When Esther Mortimer enters her next CDI, there will be a maple leaf on her saddle pad. That doesn't seem surprising for a rider who was born in Canada and who runs M2 Dressage alongside her husband Harper Mackenzie in Millgrove, Ontario. However, Esther has represented Guatemala since she was a teenager. Switching her sport nationality with the FEI from Guatemala to Canada was a major decision, and a bittersweet one as well.
Why the change? Check out my article in Horse Sport Magazine to learn more.
About the author
I'm a middle-aged, overweight, rusty re-rider who refuses to let any of that get in the way of my passion for dressage.