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Helium Risin' lifts off with favorite rider, Kelsey Devoille

Up, up and away goes her beautiful Helium Risin’

A professional therapist well used to grasping unspoken emotions, Kelsey Devoille sensed nothing but heart and desire as she closed her hands around the reins connecting her to Helium Risin’. Heading to the start box of a cross-country event, her friend’s off-track Thoroughbred left no doubt that he was a horse who had found his calling. “When he figures out that it’s cross-country day and we start to walk to the box, it’s a different ballgame,” Devoille says. “Coming out of the box, I never, ever, ever wonder whether he will purposely try to miss a jump or a line. […]