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‘People give up on them too easily’

The large gelding stood meekly in the Ontario barn waiting for his owner to recognize him. Much thinner now, his once well-muscled body, more like a Warmblood’s than that of a Thoroughbred ex-racehorse, had shrunk in the months since Lauren Cheeseman had seen him last. So when she did finally have the opportunity to peer more closely at the lackluster animal who now turned an indifferent eye on her, she felt a little sick. “Someone had to draw my attention to him” because I couldn’t find him. “When I went to see him at his barn last November, I just […]