“Walk on” he said to the old horse
Unsaddled and free of reign, his owner wanted to give him free reign.
Tears formed in his eyes, the toughest goodbye he’d ever said.
The old horse had carried him through the good and bad.
He was closer to him than most people.
Thus, the time has come to let him live out his days among his own.
A pat on the butt, a quick gallop, the horse turned as if to say goodbye. And walked on.
The old cowboy cried.