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There's only been one Candy: Nelson reflects on horse that she's had for over 30 years

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Vicki Nelson has been around horses nearly all her life.

"My first horse was a coal black welsh stallion with white blaze and blue eyes," the lifelong Ellsworth resident explained. "I learned to ride on that little guy and have been riding and showing ever since."


While the fondness for that first horse is still evident in Nelson's voice, years later, another one of Nelson's horses almost brings her to tears.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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