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Injured racehorse is her dream come true

Susie Harris grasped tightly to the lead rope connecting her to the injured racehorse, a gentle animal who was the physical embodiment of what she had always wanted. Hardly daring to believe, Harris heard the words: “Take him. He’s yours.” “That was three years ago,” Harris says. “Today, I’m 51, and I can say that dreams really do come true.” The California-based horse fanatic grew up riding other peoples’ horses, but long ago, financial realities imposed, and made her give up the childhood dream to own her own. Her life proceeded along happily enough. She went to college and studied […]