Thoroughbred with one eye ribbons at rated show

By Susan Salk, June 4, 2014


Heather Young of Ottawa, Ontario never gave up on her ex-racehorse Norman, even after he lost an eye.

Like a conquering hero riding into battle, Norman, a one-eyed ex-racehorse, drew cheers from fans and caused his owner to weep as he competed in his first sanctioned horse show last weekend.

The 17.3-hand bay gelding ribboned for second and third-place in the 2-foot-3- Jumper competition May 25 at the Bronze Level Equine Canada Sanctioned Show, marking the end of a long, dark chapter, and the beginning of a bright future.

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