Macadoo of the Maury River
Macadoo: Horses of the Maury River Stables
Macadoo of the Maury River
A sequel to Chancey of the Maury River, this heart-tugging story focuses on Macadoo — the gentle giant of the Maury River Stables.When Macadoo is just a colt, he challenges his father — a huge Belgian stallion — in order to protect his dam. From that moment on, Mac knows that his purpose in life is to help others. From surviving a kill auction to learning how to be a vaulting horse to giving therapeutic riding lessons, Mac is always patient and never loses hope in his mission to serve others — and he finds the courage to “walk on” through even the most difficult circumstances. Told with insight and compassion from Macadoo’s point of view, this is a story that all horse lovers will cherish.

Book Details


  • Fiction
  • For Reluctant Readers
  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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When Macadoo is just a colt, he challenges his father, who is a huge Belgian stallion, in order protect his mother. His father shares a few words of wisdom that Macadoo will remember for the rest of his life. Soon thereafter, Macadoo is transported to a kill auction. However, a kind gentleman gives Macadoo another chance at life. Eventually, he finds a home. Along with Izzy, Poppa, and their mules, Macadoo will endure many adventures. Along the way, Macadoo wonders what his purpose in life is.

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