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.

Photo shoot

Minutes after the prize giving ceremony of the London Olympics the the organizing steward requested all the individual winners and placed teams to stay in the arena for a photo shoot “we must catch this magic moment so please put your horses through their paces while our photographer will take some super pictures with the London sky line as back ground “ he told the competitors.
The Brits jumped on the offer straight away it is another first for them a meddle photo shoot , all they wanted was a moment to tidy hair and polish boots, the Germans hummed and mummed a bit that they have not trained for this and it is not fair but relented and then joined in, the Dutch agreed with one stipulation that the photographer will be only a particular photographer and no other,”what's wrong with our Kevin or Kit ?your guy does not even have the Olympic media accreditations “ said the steward, “it is him or you go with out us” the Dutch stood their ground.
After long unproductive exchange of words, in which all tried to persuade the Dutch team to change their mind, the exasperated organizer lost his cool and shouted “SO WHAT SO SPECIAL ABOUT THIS DUTCH PHOTOGRAPHER OF YOURS? “
The reply from the Dutch team manager was “it is not him but his camera ,he is the only one with a camera that has the extra fast shutter that can catch a Dutch horse in a head position in front of the vertical ”