Louise Kittle Editor-in-Chief

Joined PONY in 2014 Starting riding age 6

Growing up in central London, Louise's mum probably thought she would safely avoid having a horsey daughter. But she hadn't banked on the impact a pony ride would have when Louise was two years old! The bug had bitten. After years of begging for riding lessons, Louise's mum finally gave in, and began driving Louise 40 minutes out into the Surrey countryside for pony rides. Louise now owns Ted, a six-year-old Irish gelding. Together they hope to event – well, Louise at least has her plans, while Ted is currently more concerned with the whereabouts of his next meal. As Editor-in-Chief, she is often found on the phone to celebrity riders planning exciting features and photoshoots.


Georgia Guerin Assistant Editor

Joined PONY in 2017 Starting riding age 9

Georgia first started riding at a charity for children who couldn’t have their own pony, Windsor Horse Rangers. There she learnt everything about looking your own pony and goes back to teach riding and stable management as often as she can. After completing an equine degree at Writtle College in Essex, Georgia worked on a horseback safari in South Africa before getting a job writing for Horse&Rider magazine and then PONY. Now she owns Utah, a super-cool (but very cheeky) nine-year-old Norwegian Fjord, who loves nothing more than having 100% of your attention and going at top speed on hacks. He can be driven, too, but Georgia hasn’t quite mastered that yet! As PONY’s assistant editor, she spends her time writing fab features for you to read, going on lots of photoshoots and – her favourite job of all – meeting PONY readers!


Jessica Lewis Junior Staff Writer

Joined PONY in 2016 Starting riding age 3

Junior Staff Writer, Jessica, has been riding since she was just three. Jessica’s horsey highlight came when she was thirteen and competed in mounted games at the Pony Club Championships. She went on to gain her Pony Club AH test and is still heavily-involved with coaching her local PC mounted games team. She owns a 15-year-old chestnut mare, Twankey, but, at 16.2, she’s a touch on the tall side for mounted games practice, although she probably wouldn’t say no if she got the chance! Jessica studied English Literature at university, which is a good job really when you’re helping to produce a magazine!


Hollie Bladen Digital Marketing Manager

Joined PONY in 2016 Starting riding age 1

Born and raised in the New Forest, Hollie was put on a pony before she could walk. Hollie competed up to county-level showing and insisted on entering Working Hunter classes because really she loved to jump! Now she owns a 16.2 Thoroughbred, Ozzie, and Gandalf a 14.2 New Forest pony, who is always up to mischief. Hollie spends her days scrolling through Instagram and Facebook (this is her job?!), talking to our brand enthusiasts, filming celeb riders on photoshoots in the sun, and making adverts for Horse & Country TV!


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