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David and Malibu

Software engineer reboots life on horse farm

This story was originally published in June 2010. For 18 years David Wilson worked in a cubicle as a medical-equipment software engineer. It was a pretty good life until he decided the grass was greener on a horse farm. That realization dawned shortly after he and his daughter Victoria, who was five going on six at the time, took a riding lesson together in 2001. “I had just finished reading the Little House on the Prairie series to her, and horses were featured pretty heavily in it, so I asked if she wanted to take a riding lesson,” he says. […]