Piper. I ran to my room and quickly changed into a pair of breeches. I hopped into my riding boots and grabbed my brushes. I grabbed a carrot for Bolt. I got on my bike and started to pedal to the stable, about a ten minute bike ride.

I’m Lizzie Evergreen. I currently am attending Cockney Middle School. I’m thirteen and I’m in eighth grade. I have long wavy auburn hair. It runs in the family. Every female on my mom’s side has long auburn hair, so, naturally, I would have it too. My eyes are azure blue and I have a lot of freckles all over my nose. I have a two little sisters and a little brother.

Piper’s in seventh grade and pretty much looks the same as me. She’s a sweet thing, but, sadly, I have to share a room with her. Jackson is ten. He has sandy brown hair and hazel eyes. He looks almost exactly like my father. Ellie is eight. She’s dreadfully annoying. She also looks exactly like me except she has big aqua glasses.

I go to Sunset River Stables. Today, there is a horse show and I am riding my absolute favorite horse in the whole entire world-Bolt. The horse show is actually just a barn show at my stable that is just for fun.

Bolt is a great jumper, not that I actually jumped him. I’ve been riding him for three months, since he’s been at the stable. He’s a thoroughbred pinto. He is a rescue horse. My stable just put him up for sale today and I am really upset. He’s a lot cheaper than most horses because he’s a rescue horse.

I reached the barn and headed towards the stalls.

"Lizzie!" A voice shouted and Piper bolted towards me and locked me in a hug. Her hair was wild and she was grinning with excitement.

"Munchkin, I need to go tack Bolt up for the show. I have one hour." I stressed. She let go and I walked into the stable.

"Surprise!" Everyone yelled. I squealed with delight and my eyes started to water. Mom, dad, Ellie, Maddie, Jackson and Piper were standing in front of Bolt’s stall. There was a big sign that said: Your new horse.

Bolt had a bow on his head and was confused about what was going on.

"No way!" I exclaimed. Mom nodded. I quickly unlatched the stall door and hugged Bolt. Finally. My very own horse.

"Ok. Let’s get you ready for the show." Maddie, my teacher, ordered after about five minutes of talking and squealing. I still couldn’t believe it. All I have to do now is to well at the barn show.

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Nov 19, 2016
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Yay
by: claudiahorselovr

This is a great story! Continue!

Oct 20, 2016
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amazing!
by: reannahorselover

Love your story! Too cool!

Oct 12, 2016
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I like it!!!
by: AHorseLovingGirl

I really like the story so far!! Super good! I will need to read part two!!

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