The Lamp at Noon and Other Stories
Isabel was beautiful, but she was an outlaw ... unridable his father said. But Isabel whispered in his ear and cajoled him until he could take it no longer and had to climb on her back. Four wild miles later, headfirst in a snowdrift, he knew he would catch it from his father. But to his surprise, his father seemed almost proud ... and Isabel dared him to try it again.