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Annie and Barbour charge into battle

Starved, rescued and raced, Annie powers on

At just a year old, she had already seen herd mates die of starvation, while others around her wallowed sick and starving in filth. The smallest among a massive herd of 177 Thoroughbreds at an upstate New York farm, she struggled daily to get by on thin rations, yet still survive. But Annie didn’t cower. Not when the Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA raided the farm in the Hudson River Valley where she and more than 170 other horses like her languished; not when she was taken away to live with new owners; and not when, against all probability, she went on […]