If you had $53 million to spend on your horses . . .

All the Queen's Horses

What would you buy? That’s how much Rita Crundwell embezzled from the town of Dixon, Illinois over the 23 years she worked as the town’s comptroller. By day she was a civil servant. On her own time, she used that money to build a fantasy lifestyle replete with champion quarter horses, custom made saddles and […]

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How NOT to fund your riding lifestyle

On February 14th, Rita Crundwell — named the leading owner by the American Quarter Horse Association for eight consecutive years prior to her arrest — was sentenced to 19 1/2 years in prison for embezzling $53 million from the City of Dixon, IL. The “Quarter Horse queen”, who, like a celebrity was known on the […]

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