From The Chronicle of the Horse - Sabotage In The Show Ring

They say it isn’t paranoia if someone really is out to get you.

To that statement, I would add that it likewise isn’t just bad horse show luck if your beloved (but opinionated) horse really is out to sabotage your dressage test.

OK, maybe sabotage is an exaggeration. Maybe it’s more accurate to say that, during one particular test, my beloved (but opinionated) horse taught me a very important lesson in a very public way.

Allow me to explain: I’m the proud owner of the talented (but opinionated) Ricochet, a Dutch gelding better known as Rico, with whom I’ve journeyed from training level through the FEI. Because the upper levels were something neither of us had previous experience with, we’ve learned everything together and forged a pretty cool partnership, if I do say so myself.

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