One of a Kind:

Joel Viloria

Photo: Joel Viloria with horse

Connecting with horses

He graduated in 2006 with a B.S. in animal science and now works as manager of the Horse Barn. "It might sound silly to use the word 'magical' to describe how I feel about (horses), but the ability to connect with these magnificent creatures is much different than with a dog or cat. It's much deeper." Joel's profile (with video) is among several you can see here. [ More… ]


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