Meet Zoe Lia – brand ambassador for Royal Rider Stirrups, and one of Italy’s brightest showjumping stars

Zoe Lia is a thirteen year old showjumper (14 in summer 2019), and is one of Italy’s highest ranking pony riders.

Perfect ponies

Zoe Lia's Carrie CM, a Swedish 9 y.o
Zoe Lia’s Carrie CM, a Swedish 9 y.o. #royalriderstirrups

Lia’s top ponies are both mares; the bay Carrie CM is a Swedish 9 y.o (left).

“She is very careful and very easy to ride; still young and learning, we believe that by the end of this season, she will be also able to jump 1.30,” Zoe adds.

“Her striking feature is a big white C (for Carrie) on her face!”

The striking grey Attyrory Bye Bye Love, is an Irish 11 y.o (below). “She has huge strength and impressive technique and body control,” Zoe explains. “We have even jumped clear at several 1.30. classes. We call her the pink pony, because under her white hair her skin is pink, and when she is wet, she really seems pink!”

Despite her amazing success, nobody in Zoe’s family was into horses at all.

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