Stephanie Cook Has A New Lease On Life And A Good Thoroughbred

April 12, 2016 Mike Lyman No comments exist

Good article on Stephanie, her riding accident and coming back to win the season at The Chronicle of the Horse

Stephanie Cook’s goal for the year with Texas Checkmate was to top the Take2 Thoroughbred League’s jumper standings, but a rotational fall from another horse in May resulted in a broken pelvis, a broken C-5 vertebrae and 12 broken ribs and seemingly ended that campaign.

But with the help of good friends and a lot of determination, Cook endured 12 weeks of rehab, “Checkers” continued earning points, and she was back in the saddle in time to finish out the season and win the 2015 year-end standings.

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