The classic story of a small colt and the stable boy who rides him to fame. This is the true story of the Arabian stallion that was the forbearer of today's thoroughbreds.
The story of Sham--a stallion born in the Sultan of Morocco's stables. Although Sham is a strong and fast horse, he is treated cruelly by his various masters and owners. Will Sham ever find a home where he is treated with kindness? Bw illustrations accompany the text. Winner of the 1949 Newbery Medal.