For Katrina Survivor, Keeping Horses Safe Means Miles of Separation

The equine Katrina evacuee snorted and bit into an apple. Her owner, Shelby Wilson of New Orleans, beamed with pride as she related how Fara, a large white Arabian mare, suffered the ravages of the storm one year ago but now has returned to good health and spirits.

Wilson climbed onto Fara's bare back. That's how they always have ridden, she said. Off they trotted across the hilly

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