Horses are not “Whisker Specialists” and their Whiskers are not like Hands. Barn “Experts” should stop extrapolating conclusions from rat experiments which have no bearing on our precocial equine companions.
A trainer’s life is never easy but some people believe trainers actually just ‘play’ with horses all day. LOL They don’t EVEN understand.
Ignorance is bliss but certainly not for the poor horse owner shelling out the big bucks expecting the 90 day wonder horse and getting el Diablo instead!
Friesian Keurings and IBOPs: It’s a Breed Thing not a Competitive Show Thing so don’t get your “feelers” hurt when Baby Blackie doesn’t Pass or make Ster.
Nearly a decade ago, I worked with a mare that came last in her class at the Friesian keuring and all I could think was, “That’s not fair!”