Four young riders spend hours working with horses. They train them to compete and to perform, but along the way they form lasting friendships with the animals.
Uriel Chartrand-Ardail, 17, performs with the show "Odysseo," which is stopping at the National Harbor in October. In the show, he does acrobatic stunts with an Arabian horse named Nezma, who heads outside with Uriel for warmup exercises. Juana Arias/For The Washington Post Buy Photo