Horses and Hard Work meet Dressage Champion Anna Buffini
Her dad, Brian, runs the largest business coaching organization in America, and her mother, Beverly, was a member of the U.S. National Volleyball team for three years and an alternate for the 1988 Olympics, but Anna Buffini decided to forge her own path. Combining her competitive drive with her work ethic, she found a passion “in the highest expression of horse training,” dressage.
The sport is considered to be the creme de le creme of the equestrian world. Rider and horse partner together to show a series of memorized, choreographed movements. Think of it like salsa dancing with a 1500-pound partner. A far cry from the boardroom and the volleyball court.
After eight years of fighting the sports gravitational pull, Buffini, and her vaunted steed, Sundayboy, jettisoned stage one and broke into the equestrian elite, winning their first National Championship in 2014. The rise has only continued, winning again in 2016 at the U.S. ...
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