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Abigail L BLom
Owner & Founder
Life-long accomplished equestrian, full-time influencer and equestrian entrepreneur, Abby gives 100% to everything she does. Her passion for horses and connecting the equestrian community has resulted in the UAE’s first and only online, digital magazine ‘The Show Hub’. Abby also rides at a high level and has performed in world-class horse displays, most notably at the opening ceremony of the Meydan World Cup 2011 and the Education for Borders Conference at the Burj Khalifa.
Editor at Large & Features
Cursty Hoppe's journalism career spans over 15 years and three continents and includes; European lifestyle magazines, various UAE parenting and lifestyle publications and websites, and in-house reporter for the United Nations. Yet, since the age of four, horses have been her first love. As a horse-mad teen, she competed regularly in her native Scotland, before going on to spend several years as a groom, a carriage driver and Equine Science student.
H.R.H Prince Mansour Khalid Mishaal Al Saud
The Show Hub has a permenant presence in Saudi Arabia. H.R.H Prince Mansour Khalid Mishaal Al Saud has purchased the franchise there. This is why he decided to join our team. "The Show Hub KSA headed by myself, with the close help of Founder Abby Blom, aims to aid the supply of information about clinics, competitions, services and products and ultimately help one another to reach their full potential. This is a start of something different in our country. We recognise as a community we are stronger together."
Production & Marketing Officer
Having working in many facets of the media industry in both writing and design, Francesca has worked to become a more well-rounded and knowledgeable writer and creative. She has developed her skills in handling the responsibilities entailed in the successful running and organisation of an industry leading publications, be they periodicals or annual reports. During her career she has developed editorial versatility developing as a writer mastering the demands of the publishing / copywriting industry, while lending an innovative and creative eye to the design process.