It is a very subjective sport where three judges calculate the scores, said Betsy. Sometimes a rider might have a great ride and receive a great reward for it or the rider could have a good ride and still get a great reward or the rider could have a great ride and just not happen to get noticed, added Betsy.
Daisy said Syncopation can be temperamental at times, so she never really knows what to expect.
``One day my horse will do exactly what I want it to do and the next day he will not,’’ said Daisy.
Daisy said she always keeps hay in the stall for Syncopation in case he gets too irritable.
Betsy said Syncopation typically knows the difference between practicing and showing in front of the public.