FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon USA Individual Jumping Competition Simone Blum of Germany on DSP Alice Photo FEI/Martin Dokoupil

An analysis of the top mares competing in jumping and dressage. Does the 'wrong' pelvis or temperament impact a mare's ability to progress to the highest levels of competition, or does temperament outweigh any anatomical deficiencies. The 'de Muze' family is proving the exception to what used to be the rule.

Photo: WEG 2018 individual showjumping gold medallist mare, Alice (Askari) with Simone Blum (GER)