Beyond the HomestretchWhat Saving Racehorses Taught Me About Starting Over, Facing Fear and Finding My Inner Cowgirl
This lively inside look into the world of horseracing, complete with colorful horses, jockeys, trainers and gallop girls, vividly depicts the insights horses and other animals can offer when we reevaluate our relationship with them.
Reardon shares an unlikely story. In 2002, she quit her Washington DC–area office job and moved to Texas to open the racehorse placement program LOPE (LoneStar Outreach to Place Ex-Racers). Though now the director of this high-profile organization that has helped transition more than 800 ex-racehorses into new homes, Reardon didn’t learn to ride until she was an adult...continue »