About the author: Gwen Petersen is a writer and rancher near Big Timber, Montana, where she raises miniature horses and works on her attitude.
The Gift Horse
No, thank you," you say, don't need another horsie,
I've way too many, now don't try to force me!"
"But he's a baby, just nine months old,
Raised on a bottle, a poor orphan colt.
"Dog gentle and loving, you really should
Give him a home, he's so sweet and good."
"No, thank you," you say, "I've plenty of steeds,
More than enough to meet my needs..."