Yeah they raised that horse to be a jumper
He was owned by a Midwest bible thumper
His preacher was a Louisiana drummer
Took all winter to get through the summer
The field hand hit the switch and stumbled
Outside the big engine roared and rumbled
The stolen horse spooked and tumbled
She didn't speak for a week, just kinda mumbled
He was caught up
In a lie he half believed
Found her hiding
High in the family tree
Washed his hands
And put her 'cross his knee
She said "Daddy, you've been a mother to me"
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