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!