Presenting to you my first guest from the field of Sports. This one-on-one exclusive conversation with Equestrian Olympian Rider Imtiaz Anees echoes within me the philosophy of Dream, Believe and Achieve.
Olympic Equestrian, Author, Trainer, Competitor, and qualified Level 2 Instructor and Coach educator, Imtiaz Anees knows a thing or two about the Equine world. Born in India, studied in Australia, and lived in the United States. He is now based in India and has started his own Equestrian Training facility, Seahorse Equestrian a few hours from Mumbai. Imtiaz has had the opportunity to train with some of the best riders in Australia, England, France, New Zealand, Switzerland, and the United States.
Internationally he has competed at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 and the World Equestrian Games in Spain in 2002. Won a Bronze Medal at the Asian Games in Thailand and a Bronze Medal at the Asia Pacific Games In Australia.
He was the first civilian to represent India at the Asian Games and win a bronze and also the first Indian to complete an Olympic Three Day event when he represented India at Sydney 2000 Olympics.
He has recently released his book Riding Free... A story about a childhood dream of representing India at the Olympics. He talks about the gap between the impossible and the possible is only you. Work ethic, believe in oneself, and live your dream. The book is about finding your passion and then going for it.
He lives by his personal motto - Discipline, Determination, and Dedication