|Chuck Grant with Bit-O-Shine |
exhibiting a leg extension.
Bit-O-Shine was a nationally famous exhibitionand competition horse in his day. Born in 1958, he was 3/4Thoroughbred and 1/4 Saddlebred. He was sold in 1971 to TrudiPeet of Colorado. He was later sold to Ellin Dixon Miller. Chuckand Bit-O-Shine were the winningest Grand Prix combination ofthat generation. The horse was formally retired during a ceremonyin his and Chuck's honor in 1980 during Dressage at Devon,Pennsylvania, where they were re-united for one last ride.