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By Susan Salk on July 30, 2014
Erica Gaertner had 60 seconds to make her gamble pay off. Swinging lightly into the saddle of her difficult but brilliant T-bred Fly, she pointed him at the field of jumps and galloped like crazy toward the choice she had made. “Each of the 10 fences was assigned a point value. I walked the course twice first, and picked out a course of 11 or 12 jumps,” she says, noting that competitors were allowed to jump fences twice, if they chose. It was a gamble. But Gaertner and Fly (JC name: Voler Bar Nuit) were victorious in the Gambler’s Choice […]