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Texas the T’bred turns city folk ‘country’
By Susan Salk on March 4, 2014
Following the rumored existence of the proverbial “good horse” like a trail of breadcrumbs, Gayle and Bill Pruitt arrived at the stable door of ragtag racehorse Texas Honor. Looking not too well after a hard-knocking season, Texas, who reportedly spent time before and after races standing in ice, was nursing an abscessed hoof. “He looked pathetic,” Pruitt says. “But I thought he was the most beautiful horse I’d ever seen.” So on a November day 18 years ago, a couple of city folk who had eagerly abandoned urban life to put down roots on a patch of country outside Fort […]
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