This month’s Inspo Interview is someone that I actually met in person. A first for the Inspo Interview series! I went to meet Jennifer in Provence back in May when she was hosting a polo holiday. However, I did plan to do the interview in person then, but to be honest we had such a nice time drinking wine and watching polo that I decided to email her the questions after!
I wanted to do an Inspo Interview with Jennifer because she is a really interesting person, who is really nice but also is a strong and successful woman. She is a great rider and has made a successful business from doing something that she loves. Jennifer is probably best known as The Styled Equestrian on instagram where she is a very successful equestrian fashion influencer, who has over 44k followers! However these days she runs EqGlobeTrotter a riding holiday company that takes her riding all over the world.
Jennifer has just returned from riding in The Gobi Desert cup in Mongolia. She has never ridden endurance before however she managed to finish in 2nd place!
Previously a hunter jumper rider, Jennifer is now a polo player. Having gotten into the sport a few years ago. Jennifer was also a professional model for several years, which afforded her the ability to follow her passion of horses.
What inspired you to start the Styled Equestrian?
I’ve always been a lover of fashion and horses so it just felt like the perfect combination for a creative outlet on social media.
Who do you look to for inspiration and why? Honestly lately I have been just inspired by my travel and my friends. I wear what I like and what I think is comfortable. I’ve been too busy to pick up a fashion magazine lately.
What would you say has been your biggest achievement to date?
Placing second in the Gobi Desert Cup in Mongolia!!
What is the best piece of advice you could give someone who is feeling a bit uninspired at the moment?
To do what you feel. Don’t force posts. If you have to force yourself to try and come up with something to say, then just skip posting until you feel inspired again. It is nice to breaks from social media now and then!
What are you plans for this year and what do you hope to achieve?
I’ve got a riding holiday in Ireland in two weeks, then Portugal in December with EqGlobeTrotter. Other than that, just spend time with my family and friends and keep working on EqGlobeTrotter and StyledEquestrian.
You can follow Jennifer on Instagram using the handles @styledequestrian and @eqglobetrotter
Words copyright of Louise Dando and In Due Horse. Photos @styledequestrian.
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