When she first began show jumping, Scarlet Rosalie Biedron didn’t enjoy the sport at all. It wasn’t until her love for horses and competitive spirit collided that Scarlet became a passionate show jumper. In fact, she not only loved the sport—she was enthralled.
In a fascinating narrative, Biedron reveals how she transformed from a little girl who loved feeling the wind in her hair while riding her pony, Peaches, around the family farm into a show jumper who competed in her first major equestrian show at age twelve and shockingly won her class. While providing a chronological glimpse into the early years of her riding career, Biedron shares insight into what it was like to compete in a show with six different horses, gallop into the ring with a fearless attitude, and find the strength to move forward despite failures. By openly sharing her lessons learned, Biedron inspires others to find the courage to continue in the face of fear, get back up on the horse, and persevere through life’s greatest challenges.
Fado is the true story of a girl’s exciting experiences and valuable lessons learned as she set out on a determined quest to become a competitive show jumper.