WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2013

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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Mia Foley and Xena in full flight ter without loving horses," she says, voicing a bit of self-deprecating regret. But her legendary ability to jump mounts over impossible barriers and her abiding devotion to her students confirms her quiet selfassurance and pride. Think for a moment: Who wouldn't thrill at the chance to master a magnificent steed, to run unimpeded wherever the trail might lead, and to leave one's cares behind and enter into the spirit of the ride? How fine to master the fickle passions of a powerful creature that in one moment may be the soul of obedience and in another something The champion'barn s else altogether. Dottie Morgis sits tall and regal upon a feed sack, one long leg thrown over the other, paid court by two magnificent steeds in nearby stalls. We l l e s l e y We s t o n M a g a z i n e | f a l l 2 0 1 3 Dottie commands respect with her very presence, but not because she demands it or won a Bronze Medal in the 1976 Olympics. With the look of a dowager queen – she is regally tall and whip sharp – she teaches dressage in her Dover riding ring to some of the most talented riders in the region. 76 P H OTO BY K AT H I E D AV E N P O R T; B A C K G R O U N D BY P E T E R G O L D E N The Equestrians

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