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A face she couldn't ignore

Ottawa teacher saves horse, founds rescue

There have been few things in Chelsea Burton’s life worth putting everything on the line. That is, until last December, when the Ottawa elementary school teacher stumbled upon a picture on Facebook. In it, she saw a shaggy, bay Thoroughbred so depleted of spirit that Burton became haunted by the image of the sad eyes belonging to a dejected animal no one wanted. “When I saw her, I just got this feeling in my gut,” Burton says. “I couldn’t leave her there.” She tried to convince friends to take the mare. With three horses of her own, which she was […]