Balancing top level competition with motherhood can’t be easy — just finding enough space in the lorry for all the baby and horsey clobber is a challenge in itself.
To celebrate this year’s Mother’s Day (30 March 2014), we’ve found some great pictures of competing mums at home and in action across the disciplines.
And if you liked this gallery, you may also enjoy browsing through these other picture collections from tiny tots in the saddle to top event horses on holiday:
Pony Club camp, fancy dress competitions and mounted games, these early riding days are where the best memories are formed. From five-year-old Eva Tierney winning her first trophy and seven-year-old Mia Byrne tackling a cross-country course, to Billy Grigson, 10, and his incredible jumping pose — we are sure these gutsy young riders will be stars of the future!
Does life get much more fun than when you’re at Pony Club camp? It’s certainly hard to beat. Take a look at Pony Clubbers up and down the country enjoying their camps this summer — whether it’s splashing through the water, clinging on up a step, mastering the musical ride or enjoying the long-awaited prize-giving.
There’s no quicker way to cheer yourself up than the sight of a wobbly foal — the limbier and fluffier the better. And when we asked you to send us pictures of your recent foals, they came thick and fast. Take a look at this exciting lot… You won’t be disappointed on the cute factor.