Free riding - no hands, no saddle, no fear

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Alycia Burton says she has a special relationship with her horse, Goldrush.
Alycia Burton says she has a special relationship with her horse, Goldrush.

Northland woman Alycia Burton has mastered the skill of "free riding" and is wowing millions of internet viewers around the world with her daring equine ability by flying over Olympic-sized jumps.

The 25-year-old, now based in Auckland, has leaped to fame on YouTube and is releasing a DVD called Free Rider - The Alycia Burton Story.

She said she had a special relationship with her horse, Goldrush. "I almost know what he is going to do before he does, we are so in sync."

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