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By Susan Salk on March 5, 2014
Some of the rumors were true. Chic Slavique could buck on the lunge line so violently she appeared to be doing headstands. She’d had a tough life, and she could be fierce. Especially when bucking for all the world like a bronco, and not the broodmare she actually was. But underneath the tough exterior beat the heart of a true friend, a good horse looking only for someone to unlock her potential. “The first time I rode her, I put a western saddle on to give myself a fighting chance,” recalls Nora Tarpley, a horse trainer with 30 years experience […]