Black Beauty is a colt, who is given all the love and care any horse could wish for from his master. His mother tells him that loyalty and hard work are the two most important things in life, and he should always remember that. When he is sold to another farm, after his �break-in�, he understands what his mother meant. He makes many friends like Merrylegs, Ginger and Sir Oliver. He is looked after by very caring and experienced grooms. But nothing lasts forever, and he and his friends are forced to endure many hardships, exploitations and pains. But Black Beauty doesn�t give up, and ultimately achieves what he wished for. A story of hardships, friendship, courage and hope, Black Beauty is a must read!