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Prodigioso, right, took 4th place in the model class at the Royal Winter Fair despite his right-eye blindness.

Everglades horse takes 4th at Royal Winter Fair

Prodigioso, the Thoroughbred ex-racehorse who was starved, blinded, and abandoned in the Florida Everglades before his rescue, was awarded 4th place in a model class this month, with judges deciding against penalizing the pretty chestnut for the physical scars of his past. Though his right eye is permanently disfigured after it was blinded somehow in Florida, the survivor of starvation and abuse now better known more as The Everglades Horse than as Prodigioso, was awarded high marks at the Nov. 15 Royal Winter Fair in Ontario for his good conformation and wonderful expression. Prodigioso New name: Pipe Dream Sire: Southern […]