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By Susan Salk on May 1, 2013
Fresh from her dramatic fifth-place finish at the 2013 Rolex Kentucky 3-Day, Lynn Symansky spoke of her hard-charging, tireless ex-racehorse Donner the way so many others, these days, are marveling at the comeback of Thoroughbreds in sport. “The off-track Thoroughbreds have come back into style again,” Symansky says in a telephone interview. “In my career, I’ve ridden all types of horses, and if I had my choice, I’d choose an off-track Thoroughbred any day of the week.” With good reason. During the grueling three-day course, Olympians and top international riders battled extremely challenging terrain, leaping enormous jumps, down steep ditches […]