Spooky Horses

Sara

Lexington Lead-Up: Get to Know Sara Gumbiner and Polaris

Sara Gumbiner and her longtime partner Polaris are gearing up for their second trip to the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event. Find out more about this hard-working rising star and her quirky, but talented, Irish Sport Horse.

The galloping and speed work involved in racing create muscling over the horse's topline that looks and feels tighter than on a typical riding horse. © Frank Sorge/arnd.nl

Are My Horse's Spookiness and Stiffness Connected?

U.S. Eventing Association certified instructor Steuart Pittman Jr. explains how a horse's stiffness and spookiness can be related.