Look Who's New in Who's Who - Astrid Appels

Since the beginning of the growth of the Internet, there has been an equine web site that has continued to evolve becoming a major source of European dressage news, with a focus on young riders. This is because the creator of the domain www.junior-riders.com is a young rider herself. Since the age of 15 Astrid Appels, who is from Belgium has developed and maintained her own website. Currently 19 and a freshman at the University of Brussels, she also designed and maintains the official website for the Royal Belgian Equestrian Federation, and is a regular contributor to HorsesDaily, and DressageDaily.

Fluent in four languages, Dutch, English, French and German, Appels also has an in depth knowledge of sport horse bloodlines often able to recite the lineage of a pedigree back several generations. Her true love however, is riding and training in the art of Dressage.

Read more about this special young woman in our Who's Who section.
Astrid Appels