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The Inspirational Story of Lily Rhodes Proves You Can't Keep a Good Rider Down.

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The Inspirational Story of Lily Rhodes Proves You Can't Keep a Good Rider Down.

#RIDELIKEAGIRL Lily's story has been retold many times since that fateful day when a fun filled afternoon with friends quickly turned into a near tragic event. What inspired us the most about Lily is that she has never let that moment define or limit her.  What does define her is her infectious attitude, abundance of gratitude  and her love of horses. All qualities that contribute to her well-deserved role model status. Lily's goal of stepping onto the International podium has only become closer as she and her trusty steed Charlie advance through the levels. As we follow her journey, the...

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Jill Treece Doesn't Let a Little Set Back Hold Her Back on her Quest to the Top.

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Jill Treece Doesn't Let a Little Set Back Hold Her Back on her Quest to the Top.

#RIDELIKEAGIRL To say that Eventing is not for the faint of heart, would be an understatement. Jill's journey has been a statement to not only her heart but also her warrior spirit. With a major setback to her beloved Beau's health, Jill was determined not only to bring him back but to make him his best. Putting her riding goals on hold, her instinct and uncanny horsemanship skills gave her an unwavering determination when others doubted as she persevered until she found the core of Beau's issue. Jill is a true testament to always putting your horse first, she's a...

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Emma Weinert's Incredible Journey from Down Under to the Top of the Podium

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Emma Weinert's Incredible Journey from Down Under to the Top of the Podium

#RIDELIKEAGIRL Armed with sheer determination and an abundance of talent, Emma has forged her own path to the top of the podium. In 2008 destiny would prevail, riding in a Steffen Peters Clinic in Sydney would change her life forever. Determined to learn from the best, she packed her bags and headed to San Diego to follow her dream to become an International Grand Prix rider. Emma's graceful riding has taken her and her horses up through the levels with great success. Her ability to train and develop young horses has been the cornerstone of her success, and one which...

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Topping the Podium, Tosca Holmes-Smith Represents National Pride and a Family Tradition

Topping the Podium, Tosca Holmes-Smith Represents National Pride and a Family Tradition

#RIDELIKEAGIRL Saying that riding is in her blood would be an understatement for this talented young rider. Being part of a family that is rooted in Canadian Eventing history (father Nick Holmes-Smith was Olympic Team Member 1980, 1988, and 1992), it seems predictable that Tosca would follow in his foot(hoof)steps. Her meteoric journey to the top of the podium is a true testament to her commitment to her horses and her work ethic. Her pride in her horses' success far outweighs her time in the spotlight. Tosca's story is an example of how it takes a village to get to...

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From the Sidelines to the Spotlight Follow the Fantastical Journey of Mindy Coretz

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From the Sidelines to the Spotlight Follow the Fantastical Journey of Mindy Coretz

#RIDELIKEAGIRL Under the definition of "true girt", you will find a picture of a smiling Mindy Coretz. Her sheer determination and love of horses has carried her along a riding career that started without fanfare or accolades. As fate would have it, she was rescued not by Prince Charming but by a magical pony named Passing Fancy. Years later, the right horse at the right time brought her from humble beginnings to the centre stage of Central Park. Prepare to be inspired by Mindy's fantastical journey from the sidelines to the spotlight. Name:  Mindy Coretz Home Base:  Tulsa, OK Discipline:...

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