Ridesum: How did you get into horseback riding in the first place?
Alexander Zetterman: It is very simple; I grew up in a horse family!
R: What is your biggest success of your riding career so far?
A: Winning the Falsterbo Grand Prix in 2014
R: Your all-time best horse?
R: Why have you chosen this discipline?
A: I have never tried anything else besides jumping.
R: What is the biggest lesson you have ever been taught?
A: Never question yourself – Instead, ask yourself quality questions.
R: Who inspires you and why?
A: Eric Navet – because of his attention to detail. His horsemanship is a reflection of his personality.
R: What is your biggest dream?
A: To win the Olympic Games!
R: Who has had the biggest influence on you through your equestrian career?
A: My father, Royne Zetterman.
R: Why did you decide to become a trainer?
A: I want to share what I have learned and inspire other riders.
R: How do you combine your showjumping career and holding lessons for your students?
A: I usually hold some clinics during summer, fall and winter break.
R: What is the biggest challenge with running a professional training business?
A: Getting riders to gather for a training session at the same place and time.
R: Since you are a Ridesum trainer, what convinced you to start using Ridesum?
A: Ridesum makes it a lot easier and more convenient to help and reach more people, compared to when I for example am trying to organize clinics by myself.
R: What are the 3 biggest benefits with Ridesum?
A: More personalized training and it’s time and cost efficient!
R: Would you recommend using Ridesum to other trainers? If yes, then why?
A: Absolutely, it is the future of training!
R: And lastly, do you have any tips for the aspiring equestrians?
A: Keep looking for improvement and ask how it can be done better!
R: Thank you so much for sharing!
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