Friday Video from SmartPak: The Tale of an Extraordinary Thoroughbred

Who among us hasn’t had their life profoundly impacted for the better by a good Thoroughbred? In today’s video we meet one incredibly special example of the breed — 19-year-old Ruched, who left a career on the track in Australia behind him to become a therapy horse. Watch as he and rider Luke Eaton, who has cerebral palsy, navigate a dressage lesson and answer the question of whether there’s anything a Thoroughbred can’t do with a resounding ‘no.’

Do you know an OTTB who’s an outstanding citizen in his or her second career? Drop them in the comments!