Last month, the Israeli show jumping team made history when they secured an Olympic team qualification for the first time. During the qualifying competition’s prize giving in Moscow, four Israeli riders stood atop the podium with the knowledge that a long-awaited dream had finally come to fruition, personally and for their country. One must wonder what each of them was thinking in that pivotal moment. No doubt they must have reflected, even briefly, on the journey that brought them to this point in their career.
For Ashlee Bond, a member of Israel’s 2018 World Equestrian Games team, that moment may have been bittersweet, considering she once almost gave up riding altogether.
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Article written by: Leslie Threlkeld