The young riders competing in the Hollow Creek Young Rider, Junior and Children's Nations Cups brought not only a few different riding styles to Wellington, Fla., but also a new persepctive on in-the-ring fashion. Their turn-out definitely differed from the traditional norm for the FTI Winter Equestrian Festival, with colored reins, ponytails hanging down their backs, and even a bit of bling. Check it out...
|Sofia Trimarco showed Ambato CT Cerise in the children's Nations Cup for Argentina. Her purple accoutrement actually matched some of the floral decorations on one jump.|
|Sophie Howell's horse Cardine showed some U.S. pride in the children's section of the Nations Cup with red-white-and-blue scalloped braids.|
|Hairnets were few and far between during the Hollow Creek Farm Young Rider/Junior/Children's Nations Cups!|
Here Cristina Andrade Aridlsen of Ecuador is styling a ponytail rivaling her horse HJ Practica's.
|Bretton Chad of Canada put the Maple Leaf on her saddle pad, helmet and her breeches as she rode Zeddam in the young rider section.|
|Silvana Cabral of Paraguay competed in the junior section of the Hollow Creek Farm Nations Cup as an individual riding Surprise. Her outfit included a sparkly blue section on her helmet, a bright blue jacket with suede trim, and a fuschia shirt. |
|Victoria Santacrocce rode San Jorge B M Devil's Justice for Argentina's team in the children's section. Victoria sported a number of pins on her jacket and some pink stirrups, as well as a blingy browband and white-taped braids on her horse.|
|Richard Kierkergaard rode Warwin Z on the Argentinian children's team sporting a white helmet with blonde curls escaping.|