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Rider Spotlight May 2016 - Heather Wright

Name:  Heather Wright

 

How long have you been riding?  How long have you been riding with Kim?

I have been riding since 2009. All have been with Kim.

 

What is your riding history?

I started riding with Kim when I was 9 years old and I have been doing gymkhana for the last 4 years.

 

Who do you ride currently and who have you ridden in the past?

I currently ride Cookie. I also ride Fleming and Buttercup and have leased Johnny Cash, Gambler, and Avatar in the past.


Tell a little about your current mount:

Cookie has a super sweet personality. She is very athletic and skilled at barrels.


What is your favorite discipline(s)?

My favorite discipline is Gymkhana.

 

What is your favorite thing to do at the barn (other than riding)?

I like spending time with all my barn friends.


What is your favorite 2015 memory?

I enjoyed competing in gymkhana with Cookie and going on the 2015 camping trip to Point Reyes.

 

What are your 2016 riding goals?

I want to bump up a few more divisions and place at SOC 2016.

 

What are your long term riding goals? 

I want to be an overall great rider in all the different aspects of horses.


What do you get out of spending time at Franklin Canyon Stables?   

I learn a lot of great skills from the people around me at Franklin Canyon Stables.


What do you get out of spending time with horses?

I have worked with many different types of horses and I learn something new from working with each one of them.


Have you ever won any riding/show awards?  If so, what?

I won highpoint for Winter Bling 2016. 1st-5th place with Cookie and Gambler and many shows and 10th place at SOC 2014 with Gambler.

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