The Arab and the Donk

"The Arab & the Donk" has a rhyming text and a lively palette that combine with the balance of drama and comedy in this story of an Arabian horse in Maine becoming lifelong friends with a rescued donkey from Texas.


Sani, the Arabian, tells his story; Daisy Donkey tells hers, then they relate their combined tales of getting to know one another and togetherness.


Sani and Daisy are real and owned by the author.


"The Arab & the Donk" is available from and other online booksellers. You may also purchase an autographed copy for $11.49 plus shipping (U.S. only) from this website.


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Author Patricia Gott and Sani


Patricia Probert Gott is a retired businesswoman and author of eighteen books. Her adventures have taken her to five continents, twelve countries and forty-seven states, from several horse pack trips in the American West, weeklong horseback riding adventures in Australia and Hungary, an exciting horseback excursion in Egypt, and a ten-day horse safari in South Africa, to rafting down the Grand Canyon, volunteering in Tanzania, walking on the Great Wall of China, and visiting the Potala Palace in Tibet. For several summers she was a ranch wrangler and trail guide outside Cody, Wyoming.


Ms. Gott resides in Maine and owns a rescued donkey and an Arabian horse that she raised, trained, and trail rides frequently. She began riding at the age of eight, and she has owned, raised and trained horses ever since, accounting for her knowledge and experience with horses as detailed in her cowgirl books and horse stories. You may contact her at




Image at left: Fall in Maine