Paralyzed Professor Returns to Classroom
Sheila Pitt always felt at home on a horse. She'd owned them for nearly 40 years, since she moved to Tucson from Philadelphia in 1971. Dressed in a tuxedo, she showed them in dressage competitions, which she likens to gymnastics competitions for horses. From atop their backs, she prompted them to trot around the arena in a show of athleticism for the judges.
Like any horsewoman, she'd had her fair share of falls from the saddle, but nothing major – just some bumps and bruises here and there. read more »