5 Strides With: Rain King

Rain King. Photo by ESI Photography

An “interview” with the young hunter, via his rider, Taylor Ann Adams

The 5-year-old Dutch Warmblood has won multiple Young Hunter championships in Florida

1. How does it feel to be a top 5-year-old hunter?

I don’t really understand what that means, but it makes my humans really happy so I’m happy. 

2. What do you like about the hunter ring?

I like the hunter ring because it’s slow and methodical, like the way that I think. 

3. What would surprise our readers to know about you?

My readers would be surprised that I require no prep to compete. I just go from stall to ring.

4. What’s life like for you at home when you’re not competing?

At home I do turnout, ride bareback, and trail ride down the back roads. My life is very simple. 

5. Do you prefer the company of horses? Or humans?

I wayyy prefer humans. Horses are rude to me.  

*This story was originally published in the December 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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