Couple Raises Thoroughbreds On South Georgia Farm

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

On a farm in southern Laurens County, a man guides his horse out of the stables and into a fenced-off pen for playtime. As part of the breaking process, the man swings his rope in the air, and the horse simultaneously raises its front legs in an attempt to corral it. When playtime ends, the man embraces his horse, and the horse affectionately returns the gesture - placing its head on the man's shoulder - almost as if they were father and son.

"There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man."

The old musing from Sir Winston Churchill doesn't just resonate with Robert Dale May - it defines him.

A native of Laurens County, May has spent the majority of his life around horses and developed an unbreakable bond and comfort with them.

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