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Caliburn, whose show name is My First Car, gave a level-headed performance at the November Royal Winter Fair in Toronto

OLEX T’bred shines at Royal Winter Fair

Alysha Kadar braced for impact. Cantering into the path of a spooking chestnut, Kadar expected to become pinned between the nervous animal and the wall of the show ring as she and her Thoroughbred Caliburn neared the commotion. But as the jumpy animal’s powerful hind end came closer, and before Kadar could take evasive action, her Thoroughbred, a castoff horse purchased from the OLEX auction the year before, proved that in tight spots, he had control. “Just as we were riding up beside (the spooking horse), and his bum came right toward us, Caliburn collected right up, changed his gate, […]