Always pushing for a next level in her work with horses, Myriam reached a dead end 10 years ago when she was working with a specifically difficult horse – hitting this wall as she once described it paired with her relentless drive to resolve the horse human relationship in an equitable way she faced the defining crisis of her riding career  – she would either give up riding altogether or find a new way forward – without breaking a horse or herself. True to Winston Churchill’s dictum “to never let a good crisis go to waste” Myriam re-examined her complete riding technique up to this point. Putting everything into question she revisited first principles in physics and the effects of gravitational forces in