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David Osage, 60, learned to ride about eight months ago on his OTTB Natasha

A flashy TB changes a corporate CEO’s life

As the CEO of a leading engineering firm, David Osage is highly skilled at navigating tight spots. But none so tricky as the one faced by the 60-year-old while negotiating a turn on his flame-haired Thoroughbred, Natasha. As the novice student was trotting 10-meter circles while posting without stirrups, he started to slide out of the saddle, in the direction of dirt. And Natasha, a rescue horse who was nobody’s idea of a lesson horse for a beginner, and who had her own emotional baggage since her rescue the year before, had two choices: spook and buck, or calmly slow […]