Articles in the Riding Category
PASIG CITY, METRO MANILA – Award-winning equestrian Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski says she is willing to share her knowledge to aspiring Filipino equestrians.
Mikee, who started her equestrian lessons when she was 10, says she is willing to conduct programs so that more athletes would follow her footsteps.
Mikee admits, though, that handling such programs can be challenging and that as much as she loves her sport, she understands that government has to prioritize people’s needs.
“Mahal ko ang sports ko, pero mas mahal dapat natin ang mga tao, which is why in a …
After more than five years absence from show jumping competitions 2002 Asian Games gold medalist Mikee Jaworski, recently won first place in Category A/Philippine leg of the 2010 FEI – World Jumping Challenge.
The two day four round competition international competition, organized by the Federation Equestre Internationale and hosted by the Equestrian Association of the Philippines.
Mikee and 16-year old Rustic Rouge competing against six other participants, finished with only one knockdown.
The Philippines competed in zone 9 against Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand,Indonesia, India and Hong Kong in three levels.
The Philippines Cat C was …
Rick: Hi, Mikee. What made you decide to get into your sport — riding?
Mikee: Some of my older cousins were taking riding lessons. Since I wanted to be “in”, I thought I should do the same. I was eight then, and my parents refused. But I was persistent, and two years later, I finally got my way!
Rick: Did your parents influence you in any way?
Mikee: I guess so, because my Dad had racehorses. He would take us to the races or have us meet him at the training stables on …
MIKEE COJUANGCO-Jaworski, one of the country’s gold medal winners in the 2002 Busan Asian Games, announced yesterday that she is coming out of retirement and will compete in the Southeast Asian Games.
Mother of two and wife to a dashing congressman, Mikee will be back in the saddle after one of the members of the team backed out due to shipping problems with her horse.
Carissa Coscolluela, secretary-general of the Philippine Equestrian Federation, said during yesterday’s SCOOP sa Kamayan that Mikee was called to active duty after Paola Zobel could not compete …
MORE THAN 30 thousand feet above the earth and 40 minutes before PR-417 was to land at the Centennial Airport late Wednesday night, Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski was moving about the dimly-lit plane like a flight stewardess.
One couldn’t be sure. Maybe she was going around finding out if her friends and equestrian teammates were all right. Maybe she was trying to settle down her emotions as the vessel approached home to reunite her with her two children.
Maybe she was wondering if a motorcade was waiting to drive her – red and blue …
BUSAN, South Korea – Hail Mikaela Maria Cojuangco Jaworski, the Queen.
On a day when everybody was packing up for home and still mourning the basketball team’s defeat to South Korea in the semifinal round and to Kazakhstan in the battle for third place, Cojuangco-Jaworski – Mikee to relatives and friends – did the country proud by riding her chestnut mare Rustic Rouge to victory in the individual jumping event of equestrian yesterday.
The 28-year-old mother of two and wife to former basketball ace Dodot bested Lee Jin-Kyung of South Korea, a …
BUSAN, South Korea – Jal haet da, Mikaela Maria Cojuangco-Jaworski! Great job, Mikee!
The girl with the golden smile, the golden twinkle in her eyes and the golden name delivered the Philippines third gold medal and first individual honor – on the final day of the 14th Asian Games, turning the Busan Equestrian Grounds into a field of dreams and blessing the departing RP delegation with glorious reason to celebrate.
Mula sa umpisa, pakiramdam ko hindi ako yung gumagawa, said Mikee, who shocked Korean rider Lee Jin Kyung in a jump-off to …
BUSAN — Except for the fact that she’d be missing her family for the next couple of weeks, nothing much has changed for Mikee Cojuangco as she gears up for the equestrian competition of the 14th Asian Games here.
Mikee, probably one of the loveliest faces in local cinema, has been in this South Korean industrial hub for 12 days now, but has remained spritely as ever, cool and confident, as she tries to bring pride and honor to the country in yet another international competition.
This will be the first Asian …
Mikee Cojuangco is currrently leading a double life – as a movie star and a talented rider ready to carry the country’s colors in the coming Asian Games. In fact she’s been shuttling all over the region in search of competitions and victories as she did over the weekend.
Riding a horse aptly named Luisita, the 24-years old celebrity who came form …
We have been here almost two weeks but we’ve only had two classes so
far. The horses (Trudy & Doce for Toni and Bella & Silky for me)
settled in very well despite the heat. They are jumping well although
the highest track we’ve jumped is 1.20m. We jumped clear rounds in the
warm-up class yesterday. Toni was 4th and I was 7th in the Classic Open
today. The 1st World Cup Qualifier is on Friday then we have a class