Many Hands Helped Coaltown Legend Come Home

By on July 28, 2014

Coaltown Legend arrives at Akindale Thoroughbred Rescue last Thursday. His breeder and first owner weeps as she takes the lead rope.

Coaltown Legend arrives at Akindale Thoroughbred Rescue last Thursday. His breeder and first owner weeps as she takes the lead rope.

The coal-dark Thoroughbred who had run so many miles and whose body had shrunk around protruding ribs, did not “die in the dirt” as some had feared.

Hope and change prevailed last week instead.

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One comment

  1. Heather · ·

    It is hard to feel sorry for the owner of this magnificent animal when she knew what the stakes were by breeding a horse to race. With the majority of spent race horses sent to slaughter houses, you would think that a true animal lover would just stop breeding horses to race. It is time they woke up and started acting responsibly.

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