Mary-Kate Olsen quit acting 10 years ago and now has a very different job

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Mary-kate olsen retired from acting ten years ago, at just 25 years old. The last movie she made was from 2011 Bestial after starting his career on Full house, with her twin sister Ashley Olsen, at nine months. Ashley revealed in an interview with the British She (Going through Vanity Show) in 2012 that “it was time to get behind the process” and “work on other things. Ashley said if she ever ‘returned’ to Hollywood it would be ‘not as an actress,’ which was a sentiment shared by Mary-Kate. ‘It was just to walk away,’ a- she declared.

It is well known that the Olsens continued to focus their attention on design, with two high-end fashion brands, Elizabeth and James and The Row. But that’s not all they’ve done since then. Mary-Kate actually has a whole different career that you might not know about. Read on to find out what she did!

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As People reports that on September 18, Mary-Kate, now 35, won third place in the Longines Global Champions Tour in Rome, Italy, riding a horse named Dunotaire V. Mary-Kate participated in another event recently on September 16, where she got second place with a horse named Iowa Van Het Polderhof.

Mary-Kate has been riding Dunotaire V for quite some time now. In 2019, W the magazine reported that she rode the horse at the 2018 Palm Beach Open in Wellington, Florida, where she placed seventh out of 40 riders. The outlet also says she has participated in the Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton, New York since 2013.

According to the magazine, Mary-Kate also rode horses named Love fire, Prem ‘Dollar Boy and Hertog Van’t Merdehof. In addition to the recent competition in Italy, the former child star has competed around the world in Spain and France.

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Olsen twins on horseback and carriage
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Although she is now notoriously shy of the press, Mary-Kate has spoken of her love of horses before, People Remarks. In a 2019 feature for HITS, Inc., a horse show production company in the United States, Mary-Kate said, “I was six when I first fell in love and it was with a pony named 4 × 4.”

This pony, according to HITS, was part of the 1992 film Grandma’s house we go, one of them and the first non-Full house projects. It features a horse chase scene as the twins, who have been kidnapped, decide to use Santa’s horse-drawn sleigh to escape to their grandmother’s house.

Then, in 1993, on Mary-Kate and Ashley’s album I am the cute one, the two sang a song called “My horse and me, ” W points out. There was also a polo match featured in their 2001 film Go to London.

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Mary Kate Olsen competes in the Longines Global Champions Tour de Chantilly, at the Hippodrome de Chantilly on July 13, 2019 in Chantilly, France.
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Growing up, horses continued to be an essential part of Mary-Kate’s life. At Campbell Hall School, she participated in the equestrian team. “Having horseback riding as an outlet was very important because it allowed me to have another life and to have an outlet outside of work and school,” she told HITS.

In 2008 she said She, “Although I have always been surrounded by a lot of adults [in show business], my big hobby was horseback riding, so I was surrounded by all my rider friends, too much.”

When she moved to New York to study at New York University, she stopped riding for a while, but eventually returned. “I missed it everyday without riding,” she told HITS. “It was the hardest thing to leave and the hardest thing to come back to.”

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Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen for THE ROW Spring 2010 Collection at Bergdorf Goodman, New York on September 16, 2009.
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Mary-Kate admitted to HITS: “It’s a challenge to balance both a career that takes almost all of my time and a real passion that isn’t a full-time job. It’s a shame I can’t be in two places at the same time. . I had to learn to be patient with myself. “

The former child star added, “Horses teach you a lot about yourself,” noting that riding has allowed her “to train to be tolerant, patient, disciplined, compassionate, competitive and all those other emotions that go with it. are very important to have in your daily life. “

They also influenced his career as a designer. “One of The Row’s first blazers was inspired by one of my first show jumping coats,” she told HITS.

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