A plucky barn girl and a discarded Trakehner surprise even themselves by achieving an unlikely goal.
Allison Semanchik of Oldwick, N.J., has never had a horse of her own. It was never an option financially. So like any horse-crazy girl she was always at a barn—come rain or shine—offering to work in return for saddle time. When she met an underdog chestnut Trakehner gelding named Inferrous, she got the opportunity of a lifetime.