Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024

Guess Who?

Can you identify these top pros from their younger years?








Photo 1

Even at age 9, with her ponytails flying, this child prodigy was a star rider. Here she topped 50 entries in the open working hunters to take top honors.










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Can you identify these top pros from their younger years?

Photo 1
Even at age 9, with her ponytails flying, this child prodigy was a star rider. Here she topped 50 entries in the open working hunters to take top honors.


Photo 2
She strutted her stuff as a 15-year-old and made a winsome picture at the preliminary level.

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Photo 3
He would eventually master some of the most impressive fences in the world, but this brave young rider began, like everyone else, over crossrails.


Photo 4
This boy concentrated on horsemanship classes as a youngster before his eight Olympic appearances.


Photo 5
After dominating the equitation classes at the National Horse Show (N.Y.)—hunt seat and saddle seat—this young rider was “bound” to make a name for himself in the show jumping world.

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Photo 6
Jumping big fences came naturally to this rider who got his start in the southern hemisphere.


Photo 7
This boy graduated from gymkhana to World Championship gold medal (where he did use a saddle!).


Photo 8
She matured from jumping cowponies to piaffing warmbloods.

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