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After competing in hunter/jumpers, she realized her heart longed to sit up straight and ride like the wind on a Thoroughbred.

A good gallop in England leads to t’bred eventer

On an equestrian vacation with friends in the summer of 2006, Megan Martin raced across the English country like National Velvet on Pie, galloping towards jumps that might have terrified her back home. Far from the confines of her hunter/jumper circuit she did not worry about the position of her hands, or her position in the saddle. She did not worry at all. She just rode, really rode! “I absolutely loved to be running toward the jumps and going over them. I had so much adrenalin going through me, and instead of worrying about details of riding— like leaning in […]