Claiming Christmas by Natalie Keller Reinert is a equine short story about a Thoroughbred trainer seeking peace and quiet during the holidays but finding insight from a horse-crazy girl instead.
A fundraising group from Ocala, Florida ask Alex to allow a young orphaned girl named Wendy to follow her while training her racehorse, Personal Best, who is being prepared for an upcoming race. Wendy knows nothing about horses but quickly bonds with a new filly in training she names Christmas. Alex soon goes to great lengths to save Wendy and Christmas.
This story is well written with an emotional appeal that will please all horse lovers!