- Black Beauty is a beautiful recount of the story of a handsome stallion living in Victorian England.
- Had a happy childhood in the countryside before being sold to various owners and goes through various hardship and mistreatment.
- Survived a horrible stable fire and also a serious illness.
- Became a horse for rent and a taxi puller in working class London.
- Finally sold to a kind farmer.
- Retires in peace in the countryside.
- The novel highlights the issue of cruelty to animals in Victorian England and remains a relevant issue till today.
- The story is told poignantly and remains a heartwarming story till today.