2) Black Beauty
"When Black Beauty was born one sweet spring day, he could not have imagined the life ahead of him. Following his mother's advice to do his work with a good will, he enjoys the adventures of country and city life, makes new friends, and suffers from the cruelty and greed of his human masters. Beauty faces each challenge with bravery and kindness - and then a chance encounter with an old friend brings him the greatest joy of all. Anna Sewell's classic...
Square Fish/Macmillan Children's Publishing Group
After Black Beauty is stolen and taken to a barn far out in the countryside, he breaks free and tries to make his way back to his owner in the city.