Everything Horse

Publication: Everything Horse

Date: June 2020

Campaign launched to ‘ride out racism’ in the equestrian community

Here we welcome guest author Reece McCook who, through this insightful article, talks about equestrian equality and the launch of his ‘ride out racism’ campaign – an initiative to raise awareness of inequality in the equestrian world.

Guest Post: Author Reece McCook

My name is Reece. I’m 18 and my passion is equestrianism. Picture me riding and jumping my beloved bay mare Rose, helping the younger riders on the yard with their horsemanship skills and volunteering with a local equestrian charity.

Now I’ll tell you I’m black and from inner-city Coventry. Did the picture you have in your mind match my reality? Probably not but that’s not your fault as I’m not your stereotypical equestrian participant. But I’m making it my mission to facilitate change, tackle discrimination, encourage acceptance and breakdown barriers in my equestrian community.

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