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Posse arrives at Idyll Acres Farm

Theposse’safterme lands at farm of first owner

The wise old horseman gave Nancy Richards her first big break with Thoroughbreds. And in the countenance of new ex-racehorse Theposse’safterme, an equine athlete who “always paid his way” earning seconds, and a rare first, she could see a reminder of the grandfatherly figure whose horse she adopted shortly after the great old man died at age 99. In the way that life seems to bring things full circle, Posse landed on a sales listing at Re-Run, a Thoroughbred adoption nonprofit, and Richards decided to adopt and bring him to the homestead of his late owner, longtime horseman Dominick Vittese. […]