How long have you been riding? I have been riding since I was two.
What’s your horses’ name? Supernatural Charm…we call him Nemo at the barn.
Do you have a favorite horse to ride? My favorite to ride is Nemo.
How long have you been attending Desert Palms? I have been attending Desert Palms for almost a year.
Have you won any awards for riding? I started riding when I was two and have won lots of ribbons as a jumper and I have won several ribbons since changing to saddleseat and joining Desert Palms.
How many hours a week do you practice? I spend lots of time at the barn riding Nemo, other horses and helping around the barn. Nemo and I take one-on-one lessons with, Michelle, twice a week.
Do you have any shows/competitions coming up? Our next show is May 3rd & 4th at West World.
Do you have any superstitions or rituals you do before riding or starting a completion? No superstitions. I always warm up on Nemo before going into the show ring and I like to have a little one-on-one time with him before we go into the ring.
Athena is a 7th Grader at Foothills Academy