Emmy Dolin

About you and your horse/pony

  • Age: 14 
  • From: Lisle, IL 
  • How long have you been riding: 7 years  
  • What was the name of your first horse/pony? Minnie, a medium chestnut mare   
  • What horses/ponies are you currently riding/showing: I show Harvey/Harlem Shake, my 11 year old chocolate bay  

What made you start riding? Does anyone else in the family ride?

  • What made you start riding: I went to an overnight camp and fell in love with their horses  
  • My dad can hack around, but nothing formal.  

Riding, school and managing your time

  • Do you have friends at school that ride? i do.  My best friend goes to Lithuania and rides in the summer.    
  • Most of my friends from school don't ride and think it's cool!   
  • How do you juggle your time to include riding and other activities?  It can be hard. There's  not much time for anything else, but we try and balance it all out    
  • I attend traditional school. I like the social aspect of going.   

Favorite piece of tack and why?

 The saddle of because you can personalize it more!    

More about you...

  • Is there a horse sport that you would like to try that is different than the style you ride?  Such as reining, eventing, mounted games, racing, etc. I'd like to try dressage!   
  • Do you board or keep your ponies at home? Harvey is boarded at Legacy River Equestrian Center in Sugar Grove, Il   
  • Do you know how to braid? I do!   
  • What you would like to accomplish as a junior rider? I have short term and long term goals. I would like to continue my bond with Harvey and qualify for a few shows!   
  • What are you most proud of as a rider? I tack Harvey up, and go in and ride my own ride. 
  • Moving into a new division this year and getting ribbons in classes I've never done was awesome!   
  • Do you see yourself riding after your junior years? (College, turn professional, other??) yes, I would love to ride in college.  

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