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By Susan Salk on March 13, 2015
Four inmates who grew up thinking they were no good at school, and who certainly never imagined gaining the trust of thousand-pound Thoroughbred racehorses, graduated last month from a horsemanship program, opening a door to a new world. With a collective score so high, the group earned a spot as one of the highest-scoring classes to ever graduate the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation Second Chances program at James River, according to Dr. Reid McLellan, founding program developer. After six months of studying horsemanship from nose to tail, and learning to be both herd leader and horse whisperer, each graduated the James River Second […]