Ann Romney talks "Dancing with the Stars," horses on "Good Morning America"

Ann Romney appears on "Good Morning America" with Rebecca Hart and horse Lord Ludger, 2012 USEF Para-Equestrian Dressage National Champion. ABC

Ann Romney traded the campaign trail for morning TV on Wednesday, when she guest-hosted "Good Morning America."

The wife of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney didn't discuss politics during her time on the show, but did talk about "Dancing with the Stars," horses and cooking.

Romney began her guest host stint demonstrating how to make a family recipe for Welsh cakes. Later, she joined actor Stanley Tucci for another cooking segment.

She helped "GMA" co-host George Stephanopoulos interview this week's ousted "Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars" contestants, singer Drew Lachey and race car driver Helio Castroneves, asking Lachey whether  he liked the scores he received on his cha-cha (He didn't).

She also spoke about her love of horses while standing in New York's Times Square, petting Paralympic horse Lord Luger as rider Rebecca Hart discussed how equine therapy helped keep her out of a wheelchair. Romney shared how riding horses has helped her following her multiple sclerosis diagnosis.

"I was very, very weak and very much worried about my life, thinking I was going to be in a wheelchair as well," she said. "Turned to horses, my life has been dramatically different. They gave me the energy, the passion to get out of bed when I was so sick that I didn't think I'd ever want to get out of bed."

Romney is one of several guest hosts filling in for co-host Robin Roberts, who is recovering from a bone marrow transplant. ABC says it is in discussions with first lady Michelle Obama for a similar appearance.

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