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Kaytee Mountain performs with Sue Gallagher. Photo by Stacy Lynne Photography

An American OTTB goes 4th level this weekend

Kaytee Mountain once trotted with an awkward, sewing-needle gait. Its odd up-down rhythm was all he could manage his first year after a racing career that went nowhere, and once he was the last horse anyone would choose to start in Dressage. “It took us about a year to get a nice, normal trot. It still wasn’t great, it was quick; but, it was definitely better,” says his owner/rider Sue Gallagher of New Jersey. While some may have wondered why the longtime rider, who in Australia, practiced a discipline similar to Dressage, would even consider snapping up a retired racehorse, […]