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Henrietta Szathmary

With over a decade of experience in the equine industry, Heni’s got her life built around horses.

Her diverse equestrian background includes competing in amateur showjumping and dressage, instructing at riding camps and holding western riding and natural horsemanship clinics.

At the age of 17, she decided to travel around Europe and volunteer at various equine facilities. In summer 2018, she joined the Portuguese National Endurance Riding Team and trained horses for the World Equestrian Games.

She has also started a degree course in Equine and Veterinary Biosciences and spent her second year as an exchange student at the University of Guelph, Canada.

Heni’s own horse Dream is a black Friesian cross Welsh D gelding whom she has big plans for. In her free time, she enjoys working on her blog and vlog.

Dressage Quiz: 15 Trivia Questions for Dressage Riders

Dressage is an English riding discipline with roots in ancient Greece and medieval Europe. For those new to the sport, it could be described as the equivalent of “ballet” in horse riding. Dressage requires high levels of core strength, stability, and precision from both horse and rider. During competition, the horse has to accurately perform …

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15 Horse Riding Trivia Questions for Equestrians

The first horse riding lesson is an exciting time in any equestrian’s life. It’s when we get hooked on this expensive but rewarding hobby for life. After the first lesson, there will be many more, and you will slowly begin to branch out into one or more disciplines. If you’re lucky, you’ll one day have …

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15 Horse Anatomy Quiz & Trivia Questions

Having a knowledge of basic horse anatomy can help you a lot when you’re around horses. By knowing what’s normal and what isn’t, you’ll be able to spot issues with your horse much quicker. Plus, you can show off your knowledge to family and friends! There are many professions that are based on horse anatomy …

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15 Horse Racing Quiz & Trivia Questions to Test Your Knowledge

Horse racing has been part of our culture for centuries, bringing excitement, inspiration and hope to many nations. It’s a sport that requires extreme strength and stamina from both horse and rider. Over the years, there have been many prominent racehorses who dominated the sport for a short time. These incredible athletes made a name …

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9 Facts & FAQs About Gio, Charlotte Dujardin’s Dressage Horse

Gio is dressage superstar Charlotte Dujardin’s horse who recently wowed the world with his performance at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The famous chestnut horse has previously achieved impressive Grand Prix scores. He is predicted by many to become Dujardin’s next dressage legend. Gio is actually co-owned by Dujardin herself, her mentor Carl Hester and her …

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German Pentathlon Coach Disqualified From Olympics for Punching Horse

The pentathlon show jumping event on Friday the 6th of August has triggered a worldwide scandal after footage of a German coach punching a horse went viral. The video clearly shows Kim Raisner hitting the horse on the rump with her fist while trying to help rider Annika Schleu. What’s more, the pentathlon coach reportedly …

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Where is Free Rein Filmed? (Real Location, Facts & FAQs Answered)

The Netflix original show Free Rein has captured the hearts of horse lovers around the globe. It follows the adventures of 15-year-old Zoe and her special horse, Raven, who first meet on a charming British island. Free Rein is primarily filmed in North Wales, United Kingdom, specifically on the island of Anglesey and the town …

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9 Things That Could Happen in Heartland Season 15

Heartland Season 15 is currently in production with the cast & crew working long hours to stay on schedule. The premiere date for the first episode has been set to October 17, 2021. So far, CBC has only released generic information about the plot of Heartland Season 15. As a result, fans’ minds have been …

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6 Facts & FAQs You Didn’t Know About Phoenix From Heartland

Phoenix is the main horse of Georgie on Heartland. They are both introduced in Season 6 Episode 1 “Running Against the Wind” as runaways. The two stray souls end up finding comfort in each other and form a connection that will last a lifetime. Phoenix and Georgie have become a powerful duo in the series. …

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7 Facts & FAQs You Didn’t Know About Spartan from Heartland

Spartan is Heartland star Amy Fleming’s main horse on the show. His real name is Stormy, and he’s been playing the role for over 14 years. Despite Spartan being his first acting job, Stormy took to the role and quickly became a fan favorite. In the first episode of Heartland, Amy and her mom are …

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9 Facts You Didn’t Know About The Horse Whisperer Movie

The Horse Whisperer (1998) quickly became one of the most well-known horse movies in the world. Still popular today, the movie holds a rating of 74% on Rotten Tomatoes and has earned $186 million in total. In this American Western drama, a girl called Grace and her horse Pilgrim are severely injured and traumatized after …

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Heartland Cast & Characters List

Without a doubt, Heartland is one of the most popular TV series for horse lovers today. The show has released 224 episodes to date, which also makes it the longest-running drama program in Canadian television history. A big part of Heartland‘s success lies in its lovable characters and relatable storylines. The show’s star Amber Marshall …

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12 Facts & FAQs About Kevin McGarry, Mitch Cutty From Heartland

A part of Heartland since 2015, Mitch has grown on both the characters and fans of the show. He goes through a great character arc that takes him from ranch hand to independent businessman. He also becomes Lou’s new love interest on the show, who is divorcing Peter. Kevin McGarry is a Canadian actor, director, …

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Wanda Cannon, Val Stanton From Heartland (6 Facts & FAQs)

A drama series like Heartland would hardly be complete without an edgy character like Val Stanton. Val is the widowed mother of Ashley and Jesse Stanton and owner of Briar Ridge Stables. Even though she’s not easy to like, her personality certainly brings a lot of color into the Heartland universe. Wanda Cannon is a …

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10 Best Heartland Scenes Chosen by Fans

Heartland is possibly the most popular horse TV series in the world. Set against the picturesque backdrop of the Canadian Rockies, the show features horses, drama, and heartfelt family moments. The secret behind the show’s success is excellent writing and execution by the producers, cast & crew. It’s easy to fall in love with the …

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Flicka

Flicka (2006) is an American family drama popular with horse lovers. Included in our list of the best horse movies, Flicka is about a teenage girl Katy McLaughlin who encounters and tames a wild Mustang on her father’s Wyoming ranch. Katy wants to be just like her father, Rob, when she grows up. Rob, however, …

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