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.

Selling a horse

Many years ago I worked for Kurt Blochinger, who specialised in selling dressage horses to the wannabe top riders.  The team consisted of Kurt, me and Ursula.  Now

A unfair advantage

A friend of mine applied for a job as rider at top German stable.  The other applicant was a well-endowed English lady (if you can call her a lady) who had often been seen in BD

Improving the seat

The well known German supremo trainer Marco de Graber was giving Lady Lavonia Roger-Smyth her weekly lesson on the big moving, Toto look-a-like, black stallion. He was rather frustrated by Lady L. He

Horse Whisperer II

Lady Lavonia Roger Smyth was very concerned , the relationship with her horse resembled more and more the relationship of hers and her husband, It became more and more one sided, the horse just like

Championship 2011

This morning during the TV interview Carl Hester was asked by the interviewer “Mr Hester your last extended trot in the GP was out of this world what gave you the confidence to risk all and go