MACARENA CHIRIBOGA GRANJA
Age: 18 (born 12.06.1996)
Registration number: 0103020
Macarena has been riding since the age of five and has competed consistently for the past seven years. Named a high-performance athlete, part of the support programme by the Ministry of Sports of Ecuador in 2012, she has been selected for a number of national teams to compete at Championships, Nations Cup™ teams and the Bolivarian Games in 2013 in Lima (PER).
Some of her major achievements include: gold at the National and Provincial Championships in the Children’s category in 2009, Pre-Junior in 2011 and Junior 2012; team gold at the FEI Americas Jumping Championships 2010 in Caracas (VEN) in the Children’s category; qualification for the World Final of the FEI World Jumping Challenge Caracas (VEN) in 2011; and team silver at the FEI Americas Championships 2011 in Guayaquil (ECU) in the pre-junior category.
Macarena wants to pursue a career in Jumping and one day create an equine therapy center to assist people with a disability.