Short stories tagged with Horses.
Listing 27 stories.
A former stableboy set to marry the wealthy daughter of the proprietress defies his future-wife's wishes to turn him into a gentleman and returns to his horses.
A mother who feels constrained by the ceaseless demands of her husband and teenage daughter finds escape on the back of a majestic horse.
A teenage girl spends her summer riding horses to waste time while she waits for a letter from her recently enlisted boyfriend to come.
After stopping by the Depot Saloon to visit a girl he has his eyes on, a man and his two horses find themselves victims of a sudden accident on a wintry night.
Dan and Nancy spend the summer in a remote town Northern California to rekindle their marriage after they discover each other's infidelity, but below the surface, they both know their efforts are in vain.
Through a series of letters in her notebook, an adolescent girl documents her bizarre and often uncomfortable experience at "wife camp," and explores patriarchal gender norms and marital expectations.
When an ex-prisoner-turned-cowboy becomes a farmhand, he forms unconventional relationships with the elderly brother and sister who own the ranch.
Sometime in the twentieth or twenty-first century, a teenage runaway finds refuge working in Wyoming for over 15 years for an older cattle rancher whose unrequited love complicates the terms of her employment.
A young boy in 20th-century Illinois observes a woman from afar as she escapes an abusive relationship, gets married, and finds her calling.
An eight-year-old girl attends a family lunch with her aunt, uncles, and cousins. Family drama ensues as a baby is hidden from his grandmother, an uncle drinks too much alcohol, and children indulge in naughty conversation.