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Mel Tilkicioglu rides off-track Thoroughbred He's A Crafty Cat (Show name: Top Cat) while her Warmblood heals from surgery. Her Warmblood better look out!

Unconventional & hot, a t’bred steals the show

Mel Tilkicioglu was well on her way to happily-ever-after with her beautiful young Warmblood when a pair of surgeries and an unconventional gray Thoroughbred made her rethink her best laid plans. Temporarily horseless this past spring after her 6-year-old Warmblood went first for a planned surgery, and later for an unplanned one, Mel’s riding coach Linda Worley approached her with a suggestion and a word of caution about a flea-bitten gray named He’s a Crafty Cat. “She told me she knew of a horse, but he was a long shot,” Mel says. “She told me he was a little unconventional, […]