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THE STORY OF ARIANA AND CHEYENNE—TWO SPIRITS BOUND BY A LOVING, TRUSTING CONNECTION


BY DUTCH HENRY PHOTOS BY JULIA KEESLER


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heyenne—or “Chy” as she prefers to be called—is a nine-year-old paint Quarter Horse mare who loves to trail ride, jump, run poles and barrels and strut her stuff at fun shows. She’s an all-around great horse who


since she was two always took care of her person, Ariana Tomaselli, who was a young girl of 12 when they met. The relationship between Chy and Ariana is a bit diff erent from most horse-and-girl partnerships—since Chy was three, she’s been completely blind.


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“Chy and I at our very fi rst fun show hosted by


MAHA (Maryland Arabian Horse Association) in October 2011, taken during Chy’s barrel run.”


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