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A whip cracks, hounds howl, a T-bred powers on

Growing up on a small bucolic horse farm, Emma Biederman saw her mother do something heroic. After the New England racing season had ended, her mom opened up her small lesson barn in the mountains of Vermont to dozens of ex-racehorse Thoroughbreds in need of temporary homes. Gleaming athletic animals filled every stall, with dozens more filling up makeshift ones erected in the indoor riding arena. And while the horses waited, each their turn, for re-training by Biederman’s mother, from the sidelines, Biederman watched, and marveled. “The horses were amazing to me,” Biederman says. “Watching them retrain with my mother […]