Brittni Raflowitz is on the cusp of something huge. The 23-year-old American show jumper represented her country for the first time at a Nations Cup in Europe in 2016 after securing a spot on the USEF Development Tour.
She’s had to be tough and scrappy to make a name for herself and find a way to forge new opportunities on the global show jumping stage.
Now more than two years later, she’s ready to begin the next chapter in her career.
“It’s a little like what you feel when you graduate from school, that whole ‘crap, what do I do now’ feeling,’” Brittni described. “There’s no one way or easy path to take to the top.”
Speaking of hard work to get to the top, all eyes are on eventer, Alex Baugh, who came to win at the Youth Championships in Montana. Find out why in the November issue.
Fresh off a successful WEG debut, young dressage star Juan Matute Guimón is back in Spain and working toward his Olympic dreams. He talks about his family and his career connections with Heels Down Magazine this month.
Working in a barn comes with many long, hard days. Employers should still find ways to keep their grooms and working students happy. We asked the experts and they shared their tips on how to create and maintain a productive, but happy, work environment.
Riding clothes don’t have to be expensive. Don’t miss an equestrian’s guide to thrifting, only in the November issue.
Splurge or spend? You can’t always do both. Don’t miss these tips on where to save, and when to go all-in.
Are you the owner of a worry wart? Don’t fret, we’ve got all the tips you need to keep your horse stress-free.
American show jumper Chloe Reid shares how she copes with grief after tragically losing her horse earlier this year.
There’s all this and much more in the November issue of Heels Down Magazine. Download your copy now.