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A Thoroughbred inspires bravery in fight for life
By Susan Salk on November 18, 2011
The day she met Rowdy Jones, Kim Alexander was feeling as poorly as the scruffy gelding looked. Weak from her battle with stage-four breast cancer, Alexander was there to see if the ex-racehorse she’d heard such good things about might be a horse she could bring along, in whatever time she had left. The talented equestrian had already accomplished so much. She won bronze and silver medals in USDF competitions in Tennessee in 2007 and 2010, and captured the state championship in October 2010. All while undergoing cancer treatments that ravaged her body and left her bald. But there was […]
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