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In brief: Mauricio Provoste

We get to know Chilean rider Mauricio in this edition of ‘In brief’.

Name and age?

Mauricio Provoste, Age 33

Where are you from?

I’m from Puerto Natales, Magallanes region, in Patagonia, Chile. I am the current president of the endurance association in Magallanes.

How did you come to endurance riding?

I’ve been riding since I was a child, and endurance riding in particular since I was six.
I liked horses since I was young, but the real passion to make a living from it started when I got the opportunity to experience endurance here in Patagonia. I had the chance to ride through the whole region thanks to horses, competing and also organizing endurance events.

What’s your favourite thing about riding?

Horses are alive and that makes it more thrilling in that moment when you succeed in creating a relationship with them. I like to read and communicate with them, and additionally I enjoy preparing them for big challenges

Do you ride and train your own horses?

Endurance is one of the most complete races that we practice here in Patagonia and the one that demands the most training. The horse is on the first place and is the one who got all the priorities and attention.
Today I’m dedicated to train others’ horses for endurance races here in Magallanes, and also I have mine for rent. It’s hard to leave my own horses aside, but it makes me really happy to see others enjoying their own horses trained by me.


Image credit: Francisco Boetsch Tagle @fbtphoto

FEI Database: Mauricio Provoste

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In brief: Mauricio Provoste

We get to know Chilean rider Mauricio in this edition of ‘In brief’.

Name and age?

Mauricio Provoste, Age 33

Where are you from?

I’m from Puerto Natales, Magallanes region, in Patagonia, Chile. I am the current president of the endurance association in Magallanes.

How did you come to endurance riding?

I’ve been riding since I was a child, and endurance riding in particular since I was six.
I liked horses since I was young, but the real passion to make a living from it started when I got the opportunity to experience endurance here in Patagonia. I had the chance to ride through the whole region thanks to horses, competing and also organizing endurance events.

What’s your favourite thing about riding?

Horses are alive and that makes it more thrilling in that moment when you succeed in creating a relationship with them. I like to read and communicate with them, and additionally I enjoy preparing them for big challenges

Do you ride and train your own horses?

Endurance is one of the most complete races that we practice here in Patagonia and the one that demands the most training. The horse is on the first place and is the one who got all the priorities and attention.
Today I’m dedicated to train others’ horses for endurance races here in Magallanes, and also I have mine for rent. It’s hard to leave my own horses aside, but it makes me really happy to see others enjoying their own horses trained by me.


Image credit: Francisco Boetsch Tagle @fbtphoto

FEI Database: Mauricio Provoste

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