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Sally Hamlin went against all the well-intentioned advice to steer clear of a 4-year-old Thoroughbred and went with her gut. And she found her "horse of a lifetime."

Eyeing the T-bred she heard ‘No!’— didn’t listen

Months after a horseback riding spill sent Sally Hamlin to the hospital via med flight, she stood in a field eyeing a 4-year-old T-bred that everyone said was “all wrong” for the timid, middle-aged rider. “When my riding coach and I went out to look at this beautiful gray racehorse, she said I was crazy to consider buying a 4-year-old Thoroughbred,” Hamlin recalls. “The whole time we were looking at him, she was muttering under her breath. She was so funny. She just kept saying, ‘No. No. No. No.’ ” Concerned though she was about getting another horse who might […]