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Honorable Turn shows off his "floating trot" with owner Marietta Kirkpatrick

From barn rest to bold mover

Talk about taking an “honorable turn.” After leaving Suffolk Downs nearly two years ago with a tendon injury, Honorable Turn emerged from six months of rest to become one of the best hunter/jumper prospects Marietta Kirkpatrick has worked with. So good, in fact, that the gelding she calls Syd is a keeper. He will not be resold after his training because her guy’s floating, ground-covering trot, jumping style and lovable nature have worked their magic on the veteran trainer. “I have a lot of experiences with horses, especially green horses, over the years that by comparison, Syd really stands out,” […]