Collecting Thoughts with Daisy Farish
Blazing the way through her last year as a junior was Daisy Farish, most recently recognized as the recipient of the 2018 Maxine Beard Show Jumping Developing Rider Award from the United States Equestrian Team Foundation. Her other accolades for 2018 include the United States Equestrian Foundation Show Jumping Talent Search Finals East in Gladstone, NJ, placing second in the $20,000 Show Jumping Hall of Fame junior jumper class at the 2018 Devon Horse Show, and taking home the individual young rider gold at the Adequan FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships. After graduating high school in 2018, Daisy plans to attend university and continue riding in 2019.
Name: Daisy Farish
Business: Lane’s End Farm
THE FUN STUFF
Who do you look up to? My trainer, Andre Dignelli.
What famous horse would you love to ride? [Adrienne Sternlicht’s] Cristalline.
If you could have any super power, what would it be? To never be tired!
What is the last thing you binge watched? Gossip Girl.
What’s the most interesting fact about yourself? I have seven siblings!
What’s your guilty pleasure? Netflix.
What’s the first thing you do when you get home after a long day? Take my boots off!
Who is your equestrian idol? It would be too hard to choose, I look up to so many top riders in our sport.
What is one thing in your tack trunk that you couldn’t live without? Boot polish.
If you weren’t in the horse industry, what would you be doing? If I wasn’t in show jumping, I’d like to work in the racehorse industry like my father.
What is on your riding bucket list? To jump at Aachen.
What is your favorite horse movie? Secretariat.
What was your worst fall off a horse? I’ve been very lucky not to have many severe falls (knock on wood), but I did get a concussion falling off a horse when I was 13!