Welcome to our feature 10 minutes in the tackroom. This is a new regular feature where we ask riders, businesses and charities 12 questions and they have a maximum of 10 minutes to answer them.

This week in the saddle is Zoe. You can follow Zoe on Facebook Twitter and Instagram where she shares her and Ali's journey. It includes some alternative approaches like the one shown below... 

Tell us about your horse!

Ali – He is a full Arab who is 17 years old, he’s bright bay and incredibly handsome, and boy doesn’t he know it
Zoe, and her sassy Arab, Ali. Equissimo brand ambassador for the south
Tell us a horse joke!
Did you hear about the depressed horse? He told a tale of whoa! 

What do you do when you aren’t with your horse?

On a non-horsey day I spend time with my Fiancee and 2 dogs Rory the greyhound and Reggie the whippet, normally mooching around the Cornish Countryside.

What do you love about the horsey community?

The support from others, especially at BRC team events, and the social side out of the saddle.

What do you dislike about the horsey community?

The opposite from what I love about the horsey community, it can be as equally negative. Sometimes others will put you down.

Do your family share your passion of horses?

My parents rode a little when they were younger but never carried on with it. I mainly got my love of horses from my Aunty who used to have shires.

Tell us your funniest horse related story!

When I was a tot, my dad held me on the back of a horse pony whilst supporting me by holding my welly boot, which I soon slipped out of and then continued to land in a pile of fresh horsey poop!

Who is your favourite famous horse rider?

Good ol’ Mary King Click here for more information on Mary King

Who is your favourite famous horse?

Ursula XII – Ridden by Scott Brash Click here for more information on Ursula XII

How many times have you fallen off?

Too many ha ha!! 

What horsey product can’t you live without?

Tail detangler! Ali likes to show off so his tail is constantly being flicked around.

Tell us an interesting fact about yourself!

I have a fear of cling film!


Well done Zoe! you have completed the 10 minutes in the tackroom challenge. If you would like to take part in the challenge, email info@equissimo.co.uk.

Comments (3)

Great start to what will be a fab feature. Lovely to read all about Zoe and Ali

Tail End Jewellery

Love this Zoe, gave me an insight into your story ?

Tracey Sawyer

Zoe and Ali are such a great team, Zoe is a lovely and hilarious character definately is a great match for Ali that sassy arab!


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