horse riding

The black jockeys shaking up South Africa’s horse-riding scene

Kyalami, South Africa – Since becoming the first black men to work with Lipizzaners, an elite group of horses bred for dressage, Shepherd Zira and Cyril Thabede are filled with pride over breaking apartheid-era racial barriers in the field of performance riding. Last year, the South African Lipizzaners, a non-profit organisation, created a development programme catering…