What are four main events in Black Beauty?

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Anna Sewell's classic, Black Beauty, is a novel that advocates for the humane treatment of animals, especially the horse. Therefore, the main events of Beauty's life center upon his fortunes and mistortunes that point to the cruel acts of humans. Here are five examples from which you can choose:

1.  After Beauty is grown and trained, lives an idyllic lif.  He proves his mettle one night during a storm when he refuses to cross a bridge.  John the handler discovers that the bridge is broken in the middle and they would have been gravely injured had Beauty not sensed danger.

2. John Manley, the coachman at Birtwick rides Beauty to fetch the doctor for Mrs. Gordon, but when he...

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