There are members of Fiona O’Loughlin’s family who won’t talk about what she does for a living, it’s that shocking.
“Equine therapist” just doesn’t sound as good as “horse whisperer,” although that’s the term to describe Buck Brannaman’s specialty as a trainer of troubled horses. In fact, the subject of the lovely documentary Buck doesn’t even whisper: he talks into a microphone so that the rapt horse owners can watch and hear him magically fixing whatever ails their seemingly impossible horses.
Actor Edward Norton already wanted to be in better shape for his 40th birthday than he was on his 30th when the idea hit — why not join members of an African tribe famous for its runners and run the New York marathon? Before he knew it, the star of “The Incredible Hulk” and “Fight Club” had signed on to the effort, despite never having run a marathon before.