His hoofs clapped as he trotted across the warm dirt in the arena, swaying his brown tail back and forth. He tossed his mane back as he reached his destination, his just-brushed coat shining in the sun. His name is Miracle, and he isn't the only miracle at Rising Hope Farms in Claremont.
Miracle is a Mustang, and he is one of the horses used at Rising Hope Farms as a therapeutical riding horse.
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