DBS Bloodstock Executive Katie Farnsworth grew up in Yorkshire where she was a keen member of the Middleton East Pony club.
went to school in York and spent the weekends and summer months competing at numerous Horse Trials whilst the winter involved riding out for local racehorse trainers.
Katie started a three year course at the Royal Agricultural College in Cirencester in 2004 and gained a Degree in International Equine Business Management.
On completion of her course she worked for Horsequest - UK's leading online sales website - before starting a six month work experience placement with DBS in January 2008.
Katie was then offered a full time position with DBS, working in the bloodstock department and regularly assisting the inspection team when looking at horses for the select sales.