Reyes & Cruz
Spanish Andalusians. Wild mustangs. Native American paints.
Reyes & Cruz is a story about the impact that the horse has made on people throughout the Americas. The horse has been one of the most valuable animals in American history. For centuries, the horse was a symbol is freedom, power, and courage. People revered horses in the Americas since their introduction by the Spanish in the 16th century.
The Native Americans, Spanish, English, French and others all loved horses for similar reasons. Horses performed difficult tasks, provided transportation and offered companionship to people of all backgrounds.
Reyes and Cruz chronicles the history of horses in the Americas. The American horse is a distinct animal that has made important contributions to western societies.
The book Reyes & Cruz takes readers through the history of Spanish horses and wild mustangs in North and Central America. This book is a celebration of animals, history, art, and language.
Reyes & Cruz is written in English and Spanish and features a non-gender specific character. It features original paintings by Denver artist Colleen Hennessy.