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This Fashion Month marks a major milestone for Bella Hadid. The model and younger sister to Gigi Hadid has walked in shows for Moschino, Marc Jacobs, Balmain, and more. But during an interview for Porter magazine, the eighteen-year-old opened up to another passion of hers that requires a completely different set of training: horseback-riding. Hadid revealed that she is hoping to compete in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and is currently preparing for the event.
The nationally-ranked equestrian starting riding horse at a young age, inheriting the passion from her "mom's love of horses." She also told the magazine, "I have been riding since I could walk." Bella believes that riding centers her, as she said, "You have to put your ego aside and concentrate on making the horse do the things you want it to do, and move in the way you want it to move." An impressive career in modeling wont hurt her poise while on horse-back.
In light of her passion, Porter outfitted the model in equestrian-inspired looks by Isabel Marant and Givenchy. The issue hits stands on Friday.