For horse lovers, the special bond we share with our equine partners often helps us through a difficult patch. Here are inspiring stories of four riders from different disciplines—eventing, endurance, dressage and barrel racing. The same attributes that make these individuals top competitors—commitment and determination, devotion to their horses and love of sport—also enabled them to overcome adversity with courage and strength.
**For the full article, pick up the May 2007 issue of HORSE ILLUSTRATED.**
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