An exclusive straight-to-digital short story from bestselling author, Cathy Woodman.Nicci has finally achieved her dream of qualifying for one of the most prestigious horse trials, with her horse, Dark Star.But it seems that nothing ever comes easy. Star is struggling with the intense training regime Nicci has put together, and even Nicci isn't feeling quite herself. Is the moment she has worked so hard for going to be ruined before it's even begun?Luckily, Nicci's husband, Matt, is by her side to support her. As well as being able to use his knowledge as a vet to look after Star, he might just be able to make Nicci see what is really important . . .