I love horses. How could you not? Majestic, elegant creatures — throughout history, it’s really been horses that have been man’s best friend.
The fascination with Seabiscuit has never ended.
Most of us are familiar with the Academy-award nominated feature film starring Tobey Maguire and based on the bestseller by Laura Hillenbrand.
I think the reason we so resonate with the story of Seabiscuit is that he started out life during the Great Depression in the small town of Paris, Kentucky, small and knobby-kneed — a true underdog. He slept a lot, ate a lot, and became the butt of a lot of stable jokes.
But sometimes it just takes the right match of trainer and jockey to coax a winner to life. And what a winner he was.