Her name was Nikita Korsay. She was afraid of tractors, so anytime a tractor drove by I’d fall off in the warm up ring. But other than that she was a really good show pony.
Stanford set out to prove his theory. He needed a way to capture the very moment, undetectable to the naked eye, when a galloping horse goes completely airborne. He needed a photograph, which led him to Eadweard Muybridge.
Rocky Bear’s stride was huge and I was feeling the wind in my face like those exercise riders I envied. My attempts to slow him down went unheeded, but still, I was not afraid.
Telling your trainer their services are no longer needed is never easy, but we’re here to help. Be strong, you got this.
We’re all only in it for the money, fame, and glory.
It is a constant battle in our little equestrian community. Do we push horses too hard? Or do we not push them hard enough?