Back to the saddle

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FAMILY MATTERS MOST: Mason Tait has a lot to be thankful for: that his legs still work that his wife adores him and that he has three healthy, happy children.

IN 2015 Mason Tait was droving cattle for a living.

Pushing them along the high plains of Benambra, there was plenty of time to day dream about what was in store.

A beer at the end of the day, a hot shower, maybe a home cooked steak.

Born and bred in Mansfield, he had his future mapped out – there were plans for a career as a horseman, to make a name for himself as a farrier, a trainer and a breeder.

Without warning, the horse he was riding slipped down an embankment – flipping on top of Mason.

Just like that, his future plans changed.

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