Maja Poljak
Horse Owner, Croatia

How long have you been a member of Equitopia?

Since September 2020.

Why did you join Equitopia?

To get a science based and horse friendly education.

What do you enjoy most about Equitopia?

High quality content that is presented in such a way that is easy to understand and apply to everyday situations.

What do you love most about horsemanship?

If done right, it teaches you how to be a better human being.

How do you define success in horsemanship?

Producing a horse that is happy to work with you and be with you.

Who inspires you – and why?

Horses because of their innate nobility.

If you could choose anyone as a mentor, who would you choose?

I can´t really choose between dr. Sue Dyson and Mary Wanless, so I choose both 🙂

What’s one thing – either horse-related or not – you learned in the last month?

That in equestrian world kindness is a form of courage because those that choose to be kind to their horses get criticised quite often.

What’s something about you (a fun fact) that not many people know?

When I find a good movie, there is no limit as to how many times I can re-watch it.

What’s your favorite book?

“Faith, Hope, Love” – Josef Pieper and “The Art of Living” – Dietrich von Hildebrand.

What’s your favorite movie of all time?

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.

If you had to eat one meal every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?


If you were told you could say 1 thing that the entire horse world would act on, what would that be?

Horse´s mouth and back are sacred ground. That should be reflected in the properly fitted tack and correct riding.