Hidden among the homes and businesses of Compton sits an unlikely stable. At The Compton Jr. Posse, kids from the neighborhood learn to ride and care for horses. They also compete in serious events. Shola Oyefeso, a member of the group, says she’s proud to ride for Compton, and though the horses are donated, that doesn’t change the bond riders have with them.
I directed and produced this documentary short for CNN’s Great Big Story, which has a YouTube following of more than 1 million.
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