Jerry Donoghue from “Wit and Wisdom”

“When a class is called, the gates swing open, and your granddaughter comes into the ring at a smart trot on a horse that carries three or four generations of your breeding, something hits you. There is a fierce pride, the urge to laugh with joy, panic that something...

Haras de Thouars from the “Racing Yearbook”

“Hours of talking about genetics with passionate people, time spent in choosing the stallion, follow-up of the mares … when a foal hits the ground, it is the beginning of something, and there are grounds for hope! When you live alongside dedicated breeders, you...

Jim Lowe from “Totally Tops”

“… My most sentimental win was Top Ten Western Pleasure with CP Scintillation (Enzo x CP Luminaire) because we were all riding for the Stanley White Sr. Memorial trophy. I hadn’t shown a western horse in 15 years. Brett helped me get there. When I was first starting...

From The Remarkable CF Jimmy Neutron

“More important than another National Championship with a great horse, Jimmy’s ordeal affected Katie deeply. Her perspective on showing him completely changed. “After Jimmy’s surgery, I felt a greater appreciation to be a part of his journey rather than focusing on a...

From “Twisted Tales”

“My strategy when riding after a snowfall is to be second, or preferably third, in line. That way the first two riders have been showered with all the snow from the trees and you don’t get the snow down your back. Make sure those riders are taller than you, or...