u003cpu003eu003cbu003eIncludes character guide, horse terms, quiz, author info, and historical horse infou003c/bu003eu003c/pu003eu003cpu003eu003ciu003e"You saved your mistress's life, Beauty! Yes, you saved her life." u003c/iu003eu003c/pu003eu003cpu003eBlack Beauty is the prettiest young horse in the meadows, and spends many happy days under the apple trees with his friends Ginger and Merrylegs. But this easy life comes to an end when Beauty is sold and goes from farm to inn to cabhorse in London, enduring rough treatment from foolish and careless masters. Beauty remains faithful, hardworking, and full of spirit despite his trials, and through him we learn that all horses and humans alike deserve to be treated with kindness.