I owned Pet's dam, Tony Levy (Tb) and had her bred to the famous, 1984
Olympic Gold and Silver medal winner, gray Trakehner, Abdullah, in
1979. Being a teacher, I had often thought that "Teacher's Pet"
would be a super name for a favorite horse, so when foaled, April 14,
1980, that became her name. She was a bright, flashy chestnut
with a lot of spirit and presence.
Over the years she and I have done a little bit of everything from
riding to jumping to dressage. Pet is the horse by which I
all other horses--we knew exactly what to expect from each other and
many firsts with each other: She was the first horse moved to the
farm, the first horse ridden here, and sadly, the first horse I had to