It started out rather innocently. Lorenzo's mother received a pony as a wedding gift. Who would know that this pony would be the foundation for performances all over France, Europe - and now a North American debut. As a child, Lorenzo had watched the acrobats on horseback in his hometown of Les Saintes Maries de la Mer in southern France. Fascinated, he enlisted himself at age seven to a school to learn for a year before striking out on his own.