Under the Saddle with Adam Cromarty and Special Guest Holly Smith, Episode 6

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In 2018, British show jumper Holly Smith made her championship debut at the World Equestrian Games™ Tryon in North Carolina riding the aptly named Heart’s Destiny.

The following year, they helped Britain to a third place finish at the European Championships and to team qualification for Tokyo 2020. She’s now ranked #48 in the world and chasing her biggest dream yet—a spot on the Olympic team.

But for a horse dealer from humble roots, it’s a journey made possible by a sales horse picked up for €5,500 at auction and sold to America for €1.4 million.

Spend a few minutes with Holly Smith in the first Under the Saddle podcast episode of 2020!

Want more great rider interviews? Catch up on all episodes of Under the Saddle with Adam Cromarty on Horse Network.

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Carley sees the world through horse-colored lenses. They’re like rose-colored lens, but with more show jumping. Carley’s mission is simple: to make show jumping more popular than hockey, football and ice cream. Combined. Carley lives in Toronto with her partner, daughter and son.


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