At the age of five, my grandnephew Charlie was already a seasoned cowboy. But even seasoned cowboys can sometimes get thrown from a horse, especially if the rider is caught off balance when the horse “spooks”—cowboy language for a sudden rearing or sideward lunge when something scares the horse.
The ride was over and Charlie was ready to dismount, when Sundance spooked, landing Charlie on the ground beneath the hind legs of the half-ton...
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