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Megan grew so confident with her OTTB that she began showing him.

Love from an OTTB helps shy girl blossom

As a child, little Megan Hansford was shy to the point of being a bit of a loner.  She tended to hang back from family gatherings, and well out of the limelight. “She never had much self-confidence,” says her mother Tracey Hansford. “She was always a quiet one who’d come home from school, do her homework and pretty much kept to herself.” But all that began to change last July, shortly after the sweet-natured 9-year-old accompanied her parents and older sister on a trip to look at a sale- horse, a retired racehorse named E Factor. When the group bustled […]