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?
How do you unwind?
Spend time with friends and watching football.
Do you have a good luck charm, and if so, what is it?
What is your favourite Ariat product?
The Ariat Men's Monaco Field Zip boots are my favourites!