Blair Richardson

Event in which you compete: Eventing

Hometown: Scone, NSW

Number of years riding: 27

Career accomplishments to date: 2006 res for world champs, 2010 long list for world champs. 

How you got started in your event: Started eventing at pony club when I was 12 yr old and never stopped as I loved it so much.

Favourite Ariat product (by name): Monaco chaps as they are very comfortable and do not move on my leg while riding.

Proudest career moment: Being on 2 transman teams.

Tell us about your first horse: A little grey pony called ‘So Big’  and I kept falling off him, I was glad when I got a new pony and didn’t have to ride him anymore.

You ride because: Love the adrenalin while going XC. 

If you weren’t a professional rider, you would be a: Rich.

Favourite mentor or idol growing up: Mark Todd and Andrew Nicholson.

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Favourite way to unwind outside the barn: Drinking beer while watching rugby.

Good luck charm: I don’t really have one.