Flossy is well known to many on the British Dressage Forum as a teller of interesting stories and perhaps the odd joke or two. We have selected a few tales for your pleasure.

The old masters said

Senior Trainer was coaching  a  Top Competitor on his new purchase ,a big black Hanoverian Stallion, it did not require some special equestrian knowledge to notice that this was the most uncomfortable equine specimen ever, even Top Competitor with his long legs found it impossible to maintain a classically correct position his posture resembled some one that spent an hour in a cement mixer, not of a proud elegant dressage rider, by the end of a sitting trot session Top Competitor body was aching at every conceivable part, he halted next to his trainer totally deflated , Senior trainer looked at him and said “You forgot the old masters saying which I have passed on to you many times ,select a horse that is comfortable and a wife that can cook “ ,Top competitor nodded his head and said “ I got that one completely wrong I  also have not got a clue how the new girl friends cooking is ”