The extraordinary bond between Lissa Bachner, a young blind woman and Milo, an abused horse, helped them overcome staggering odds to become one of America’s most inspiring, successful riding teams in the world of show jumping.
“Your life isn’t over.” My dad says this. “I mean, YOUR life isn’t over. Beyond the kids. You’ll go on living, doing things. This isn’t it.”
I know, I assure him. I have the kids. They need me. They’re my life now.
“OK,” he replies, then grunts — more of a brief hum. He only hums when he thinks I’m full of shit.