Every now and then you encounter a horse that truly embodies the word “priceless”. That’s the way I think of a good friend of mine’s off-track Thoroughbred, Hugo Boss – and I’m quite sure the local eventing community would agree with me.
Overland Park, Ks.-based Mallory Stiver purchased Hugo Boss, whose Jockey Club name was Andrus (Artax – Goodie Good Girl), from the Oklahoma Thoroughbred Retirement Program after a lackluster racing career. An amateur rider herself who had never competed above Training level, Mallory set about producing the 2010 bay gelding to be an event horse.
Fast forward to today, nearly nine years later, and the pair has successfully competed through the Intermediate level, achieving many firsts and personal bests along the way.
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Article written by: Sally Spickard