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By Susan Salk on April 23, 2013
Lord Kenmer, son of multiple-graded stakes winner Lord Avie, was already rejected once as a “dangerous horse” when Michigan dressage rider Shari Wolke took a leap of faith. Watching him buck inside the ring, taking a volunteer with New Vocations Racehorse Adoption on a wild ride, Wolke could still see beyond his contortions. She saw a kind eye and a floating gait; and along with that, imagined the full-bodied bay as an ideal dressage mount. “As I watched him with my friend and former riding instructor Colleen Coatsworth, we were convinced that his bucking was not malicious, and we were […]