The Wretched Ponies We Love

Pepper in the 1970s I recently interviewed Canadian Olympic rider Beth Underhill for The Horse Network. She talked about Teddy, “a wretched, wretched pony” she had as a child who used to run her under the apple tree and knock her off. But Teddy, she went on to explain, really taught her how to ride, “how to gain a horse’s trust,” and the value of perseverance. The Horse [...]