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OTTB blogger becomes exercise rider

Natalie Keller Reinert was leaning toward a career in journalism when she got the call. Ex-racehorse Final Call beckoned this January with an opportunity for both. The trustworthy gelding would get to retrain in a new discipline; and Reinert, a onetime journalism student, would get the chance to funnel her passions for writing and Thoroughbreds into a grand experiment in riding and blogging. Blogging on her website Retired Racehorse Blog, and taking a cue from National Public Radio’s “do it yourself reporting style,” as she describes it, Reinert began a journalistic chronicle of the adventures of retraining Final Call. Along […]