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Racing her bay, Hermosa Valor

Thoroughbred ‘destiny’ brings great joy to rider

It was sleeting heavily the night Carin Brown and her mother piled into the car and set out on a somewhat treacherous 45-minute drive to see a horse they knew nothing about. With little more than a photograph of ex-racehorse Hermosa Valor to go on, Brown tucked it into the pocket of her thick winter coat, and the pair set out like a couple of determined postal workers. “By this point, we had already looked at something like 60 or 70 horses, and there was no way we weren’t going!” Brown says. “It took us about 90 minutes to get there […]