With SRNC Ireland just around the corner it’s time that we introduce you to the hosting team. First up is the brilliant Ana Desmond. We caught up with her to see what she is up to at the moment.
What are you studying and where?
Economics with Finance at UUJ.
What is your proudest equestrian achievement?
I had a great first horse Rollover who I won a lot of YR classes on but I’ve loved producing my current 7yo, she’s exceeded a lot of expectations and turned out to be really special.
How many years have you been on the #supersquad?
This is my first year.
What are you most looking forward to as being part of the squad?
Seeing if the craic lives up to expectations from everyone’s stories at SNRCs. And riding plenty of horses obviously.
Who is your equestrian hero?
The predictable choice of Marcus Ehning but also Henrik von Eckermann. Both are exceptional riders against the clock and have so much respect for their horses. Ohh and maybe Kent Farrington, his mental attitude and strength is incredible.
Are you currently competing, fill us in?
My good 7yo mare is currently on a break but I just recently got a new 4yo, so back to small fences looking scary again!
What is your first memory relating to a horse?
Falling off in a bunch of nettles at riding school pony camp
Where can we find you on social media?
Facebook and Instagram (@anadesmond)
Welcome to the team Ana we hope you have a fantastic year! Go and have a ball and bring us back some rosettes! #pressureison