Setting a Side-Saddle Jumping Record

Madame Marantette, born as Emma Peek, secured a spot in history after clearing fences that towered over 7′ tall.

When Emma Peek was born on Sept. 5, 1849, women lacked many of the rights they have today. They didn’t have the right to vote in the United States, and they couldn’t own property outside of marriage. But they could ride, and that’s just what Emma Peek did.

Read more about this skilled horsewoman in my latest article, Setting a Side-Saddle Jumping Record.