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After spills and injury, victory is so sweet

Storm Ruckus looked more like a wooly mammoth than a show horse on the day Lauren Camara came to have a look. “When I saw him, the first thing I said was, ‘No way!’ A scruffy gelding that her riding coach had asked her to consider, he appeared to be the furthest thing from her idealized vision of a “made” competitive children’s hunter. “But,” she adds, “My coach said she thought he was really cute and that she could see past all that hair. She told me I needed to trust her on this.” So, on Valentine’s Day 2008, Camara […]