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Paperback The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation Book

ISBN: 0345521099

ISBN13: 9780345521095

The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The dramatic and inspiring story of a man and his horse, an unlikely duo whose rise to stardom in the sport of show jumping captivated the nation Harry de Leyer first saw the horse he would name Snowman on a truck bound for the slaughterhouse. The recent Dutch immigrant recognized the spark in the eye of the beaten-up nag and bought him for eighty dollars. On Harry's modest farm on Long Island, he ultimately taught Snowman...

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The Cinderella Horse!

Rescued from a slaughter truck, Snowman seemed to know Harry rescued him. The Cinderella horse proved his love and loyalty to the DeLayer family and they in return. My kids and I enjoyed this story.

Amazing story!

There is no way to explain this incredible story in mere words. It’s almost unbelievable how this horse happened to be and how he was surrounded by people around him who nurtured his fame. I laughed. I cried. And I’ve read this book over and over. It’s a keeper!
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