Sophia Botran, age 12, wrote an essay about horseback riding while taking Kidswrite Basic in the fall of 2012 with Deb Bell. She submitted her writing piece to the Miami-Dade fair and she won a first place ribbon!
Her piece was also published in “The Bunk Room,” a magazine written for and by kids. Here’s an excerpt:
Learning How to Ride
“Sophia, pull back on your reins,” my teacher yelled. I was eight years old and it was my first time at M-Bar-C Ranch, a charming horse farm in the woods on Whidbey Island, WA. Until that summer, I had never galloped before…read the rest here.
Way to go, Sophia!