Although Brandy Bannister has only owned her horse Shorty for just over a year, they have formed a great partnership and have had a fantastic show season, according to her coach Janice Tokar of F.I.T.T. Equine.
“I've been working with Brandy for almost nine years now. In that time, I've seen her healthy and I've seen her go through many surgeries and good days and bad days and she probably falls more often than anyone should,” comments Janice. “She's a very resilient girl, she just won’t quit and she won’t let anyone tell her she can’t! And I totally agree. Her riding continues to improve, and she is always ready to work, even on days when she's had ten or more seizures!”
Brandy has been riding for 17 years and had her first horse, and Arabian mare named Sapphire, when she was 11.