Spirit of the Saluda River© (ISBN: 1-4536-5868-8) is the story of Spirit, a blind 20+ year-old Shetland pony rescued from an island in South Carolina's Saluda River.
Despite a difficult past and obstacles in his recovery, Spirit goes on to become an inspiration, particularly to deaf and blind children.
Based on the true story of an incredible pony rehabilitated by Palmetto Equine Awareness & Rescue League (P.E.A.R.L.).
Spirit of the Saluda River is Diana's fourth children's book and first Easy Reader (for ages 6-8+).
Proceeds from Spirit of the Saluda River benefit Palmetto Equine Awareness & Rescue League (P.E.A.R.L.), a South Carolina-based horse rescue.
Cover Art & Illustrations by Emmi Gordon.
Excerpt from Spirit of the Saluda River©
"Many times, the children were scared to ride me. I would sniff their hands to try and earn their trust. Most of them were giggling and smiling by the time our ride ended. The faces were always new and I loved making each one happy.
My one wish was that the children would stay longer. Still, after each ride, they would run right off, and I rarely saw a face more than once."
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