Racehorses in America have it pretty bad. They’re given all sorts of medication so they can run faster and race through an injury. And every week 12 racehorses die on America’s racetracks. Here’s the true story of Charlie’s Quest, a horse who survived his time as a professional race horse before he was finally rescued.

Producer: Lucas Isakowitz

Supervising Producer: Allie Jaynes

Executive Producer: Michelle Nash

Illustrators: Grace Berrios and Jackie Albano

Animator: Raul Avila