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By Susan Salk on November 3, 2010
Before Alex Brown’s name became synonymous with Barbaro’s, he was just a guy who galloped horses in the morning and taught an Internet marketing course in the afternoon. Then Barbaro broke down at the Preakness. And a crusade took hold. Fueled by his twin passions (horses and Internet) Brown blogged near constantly about the horse, updating readers two or three times a day, as the animal struggled to survive after shattering a leg in the 2006 Preakness. Brown’s audience grew. Then on Jan. 29, 2007, eight months after the accident, Barbaro was euthanized and Brown’s site visitors swelled to 70,000 […]