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Scattering Breezes, 15, and his 13-year-old rider Austin are starting a new chapter for the snowy white Thoroughbred.

A white OTTB and boy gallop into new chapter

A pretty white snowball of a horse drifted from home to home until he landed softly in the hands of a 13-year-old boy. Scattering Breezes had been in some fine hands along the way, but when young Austin Skeens hopped on his back and trotted him two years ago, then cantered near the fence line of the gelding’s Salem, Va., paddock, the perfect fit of horse and young man was evident. And strangers though they were, the connection was instant, they got along famously. “We went to see him right before Labor Day, and he was such a mellow horse […]