Ex-Jumper Meets Ex-Event Horse, They Forge Dressage Partnership: RF Cosima and Allie Youngdale

“I loved her. I had a huge smile on my face and couldn’t get rid of the smile,” seventeen-year-old dressage rider Allison Youngdale (Allie) recalls the first time she got on RF Cosima (Cosi), as she shares their journey together. Lauren Kieffer’s former three-star mount transitioned to dressage two years ago, and made an appearance at this weekend’s Carl Hester clinic in Ontario. Her new owner and rider could understand the challenges of changing disciplines. Allie had switched to dressage herself after a back injury made jumping too risky. Together, Cosi and Allie are forging a strong partnership and learning from each other. Watch their story in the video above.

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