Mark Wahlberg’s Equestrian Daughter Grace Wahlberg Unveils Her First Ever Champion Move

Published 09/25/2023, 3:58 PM EDT

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Mark Wahlberg is a well-known name in Hollywood. The star has made a name for himself in multiple genres. He continues to enchant fans worldwide. His youngest child, Grace, is like him in that respect, but her chosen field is wildly different. While she too falls under the public gaze, it is for her expertise in equestrian. She recently added to her list of accomplishments while riding her favorite mares.

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Grace Wahlberg, aged 13, is a beneficiary of the actor’s decision to move the family to Nevada last year. That move made it easy for her to pursue her equestrian passion. Her father, Mark, knows something about living under a microscope. He wanted all four of his children to have the chance to pursue their dreams unhindered. It is easy to see that Grace is making her old man proud. She lifted the curtain on her first double clear jump with her horse Bernadette.

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Grace Wahlberg already has a burgeoning trophy cabinet. She is also nationally ranked in her category. That was after the 20th IEA Anniversary Combined National Finals held in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the previous year. She finished 7th out of 12 at that event. The 13-year-old was passionate about horses from a much younger age. She has three favorite mares Bernadette, Rainland Flurry, and Scarface. The youngest of the Wahlberg clan dreams of being a Grand Prix jumper as revealed by her father.

Grace Wahlberg took to Instagram on Sunday to post a picture of herself with one of her favorite mares. She simultaneously held on to two new ribbons. Her horse, Rainland Flurry, was crowned the champion at the equestrian event. She also pulled off her first double clear jump at 1.10m on Bernadette. Bernadette, or Birdie as she is fondly called, helped Grace secure 7th place along the way.

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An equestrian with the same drive as her father

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Wahlberg acknowledged Grace is the one most like him among his children. According to the actor, she inherited his work ethic. The actor is a renowned fitness freak and starts his day at 4 a.m. with a workout. He noted Grace is another early riser and dedicated to her craft. The ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ star pointed out that his youngest is often found near her favorite mares in the barn.

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Wahlberg told People Magazine in an interview, “She works out now. She’s an equestrian. She now wants to go up in meters and to be a Grand Prix jumper. She’s got to train. She’s doing things that my other kids are kind of now starting to think, ‘Well, we’ve got to start doing something because she’s got it all figured out, what she wants to do and how she wants to do it.’ And she’s doing the work.”

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Grace Wahlberg is slowly making a name for herself astride her horses. All that remains is to see how far she can go. Having found her passion early, one expects the teenager to add to her achievements. With a work ethic to match that of her father’s, the sky is truly the limit for the young equestrian.

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Anirudh Haridas

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