“When I walked in to the barn where AP Prime was stabled, I noticed him before they even pointed him out,” says Leah, an Advanced-level event rider and owner of LLG Eventing. “He has the most gorgeous eye and face and you really can't help but respond to his self-awareness. I just remember thinking to myself, ‘Well it's not likely they will pull out the most gorgeous horse in the barn,’ but they did!”
When Leah met this grandson of racing great AP Indy, she was on her way to Tennessee to buy a trailer and was looking at prospect horses along the way. When she pulled into the nondescript fairgrounds in Martinsville, Illinois to look at a racehorse at the end of his career, she had no idea she would find a talented athlete that would become her first three-star horse. AP Prime’s owners wanted $2,000 for him but that was too much without a vetting. Leah was surprised when they accepted her $750 offer, and she picked him up the next day.
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