‘Oh Crap’ Moment of the Day: Puissance fail

What happens when your horse goes for the long one at a 7’1″ puissance wall? Nothing good, I can promise you that much.

From the 2009 Horse of the Year Show:

[Theresa Hicks]

Oh, crap.

Now let’s replace that terrifying mental image with this one, of class winner Ladina B ridden by Ellen Whitaker:

[Theresa Hicks]

And that’s how it’s done!

Go Riding.


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