I'm a horse lover and rider of everything from english to western! I compete in Jumper classes and Hunter Hack with 2 of my horses, and rodeo with my other 1. I spend a lot of time working on jumping, flat work, ground work, barrels, poles, etc.
What does being a Kerrits Ambassador mean to you? It means everything. Kerrits has always been a brand I felt comfortable with. The transition from the western world to the english world was hard, and my very first pair of breeches were Kerrits. In a weird way, physically feeling comfortable actually made my mentally comfortable. Ever since then it's always been my favorite brand, and as I've progressed in the English world I've taken those breeches with me! It would be so amazing to represent the brand that helped me fit into the world of jumping that has now become a passion of mine.
What are your passions as a rider and ambassador? I've been riding since I was 5 years old and have explored such a variety of disciplines. I'm very passionate about what I do, from training horses to competing them. I was always the girl who loved horses, and I felt a natural connection with them. I trained my first two horses myself, taking one from a nervous trail horse to a barrel racer and then to a jumper, and my other from a green broke mare to a beautiful Hunter horse who I now jump up to 3'6. I've put so much dedication into making my own way in the equine world. So much time is spent building a basis with my horses, ground work, love, trust, bonding. I loved what my beautiful animals so much that about a year and a half ago I made an Instagram account just to share about them. That account is called @a_horsey_world, and it has changed me as a rider, horsewoman, and person in so many ways. Our follower base is currently at 72,000 people and gaining thousands every couple of days. I've been completely overwhelmed by the amount of people who fell in love with my horses just as much as I did, and who have helped give me the confidence to pursue my goals as a jumper and rider and horsewoman. Thanks to their amazing support I have been able to be an ambassador for some amazing small businesses, but I finally got up the courage to try for something a little bit bigger. I know it's a long shot, but Kerrits is truly my favorite brand, and other than sharing our journey with so many thousands of people, my favorite thing about instagram has been being able to represent these wonderful businesses and companies. I have so many dreams and goals as an equestrian that I have yet to achieve, and being an ambassador for Kerrits is one of them. I hope you consider me.
What is your connection to Kerrits? Like I said before, Kerrits made me comfortable in the english world. As I showed my first shows in those Kerrits breeches, my confidence inched up little by little, and now here I am today and those breeches are still by my side. If I could represent any company in the world it would be this one, not because they're the most expensive or fancy, but because they're the kind of brand that people have stories about, that people love. After that first pair of breeches, I continued to add Kerrits to my collection, and I currently have tan, black, and brown breeches and a riding jacket and I love them all so much! My Kerrits products give me confidence to ride like I know how to. I love this brand so much, and it would mean the world to me to represent them.