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Equitana 2021

I had the pleasure of attending Equitana at the Kentucky Horse Park! I have spent the last few months dealing with a fractured femur and have been unable to do much of anything. I was just cleared from my orthopedist last week. Me being the type of person I am, I decided to have my first ride back in 5 months be on a horse that I've never met or ridden before as a rider in the Laura Graves clinic at Equitana with tons of people watching, including a Live Stream. No pressure, right?

Ashley Allen was kind enough to let me ride her amazing boy, Rio. Since I had been laid-up with a fractured femur (no big deal, right?) I did not have a horse ready to go. I don't like to pass up an opportunity to ride with Laura! Luckily, she selected me to ride as her 1st/2nd level rider. The funny thing is that a bunch of rain came in on the day she was teaching. They decided