who wants to wait until 2014 for lady centaurs?? NOBODY
Centaur Fact: in a way similar to how a boss mare will be in charge of a herd of wild horses, centaur societies are traditionally run and organized by women, while men are in charge of protecting the town/tribe/family and getting into fights. This has clashed somewhat oddly with 19th-century human ideas about what women should be doing with themselves.
Juniper Holiday is most likely the smartest person in the story, and is also a totally kick-ass cow cutter.