When he rode his first race, the horse was a year older than him. They did not win. ”I never was a very talented jockey”, he says. He has many other talents though. The Norwegian Bendik Bø (39) is a successful racehorse trainer and inventor, based in Sweden. He was never afraid to try his hand at new tasks. He was shoeing his first pony when he was only 14 years old.
Geir Stabell (European Trainer - issue 17 - Spring 2007)