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Will Wilson, a former inmate with the James River Work Center in Virginia, shares a moment with Hap's Online. Today, Wilson is a professional farrier. Photo by Karen Ryan

TRF horses, inmates grace the silver screen

A prisoner/horse program that has mended hearts and reshaped lives, and is featured in an independent film narrated by Vanessa Redgrave, will be shown next month in a screening aimed at enlightening viewers to the healing gifts of rescue animals. The Wound and the Gift, a cinematic creation inspired by a Japanese fable, which depicts trust and relationships with rescue animals, will be screened March 13 at 4 p.m. at the Ashland Theater in Ashland, Va. Tickets are $10, and proceeds benefit the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation at James River. Directed by Linda Hoaglund and filmed by award winning cinematographer Kirsten […]