Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Prompt - June 10 2015
By Ann Edall-Robson
Ten miles from home is where he found her. Muddied ground was all that was left of the pasture floor beneath her shaking body.
Tangled vines of ferocious barbed wire encased her slender legs. Head down and exhausted, sweat poured off her body, mingled with rivulets of rain and blood.
Easing his hand down the mare’s shoulder, the wire cutters reached their target.
Stitches, some poultices and TLC would make things right for the mare.
How she got here would have to wait.