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Lizzie Dickerson and her filly, Graduate

Maine teacher, state rep starts TB rescue

A computer science teacher, web designer, and state representative from Rockland, Maine recently stepped out of the routine of her professional life to wade into the thick of the horse-rescue world. Lizzie Dickerson, a teacher at Ocean Side High School and lawmaker in the Maine House of Representatives, officially founded North Star Horse Rescue, a certified nonprofit, last April after involving herself in a rescue effort that saved Thoroughbred ex-racehorses, and left an indelible impression on the Yankee. “I’d always been connected with horses in some way in my life, on and off, and wanted to be a jockey when […]