Harrisburg, Pa., Oct. 22
Victoria Watters figured out a foolproof way to deal with her nerves on the day of the $10,000 North American League Adult Amateur Hunter Finals—she channeled them toward something concrete.
“I was so nervous,” she said “It’s stupid, I know, so I made a bet. I said, 'There’s two beautiful alpaca coats up there, and I told [trainer Anne Thornbury] if I get that prize money, we’re going up there and going shopping.' I just took my nerves and put them toward another goal!”