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By Susan Salk on September 17, 2010
Barbara Fulbright and Vince worked in the round pen for what seemed like forever trying to achieve the moment of “join-up” when horse acknowledges the partnership with man. Day after day she free lunged her descendent of Northern Dancer, only to have the exercise end in frustration. “It would always go the same way. He’d go round and round and then take a few steps toward me and stop,” Fulbright says. “To me, it felt like he was crossing his arms in front of his chest and saying, ‘You make the first step.’ ” Finally, as if pulled from a […]