The back story: Germany
So when I last rode with Gerd Heuschmann in the fall, and when I saw him while horse shopping in Germany in September, I talked about how it would be a dream to train full time with him with the occasional trip to nearby Klaus Balkenhol. Gerd said "I think I can make that happen." A few weeks later Claude and I were on the plane....
The chute at JFK showing how the horses go into the box that will then be loaded onto the plane.
Claude in the box on the plane.