It takes about an hour to braid most horses, including their tails, Angelica Romero tells me. And that's if a SWAT team doesn't barge in looking for escaped convicts, which has happened to her. "Two years in a row at Tucson, early in my career, there was me and maybe one or two other women braiding in the dark," says Romero. "You know where the facility is, Pima County Fairgrounds, way south of everything, an exit away from a prison? Two years in a row I'm braiding by myself, and a SWAT team comes through, guns drawn, and says, 'Have you seen a man in a gray suit with a number on it?' And... More >>>