When: Sun., Jan. 3, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 2016
Barefoot Pastures begins with a familiar YA premise as it’s centered on the main character struggling to remain true to herself in a world that is testing every fiber of her being. However, that is where the journey veers down an unbeaten path.Tory and Rusty have been a solid team for years, primarily because of her passion for horses, but also their need to compete in rodeo. As her friends and family attempt to pull Tory into the everyday world they exist in, Tory is faced with a dilemma. She must learn to balance her family life, a new love life, and her rodeo life with Rusty. Rusty is her best friend and one-half of the team that defines the champion cowgirl Tory believes she is. Without him, she has no definition of her self.