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Emily King celebrates her GCSE results

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Young event rider Emily King is planning her riding career after scoring highly in her GCSEs.

“I got four As and four Bs,” Emily told H&H.

“I don’t really know how – I think they must have been mixed up with someone else’s! The plan is now to finish the competition season, then a friend and I are going out to Malm ¶ [Sweden] to work and train over the winter in a showjumping yard.”

Emily, daughter of London Olympic team silver medallist Mary, will spearhead the six-strong British squad for the junior European Championship (Poland, 6-9 September).

This news story was first published in the current issue of H&H (30 August 2012)

Originally published on horseandhound.co.uk