The rain was still coming down hard during our warmup and what we could do in the footing was limited. So, when they called for the tests to restart, I had no expectations of riding a good test. We just splashed through the puddles, doing the best that we could. It felt like a clean test, but I had no idea where we would place.
It’s easy to pick a Knabstrupper out of the crowd. This Danish breed is an instant head-turner, featuring beautiful and unique coloring from solid...
Silinde is a loudly colored horse, ridden by her plus-sized adult amateur rider – the judges remember us. Most of the time, fortunately, it is for accurately executed tests, solid training, harmony, obedience/submission, and the wonderful teamwork that we enjoy as a well matched pair.
While Frej’s story may be considered sad, I don’t like to think of it that way. I like to think of it as a story of perseverance, determination, and love. I now hope that Frej can be an advocate for not only the Knabstrupper breed, but also for blind horses. Being blind is not the end of the road and Frej feels like he is anything but limited!
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