He is big, strong, and bold. Ibn al Khaldun - A fat, wrinkled, one-armed man who travels on the same plane as Alec, Henry, and Volence on their first trip to Arabia. Both Tony and Napoleon forge a close bond with the Black and a close friendship remains between Tony, Alec, and Henry throughout the series.
Black Minx - the Black's first filly is all black and has issues from poor handling and a sensitive temperament. Before the two champions and the Black enter the starting gate, the Black gets into a fight with one of his opponents, wounding his leg.
Henry Dailey - a retired race-horse trainer and close friend to Alec. Man o' War - A fictionalized biography of the American race horse who won twenty of twenty-one races, told by a stable boy who grew up with the great horse. Finding a cave, he makes a fire and starts catching fish.
When Pam Athena applies for the job, Alec has a hard time persuading his partners to retain her as a trainer and even harder time convincing himself to let her ride the Black Stallion when Alec is suspended as a jockey. Flame - the chestnut stallion found on Azul Island by Steve Duncan. So I have less trouble with Alec not remembering loading up his horse and leaving home after horrible news that he found out in the newspaper.
Pam Athena - a girl who proved to be an excellent jockey and good worker to Hopeful Farm, and loosened the hardened jockey Alec. He equals the Black Stallion in a match race. Dependent on each other for survival, the boy and horse learn to trust and love each other as they establish an amazingly strong and close lifelong emotional bond.
Plot[ edit ] In Alec Ramsey is aboard the steamer Drake off the coast of North Africawhere he sees a wild black stallion being forced into a makeshift stable compartment and heavily restrained by ropes leading to his halter.
Then dazed and heartsick, Alec wanders aimlessly until he collapses. Often fondly called "Nappy", he plays a larger role in the first several books.
The Black Stallion Returns - Now famous for winning the match race, Alec discovers that two men are after the Black. The sheikh proves he legally owns the Black and takes him back to Arabia, but Alec is determined to see his horse again.
It was just absolutely wacko. But the central theme, how to go on living after the death of someone deeply beloved, redeems this in my eyes, at least. Alec has a passion for horses and has a close bond with the Black that no other human can explain or understand, even Alec himself.
Alec now encourages the Black to run as fast as he can, remembering the wild rides on the island, as they catch up. The Black Stallion's Ghost - A peaceful Florida vacation is transformed into a nightmare, when Alec Ramsay and the Black stumble upon a mysterious horseman and his grey mare, deep in the Everglades.
Henry Dailey - a retired race-horse trainer and close friend to Alec. Shipwrecked, desert island, wild horses multiple, since Satan was wild when he arrived toothe loss of a friend and the return of the Black, incurable disease threats, forest fires, buying a horse farm, riding several different horses to win in races, suddenly becoming a champion sulky driver, multiple plane crashes, losing and finding his horse over and over, severe amnesia, death threats from someone he thought was a friend, abduction by several different people, losing his girlfriend While riding through the desert, tired and thirsty and alone with no other humans because Alph had left him, Alec and the black run into a mob of the "loco brothers" who are people of Alph's people and Alec's, strung out on crazy weeds, covering their bodies with white powder and living in a dream world of their own making.
My only guess is that Mr. Alec is suspicious of him wanting to do away with the Black. A young native American boy by the name of Alph rescues him from death. I'd agree that all of that could be grounds for worrying about someone's sanity.
The news about the mystery horse is soon widespread and the Black is entered into the race. By now, Alec decides to try to get closer to the horse and offer him some seaweed. Casey- an experienced, winning chestnut horse whose speed and skilled jockey tests the Black and Alec in a three-way race that includes Eclipse.
I began reading the Black Stallion series in grade school, in the 's. I've loved the stories, and the main characters, for most of my life, and finally fulfilled a childhood dream of owning every one/5(30).
Alec Ramsey has fled Hopeful Farm in order to alleviate his grief over Pam’s sudden death. He and the Black are aimlessly wandering through the Arizona desert when they hear an amazing Native American legend: The end of the world is near, but help is promised from a rider on a black horse.3/5(1).
Alec inquires about learning to ride the Black, but Dailey is at first skeptical - no papers exist, and he's considered a wild stallion. However, Dailey agrees to teach Alec the ways of riding. The two of them, along with the Black, undergo frequent, rigorous training in riding and saddling a horse.
The Black Stallion Legend [Walter Farley] on holidaysanantonio.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Alec Ramsey has fled Hopeful Farm in order to alleviate his grief over Pam’s sudden death.
He and the Black are aimlessly wandering through the Arizona desert when they hear an amazing Native American legend: The end of the world is near/5(30).
The book the black stallion legend is about a boy by the name of Alec Ramsey and his horse "the black", Alec and the black go out west because one of Alec's best. The Black Stallion is a American film directed by Carroll Ballard based on the classic children's novel, “The Black Stallion” by Walter Farley.
It tells the story of Alec Ramsey, who is shipwrecked on a deserted island, together with a wild Arabian stallion whom he befriends.The black stallion ledgened