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Ask @tesscarmichael : How long have you been riding and why did you start riding?

Ask @tesscarmichael : How long have you been riding and why did you start riding?
that you so much for the advice and i would love to keep in touch
thanks for the answer !
Hi Ri

I started riding when I was about six years old. I then got my first pony when I was 12. We lived in London so it was hard to ride very much, I only got to ride at weekends and in school holidays. This was the case until I went to university which is when I took my horse with me!

I only really started competing regularly about 10 years ago. Until then I was only jumping around 1m/1.10m

I don’t know why I started I just loved horses and I really wanted to ride. It’s something that I’ve always pushed to do – neither of my parents ride or know much about horses. There’s just something about being with the horses and the sport that’s addictive! It’s a lifestyle choice and you can’t get away from it if you get the riding bug!!

Thanks for your question!
Tess ☺