Love me, love my horse (or my friend’s horse)!
I was standing by the results board at a show last week hearing the sad tale of a judge who had 'got it all wrong' about a friend's horse and whose marks had been 'discouraging' (even if they were right, they were therefore wrong). I then put on my own rose-tinted spectacles when I watched a rider I very much admire step up a level with her horse (which I know has had a lot of 'issues') and it went really well. I was delighted, but disappointed that they 'only' scored 66% because to my mind the achievement . . .
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