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Mai TOFTE OLESEN, Danish Dressage athlete.

FEI ID 10003312
Gender Female
Date of Birth 14/05/1967
Competing for Denmark - DEN
Registration Dressage 2020
Last update 09/12/2020
FEI Database

Dressage 70x70
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began riding at age 10 in Birkerod, Denmark.
Why this sport? She pleaded with her parents to let her start riding for a year before they relented. "My parents hoped that my interest in horses would evaporate with time, but I just took to it. I wanted to ride, but I had to pay for everything. I delivered newspapers and worked as a nanny, a baker, and a cleaner after school to pay for my horse."
Further Personal Information
Family Husband Henrik, son Nicolas
Residence Hørsholm, DEN
Occupation Athlete, Coach, Horse Trainer
Languages Danish
General Interest
Injuries In August 2017 she fell off her horse Rustique and needed a two-month break from riding to recover from her injuries. (, 19 Oct 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Training in the right quantity at the right time. Precision, perfection. Never strain the horse, never subdue it. My horse is my friend and dance partner." (, 04 Apr 2016)