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No it is not nessasary. Good horses good training and great bedside manner is the best recognition by word of mouth! Tried and true!
In horse riding compet at high level of competition to success it’s not obligatory although this helps a lot. Someone like Pénélope Leprévost has never been in Young French team and today she’s one of the best rider of the world.