Soledad O’Brien buys 2nd Akindale OTTB


By Susan Salk


A delicate gray mare and handsome bay gelding from Akindale Thoroughbred Rescue have made  Soledad O’Brien a true believer in the value of ex-racehorses for equestrians of all levels

“If anybody had said to me a year ago that my 10-year-old daughter, who’s 4-foot 10, would be on a Thoroughbred right off the track, and that she’d be training him to jump cross-rails, I wouldn’t have believed them,” O’Brien says in a phone interview with Off Track

She adds, “It’s amazing to me that horses like mine could be slaughtered. Horses that are really a throw-away for some people are, for our family, horses that we’ll have forever.” READ MORE...