Fairway Farm owner and trainer • Cross Roads, TX
I am most proud of: my horsemanship.
I would most like to improve on: organization.
I’d be lost without: spurs in my tack trunk and sticky spray in my ring bag.
I think the biggest misconception about our sport is: you have to be ‘rich’ to do it.
My favorite horse book is: Black Beauty.
My favorite non-horse book is: Julie of the Wolves.
I’m a sucker for a: sweet horse. Once I bought a horse because he was talking to me and hugged me.
On Mondays, you’ll find me: at the barn.
I sometimes wish I had the time to learn: more business.
I’m afraid of: failure.
Something I say ten times a day is: graze your ponies.
One of my greatest show ring victories was: jumping the World Cup class in Fort Worth with one rail down in December.
One of the best horse names I’ve ever heard is: Captain Underpants.
My absolute favorite show is: Otomi in San Miguel, Mexico, because it has great grass, great hospitality, and it’s a very prestigious horse show.
The horse person I most admire is: my groom, Simon, because he is a super horseman.
My best piece of advice for young riders is: You have to be determined
My motto is: work hard, play hard.
*This story was originally published in the May/June 2022 issue of The Plaid Horse. Click here to read it now and subscribe for issues delivered straight to your door!
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