GM dominated the scene for so long. Who is/are the new GM(s) Do they stray from his methods? For instance, is automatic release making a comeback, or will it be crest forever?
When I rode way back when, I must admit I questioned why we had a godfather invested w all that power. In my two show barns, if you didn’t understand the approach, the answer was, “Well, George teaches this and…” I wasn’t criticizing the man, but I was skeptical of why so many saw GM’s way as the ONLY way.
A lot of coaches and trainers became very accomplished because of GM, for sure. What’s next? Who’s next? Does the sport annoint another single guiding light, or split into camps?