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By Susan Salk on July 4, 2013
This story was originally published on April 13, 2012. In one of those ironic twists of fate, it was a layoff from her beloved job on the Sacramento, Calif. police force that led Alana Courville to discover her true “calling”— finding new paths and careers for ex-racehorse Thoroughbreds. Up until receiving her pink slip last June, Courville had kept her enthusiasm for horses as a sideline, and worked with gusto on community policing work and other projects for the force. But when her career ended abruptly in a widespread layoff, if wasn’t the allure of fighting crime that fueled her […]