Autism may have trouble speaking, but Asperger’s won’t shut up.
Things aren’t going well for fifteen-year-old Heather during her sophomore year of high school. Not only is she friendless, she has been recently diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) by the school psychologist. The only things Heather has to comfort her are her books and that’s just not enough.
After Heather begins to take riding lessons at a local stable, things begin to change. Riding horses forces Heather out of her comfort zone and teaches her about her hidden capabilities and strengths. Gradually, the label that she has been given seems less and less important. But can she continue to improve enough to become a really good rider, the kind of rider she wants to become who can communicate with her horse and teach it something meaningful? These are the types of questions people can’t answer—she must ask the horse, because...
THE HORSE IS NEVER WRONG.