Lauren Carnahan

Name:  Lauren Carnahan

Age: 16

Interviewed by: Madison Scheiner


  1. Where do you live and with who?

I live in Bainbridge, Ohio with my parents, and sister, Claire.

  1. How did you get involved in horses?

When I was little my mom had a horse named Dakota that I would always go out and play with, and I just loved it. That’s what got me going and started my passion. The rest is history!

  1. What discipline(s)/class(es) do you show in and why did you choose that discipline or class(es)?

I show in the all-around classes. I choose to do the the all-around because, I love the challenge of doing all the different classes and the different components that go into each class.

  1. What would be impossible for you to give up? (something that's not horse related)

Something that would be impossible for me to give up is definitely Netflix.

  1. Tell us something that no one knows about you.

I have a double jointed thumb.

  1. Where can we find you when you aren't at a horse show?

If I am not at a horse show you could usually either find me at the barn I have at my house or playing volleyball.

  1. What do you see your future self doing?

I see myself riding on collegiate equestrian team, while pursuing my education to become a dermatologist.

  1. If you could ride any horse, who would it be and why?

I would love to ride Vital Signs Are Good, because she was such an amazing show mare, and has produced stunning foals.

  1. What is a goal that you want to accomplish during your time showing horses?

My biggest goal is to win the AQHYA World Show at least once in the Equitation.

  1. Who is your hero/role model?

My hero/role model is my mom. She always is there for me and has always made sure my sister and I have everything we need/want. She is so hard working and has allowed me to follow my dreams. My mom has always puts our needs before her own. That is why she is my hero.

  1. What is the biggest dream you have accomplished showing horses?

My biggest dream I have accomplished showing horses was getting third place at the AQHYA World Show in the Equitation.

  1. An accomplishment you have achieved outside the show arena.

I made honor roll both Freshman and Sophomore year!