Hollie began riding at the age of 3 growing up on the Northern Beaches NSW she began competing at 6 mainly in the show ring and a little later on joined pony club.
Over the years Hollie competed in showing, pony club, dressage, jumping, eventing & interschools comps. A dedicated young rider Hollie’s passion was showing.
At the age of 15 Hollie & her Mum Julie moved slightly north to the Central Coast NSW where Hollie was invited to join Australia’s only all girl trick riding group in the Southern Hemisphere, GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS. Over the next 5 years Hollie became a professional trick rider and performed at some major events such as EKKA, Sydney Royal Easter show & Equitana.
In 2005 Hollie moved to the Gold Coast to become a trick rider and trainer for AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK SPECTACULAR. Hollie was one of the first hired for the new dinner show and played a big part helping create the first show. Hollie dedicated 13 more years to be part of the show as a main lead, supervisor, trick rider & trainer, stockwoman & OH&S trainer.
Hollie has also competed successfully in the show horse world with a huge list of state, national & royals wins on her AQHA, PHAA & Pinto Show horses. Hollie’s most recent show horse is her 5yo Paint & Pinto now gelding DAIQUIRI LOREDO MOON who has already achieved majors wins & titles in his short season undersaddle including best ridden pinto exhibit at Sydney royal & many Grand champion ridden hack titles. I
n 2015 Hollie started her own company HLS TRICK RIDING & equestrian services and spends her days teaching, coaching, kids camps & training horses from her property in Tamborine QLD.
Hollie also travels with her trick riding clinics and camps. Her team of amazing trick riding students create HLS TRICK RIDING PERFORMANCE TEAM and are regularly seen out and about performing at events and shows over the east coast of Australia such as EKKA and many Ag shows.