Team Rider Spotlight ~ 20 Questions with AMY MA...

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Team Rider Spotlight ~ 20 Questions with AMY MATTHEWS

Team Rider Spotlight ~ 20 Questions with AMY MATTHEWS



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We're catching up with Junior Ambassador Amy Matthews for this Team Rider Spotlight. Amy primarily competes in showjumping, but also some eventing, and has been selected to travel to China to represent Pony Club Australia later this month.


  1. You’re happiest when… “I’m hanging out with friends or riding and competing my horses.”
  2. Your least favourite food? “Tomatoes.”
  3. If you could learn to do anything, what would it be? “Surf. I am very bad at it ahaha.”
  4. How do you define success? “Completing something you have worked hard for.” Amy Matthews riding Freckles
  5. What is your absolute favourite PHR outfit? “My limited-edition lace show shirt and the Silicon half seat brown breeches are my favourites they are so comfy!!”
  6. What is your greatest riding achievement to date? “Getting champion at state last year on my favourite pony Freckles!”
  7. What is on your bucket list? “Going to New Zealand.”
  8. What is an ability you wish you had? “To know what animals are thinking/saying.”
  9. What 3 words would you use to describe PHR? “Unique, stylish, comfortable.” Amy Matthews modelling her PHR Lace Show Shirt and Breeches
  10. If you could take a ride on any horse, past or present, which one would it be? “I think it would be Cornet 39 he’s a beautiful horse!”
  11. What phobias do you have? “Spiders, snakes and frogs.”
  12. If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? “Buy everything to do with horses!”
  13. Where is the best place you’ve travelled to and why? “Phi Phi Island, Thailand. It's so beautiful there!”
  14. Any superstitions when it comes to competing? “I always give my horses a piece of liquorice before I compete.”
  15. How did you first learn about PHR? “When sponsored rider Karen Mitchell became a part of the Petite Horse & Rider team.”
  16. What does a typical day look like for you? “Feed animals in morning, go to school come home and ride Syd and Coops then rug and feed horses.”
  17. If you were an animal what would you be? “A cat.” Amy Matthews and Freckles
  18. When was the last time you laughed so hard you cried? “At school with my friend Eshy.”
  19. Which are your favourite events and why? “I think Tamworth show jumping champs would be my favourite because there is always good competition which makes me ride my hardest.”
  20. What is the one thing you can’t live without? “My horses!”

Petite Horse & Rider Ambassador Amy Matthews

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