Young British show-jumping rider Ben Maher is refreshed, having just returned from the opening ceremonies of the Olympic equestrian events in Hong Kong. Before he left England to make the long first-time trip to Hong Kong, he was named a new Scout Association award recipient for equestrian excellence.
This award has been granted in the past to big name UK celebrities such as chef Jaime Oliver and actor Ewan McGregor.
He does not consider himself a celebrity, despite already being named a top-10 rider in the UK. Read full article »