In 2019, amateur rider Jenny Achilles bought Excel Star Lance so that she could start eventing again. But the pair were having trouble on cross country, so she and trainer Gilly Slayter used Positive Reinforcement (R+) and Priority to Positive® Techniques to help. And just two years later, in addition to having a wonderful bond and connection, Achilles and Lance placed third overall in the 2021 USEA Amateur Master Novice Division Championships in Lexington, KY. Achilles was also named the 2021 Area X Amateur of the Year and Rider of the Year!

Here’s their story: