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Gold Deputy has changed the life of his human family.

An OTTB transforms life for grumpy husband

A bright chestnut gelding who raced 70 times without ever hitting a big payday proved to be the golden ticket for a family in search of a happier life. In the most unexpected, even funny plot twist, the Thoroughbred purchased by Christine and Don Egidio in 2001 as a riding horse for their young sons wound up instead inspiring Don Egidio to give up his tedious career as an IT professional to pursue a life with animals, a life never before imagined. “The funniest thing is that before we adopted Gold Deputy, my husband had never even been around horses,” […]