Felix Vogg (SUI)

Discipline - Eventing

Hometown - Radolfzell (GER)

Number of years riding - I started when I was 3 years old.

Main career accomplishments to date:

  • • Competitor WEG Caen (FRA) 2014
  • • Competitor European Championships Malmö (SWE) 2013
  • • World Cup winner 2012
  • • Competitor European Championships pony/junior/young rider
 

Tell us about your first horse/pony:

My first pony was called Just for Fun and he bucked me off every time I got on him.

How did you get started in your discipline?

My grandfather started to event and he taught his children as well. I followed in their footsteps.

Mentor/idol when growing up?

All great event riders, Mark Todd, Michael Jung, William Fox-Pitt…

Proudest career moment?

Winning the World Cup in 2012 was my proudest career moment.

Why do you ride?

I like the sport and the new challenges that arise with the horses every day.

If you weren”t a professional rider, what would you be?

I don”t know.

Where is your favourite holiday destination?

The Maldives

How do you unwind?

Spend time with friends and watching football.

Do you have a good luck charm, and if so, what is it?

No

What is your favourite Ariat product?

The Ariat Men's Monaco Field Zip boots are my favourites!