National Geographic : 1954 Nov
© National Geographic Society 701 Kodachrome by National Geographic Photographer Robert F. Sisson Up and Over! English Rider and Mount Take a Jump at New York's National Horse Show Prince Hal, ridden by Patricia Smythe, easily clears a 4-foot pole-and-palmetto imitation of a country hedge. Felt "boots" around horse's forelegs support jump-strained tendons. Miss Smythe, one of Britain's outstanding women riders, took second place in the 1953 competition for the International Good Will Challenge Trophy donated by Brig. Gen. and Mrs. Alfred G. Tuckerman. Winner was Shirley Thomas, of Canada.