Lily and Astra Overcome the Odds
The dramatic story of this young girl’s battle to ride again will entertain young horsemen and horsewomen alike.
Astra by Chris Platt tells a story of love and loss from 13-year-old Lily O’Neil’s point of view. After losing her mother in a freak riding accident, Lily was forbidden to ride horses. With the help of her grandmother and a special Arabian horse named Astra, Lily regains her confidence and the determination to ride again. Astra and Lily fight to compete in the toughest endurance horse race in America, the Tevis Cup.