Ai Hirai lives
with her family in Kakogawa
City. She has been riding for 5 years and took 1st
Place in her division at the All Japan Junior Championship. Ai is also active in other sports such
as basketball and soccer. She enjoys karaoke and likes hamburgers.
Katsuhisa Hirai lives
in Kakogawa City
where the major manufacturing is steel products and socks. Katsuhisa is
studying architecture and will just missing celebrating his birthday
with all the international team members while on IPE.
has been riding for five years and qualified for the All Japan Show
Jumping Championship, as well as the All Japan Show Jumping Junior
Championship. Outside of riding, he also enjoys playing baseball, like
music, and his favourite food is strawberries.
comes from the capital city of Tokyo.
Misato has been riding for 7 years and qualified for the All Japan
Children’s Championships in Dressage. She also enjoys handball,
basketball and karaoke. One of Misato’s favourite things to eat is
lives in Yourou-cho. He has been riding for 6 years and qualified for
the All Japan Championships and Junior Championships in Show Jumping.
Tomohiko’s other interests include soccer, golf and music. One of his
favourite foods is Wasabi – he has a stomach of steel.
comes from Kobe City
in Hyougo (location of the big earthquake). Sena has been riding for 7
years and qualified for the All Japan Championships and Junior
Championships in Show Jumping. Sena likes to ski and participate in
karaoke. One of her favourite foods is fish.