Jump! Horses, Kids, Water and Ditches: What Could Go Wrong?

Camilla Mortensen
Eugene Weekly | May 20, 2010
I couldn’t help but wonder if this was a good idea: Jumping 1,200 pounds of horse at a gallop over logs, walls, ditches and various and sundry large solid objects seemed a bit suicidal. “Just keep your eyes up and go!” trainer and Olympic hopeful Karen O’Neal told me perkily as I got ready for my round. “Don’t look down. You’ll be fine.”

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