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My Sweet Victory - Part 6
 By MySweetButterfly   •   22nd Apr 2012   •   2,061 views   •   8 comments
My Sweet Victory

“Urrph!”

Victory had just pushed me into the straw.

“Victory!” I exclaimed, getting to my feet and brushing off the straw, “This is called ‘grooming’, Not ‘Try-To-Push-Bella-Into-The-Straw’”

Victory snorted in disgust. “Don’t you want to look pretty?”

He turned his back on me and concentrated on staring at the wall.

“Victory,” I sighed, “Come on boy,”

He shifted his weight from left to right slightly. I tried to approach him, carrot in one hand, trying to get him to turn around. He pricked forward his ears and looked at me. Well, I say me; he was really looking at the carrot.

“Here boy,” I whispered, “I’ve got a nice juicy, sweet, tasty carrot,”

He stepped forward slightly, reaching his head forward to see if he could reach it from where he was.

“No,” I pulled the carrot away from him, “You have to come get it!”

He sighed and stepped forward towards me and the carrot.

“There’s a good boy,” he snuffled up the carrot as I attacked him with a brush, “See? Not so bad is it?”

The cheeky Thoroughbred gave out a long snort and a sigh. I grinned; I had won.

Within five minutes, my Thoroughbred was spotless; from head to hoof. I smiled, “See boy?” I patted him gently, “a brush won’t eat you,” He snorted and pawed the ground impatiently.

“What is it boy?” I looked into his eyes, “You want to run?”

Victory tossed his mane and tried to push me.

I sighed, “I can’t ride you now,” I stroked him, “Why don’t I take you out later? I’ve got to go with my mom to get some jockey silks soon, I don’t want to be late.”

I smiled at the thought. Soon I’d be entering my first race.

“Ok,” I sighed, “You can go out to pasture, if you promise to not get dirty,”

I must’ve looked like an idiot. Talking to my horse and trying to make him promise not to get dirty in the pasture. Like that’ll happen. Satisfied and hoping with all my might that Victory had understood, I let him out into the paddock.

“Bella!”

It was time. I could hear my mom calling me to come over.

I sighed, “See you later, boy,” I gave Victory a gentle pat, and then ran to join my mom. She beamed at me, “You ready?” I nodded eagerly. I finally felt like I was getting somewhere; like I was nearly a proper jockey, a professional.

When I entered the store, I was overpowered by colors. It was like a rainbow had been crammed into the tiny store. Red silks, blue silks, purple silks, purple and yellow silks, green and white spotty silks; I didn’t know where to look first!

“Hello,”

A squeaky voice came from the back of the store and a tiny woman stepped out, “Here to buy silks?” she asked, stepping towards us.

My mom nodded and started to make conversation. I just stood there, staring around at all the colors of silk. I could tell we were going to be here for a long time.
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