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Young Corfu horse rider second at Balkan Championship in Zagreb

02 Sep 2018 / 13:21

ZAGREB. 14-year-old Anna Mayo Vatidi from Corfu won second place at the Balkan Equestrian Championship in Zagreb, Croatia.

180 riders from 9 countries took part - Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, FYROM, Greece, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey.

The Greek team took part in all the categories - Children, Juniors, Young Riders, Senior Riders and Amazons - with 32 riders and horses. Anna Mayo Vatidi took part in the Children's Team category riding the horse Canton H.

Anna was born iin 2004, the daughter of Iona Vatidis, one of the oldest active horse riders in Greece, and Paula Mayo. She showed her love for horse riding from a very young age.

She has had tremendous support from her parents and a lot of other experts such as her coach Elena Trikalioti, Sally Spencer, who keeps her horses in excellent condition, and two coaches from Athens Elina Dendrinou and Dimitris Natsis.