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Elizabeth Hund, 55, shows her OTTB Soxandthecity. Photo courtesy Mary Adelaide Brakenridge/Phelps Media Group

Sad and lovely journey made better by an OTTB

Surrounded by a breathtaking expanse of the Rocky Mountains, and all that beautiful sky, three women, once strangers, now fast friends, drew together one last time to revel in the life of the Thoroughbred they all loved. As the strapping bay ex-racehorse made them forget for a moment that one of them was very sick, and instead focused them on his joyous romp across the show grounds he dominated, their last moments together let them glimpse, if only briefly, what it felt like to grasp and hold on to childlike hope. “It was a weekend that was both sad and […]