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By Susan Salk on March 25, 2013
Author’s note: This story was originally published on July 20, 2012. Timmy Summer’s frail arm rose slightly away from his wheelchair, as he willed it toward the giant animal. A moment later, his small hand rested against the soft spot just underneath the bay gelding’s muzzle. Yielding to the little boy’s touch, and his own apparent desire to draw even closer to the child, the Thoroughbred leaned hard against the stall door that separated them, stretching forward, getting closer. To the amazement of the child’s mother and to others in the barn, ex-racehorse Dick G, who battled it out on the hard […]