The Champion Horse Rider With Dwarfism | BORN DIFFERENT

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A TEENAGER who was born with dwarfism is fulfilling her dream of becoming a professional horse rider and says it has helped her accept her disability. Megan Gregory, from Croydon, was born with Achondroplasia - a type of dwarfism that affects the growth of arms and other long bones. In addition to this, Megan has a frontal bossing on the top of her head and ‘trident' hands, meaning they all measure to the same size.The 19-year-old spent her school years being bullied but after taking up horse riding and started to compete two years ago, she has new-found confidence. Megan lives a normal life despite her disability, admitting she has “always liked a challenge”.
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Commentaires

  • in my opinion she is a terrible rider. She doesn't deserve first place just because she has dwarfism. She pulls on the reigns way too much

    HiPaHiPaIl y a heure
  • She is an amazing person she is really confident and has grate balance for a small person

    Jane RatcliffeJane RatcliffeIl y a 2 heures
  • She so beautiful and I think she very pretty.

    Florrie BaxterFlorrie BaxterIl y a 6 heures
  • That was awesome.. thanks for sharing and God bless her❤❤

    Perry TitoPerry TitoIl y a 18 heures
  • Aw love your determination and grit!! Reach for the stars! 🤩

    C ShappyC ShappyIl y a jour
  • No offense to English saddle riders but I hate the English industry. But you were another level you wouldn’t loosen the horses but try that and the horse won’t have a attitude

    gabriella rinnetgabriella rinnetIl y a jour
  • Yes, it is a great thing that someone like her has the guts to ride! But honestly, she still needs to learn it right! She is pulling in the reins to hard, is hitting the horse WAY too hard for no reason, and at 3:49 she makes it fall off the transporter, which is extremely dangerous for the horses legs...

    Saoirse IrvineSaoirse IrvineIl y a 2 jours
  • This is so sweet.

    Amy MillerAmy MillerIl y a 2 jours
  • This is so inspiring but please don't put so much pressure on the horse's mouth cause you already have the bit to help you .

    YaseminYaseminIl y a 3 jours
  • Look at its back -.- she shouldn’t be riding it

    Michelle MünchbergMichelle MünchbergIl y a 3 jours
  • She should stop riding -.- there is no need to hurt your horse -.-

    Michelle MünchbergMichelle MünchbergIl y a 3 jours
  • Du hast mein ganzen Respekt

    Momo Ich hasse alle MenschenMomo Ich hasse alle MenschenIl y a 4 jours
  • She is so talented 👍👍👍😘😘😘

    Rachel GreeningRachel GreeningIl y a 4 jours
  • Hi

    Patricia McadamsPatricia McadamsIl y a 4 jours
  • I loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooov horsee l also take horseback riding lessons I wish I cod be your friend But .. I can’t I love your Confidence and I like you I love you is to mach But I like you ❤️❤️😘😍😘 hooooo and horses 🐴

    Tara FarhangTara FarhangIl y a 4 jours
  • I mean good for you for riding but don't use your disability as a excuse. Also am I the only one who noticed she is in the walk and trot classes. also please fix your posture. I mean not to be mean or all but when I first started riding even I had better posture then you

    B FREE and LOVE ANIMALSB FREE and LOVE ANIMALSIl y a 4 jours
  • I kind of know how you feel but I only have 4 fingers and I ride horses

    The life Of a cowgirlThe life Of a cowgirlIl y a 4 jours
  • That’s so cute!

    Goat GirlGoat GirlIl y a 5 jours
  • Warum schlägt sie das Pferd sie ist doch die aber tolle Pferdeliebhaberin😡😒😒

    Caroline OlböterCaroline OlböterIl y a 5 jours
  • N no

    Ramona StamprathRamona StamprathIl y a 5 jours
  • Ok but being a small person does not excuse the fact that ze is whipping the horse and constantly pulling hard on the bit for no reason Ps: im from holland so sorry if my english is a bit off

    Joanne BrownJoanne BrownIl y a 5 jours
  • This is real sweet but that horse is lame 🙈❤you need to check it out

    Abigail CoetzeeAbigail CoetzeeIl y a 5 jours
  • Le seule truc que g compris c qu'elle vit sa passion malgré elle

    loulouhorses lgloulouhorses lgIl y a 5 jours
  • having fun with your horse is the best thing there is

    EvieEvieIl y a 5 jours
  • The only thing that is annoying me is the fact she uses a bit and whips her horses.

    Farm LifeFarm LifeIl y a 5 jours
  • I love her but she needs to ease up on the bit a little, learn how to balance herself more in the saddle rather than rely on the reins. It might take a little longer for her because of her body composition, but I think she can get the hang of it :) I only worry about riding the reins because not only is it uncomfortable for the horse but it also makes them moody and she has more of a chance of getting thrown off. Constructive criticism. I love what she's doing, nothing is more healing than spending time with a horse.

    JakeJakeIl y a 5 jours
  • Amazing person!

    lea xoxolea xoxoIl y a 5 jours
  • I mean I like that she rides to help her... but that doesn’t mean you can whip you’re horse loads and pull on there mouth but well done

    Terrific TeachersTerrific TeachersIl y a 5 jours
  • You are so sweet and pretty💖😁😘😍😊🌹🐎🐴💜😙😚☺️😉

    Naomi FaulknerNaomi FaulknerIl y a 5 jours
  • Horse riding helped me a lot. 🐎😉🐴

    Naomi FaulknerNaomi FaulknerIl y a 5 jours
  • If u are short or tall we can do anything we are all the same

    Menino FernandesMenino FernandesIl y a 5 jours
  • I am the same with horses

    Dave the catDave the catIl y a 5 jours
  • 👍

    candy 444candy 444Il y a 5 jours
  • 😢👍

    candy 444candy 444Il y a 5 jours
  • thick Nicki xx she's so pretty!!

    mackenzie mackinnonmackenzie mackinnonIl y a 5 jours
  • I remember climbing on counters to get stuff. So much fun :D

    Kayla AllenKayla AllenIl y a 5 jours
  • It's great that she is doing this considering her disadvantages but I just have a few issues with her riding. While I understand that she may need the whip to get the horse moving due to the shortness of her legs, a whip with a soft flap would be better rather than what basically amounts to a hard wooden baton, and only to be used with little force. A light brush on the flank is all that should be required to get her horse moving. The other thing is the bit. A normal eggbut is bad enough, but the bit in that horses mouth was quite a harsh one. A (non-mechanical) hackamore would be best. The horse should not have been foaming or opening her mouth to escape the pain.

    Skye IronSkye IronIl y a 5 jours
  • You are beautiful keep up the awesome work

    Maddison and Olivia The Horse girlsMaddison and Olivia The Horse girlsIl y a 6 jours
  • Giants I say!!

    Marcos SarabiaMarcos SarabiaIl y a 6 jours
  • You are an amazing rider you inspire others as well 😀😀😀

    Toothlessshadow GhostyodathorToothlessshadow GhostyodathorIl y a 6 jours
  • She thick 😅

    Hdjdmdjdnfjri Jememfmf,fHdjdmdjdnfjri Jememfmf,fIl y a 6 jours
  • I would agree with you I love horse riding and you picked the right choice lol

    Lorraine gilmore GilmoreLorraine gilmore GilmoreIl y a 6 jours
  • Chapeau she does what she wants, but she needs an other saddle. And the horse... It is a little bit too fat and look at its back e.g. 4:27. Doesn't look healthy...

    no nono noIl y a 6 jours
  • i know how u feel i ride to i think it is amazing what u can do u are just amazizing i ride a horse called tammy

    Aimee O'DowdAimee O'DowdIl y a 6 jours
  • I have been riding for five years and whatever she can do we can all do it as well she is a fighter

    Lucia SearleLucia SearleIl y a 6 jours
  • I actually ride and do barrel racing and this is so heart warming for all equestrians. And not even equestrians, non-equestrians probably feel a connection :)

    Dustin HaskinDustin HaskinIl y a 6 jours
  • JE N’aime pas 👎 tes vidéos 👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👋😂😂😂🙃🙃🙃🙃😂😂😂😂😂👎👎👎👎😶😶😶😶😶😐😐😐😐😐😐😐😓😓😓😓

    Olivier JametOlivier JametIl y a 6 jours
  • I like you your very very nice thinks

    Nandlal NayakNandlal NayakIl y a 6 jours
  • She's gorgeous

    Lola McmartinLola McmartinIl y a 6 jours
  • I support her but she can’t keep ripping the horse’s face off when she’s trying to balance from the reins. There is no excuse to hurt or abuse any animal. Doesn’t matter if you’re small or anything, there is no excuse.

    Hey it’s HannahHey it’s HannahIl y a 6 jours
The Champion Horse Rider With Dwarfism | BORN DIFFERENT