‘Blue Bloods’ Star Tom Selleck’s Daughter Hannah Posts Gorgeous Hunter-Jumper Photo Teasing Next Week’s Event

by Leanne Stahulak
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Iconic “Blue Bloods” actor Tom Selleck’s daughter doesn’t horse around when it comes to competing. And next week’s event is no exception.

Rather than follow in the footsteps of her Hollywood parents, Hannah Selleck decided to pursue professional horseback riding as a career. She started taking lessons and learning how to ride at a young age, competing in several youth events. In 2010, the “Blue Bloods” star’s daughter even opened her own business, Descanso Farms, to breed and train young horses.

Now a full-fledged pro equestrian, the “Blue Bloods” actor’s daughter continues to compete to this day. In fact, she posted a photo on Instagram yesterday showing her prepping for a big event. In the photo, Hannah sports a stunning red jacket and has a look of concentration on her face as she jumps with one of her horses.

“Next week @sonomahorsepark,” Hannah captioned the post.

Sonoma Horse Park is a horse show facility located about 25 miles north of San Francisco, in Southern Sonoma County. They host several jumping competitions every year, including the event coming up next weekend. From July 28 to August 1 is the HMI Equestrian Classic I, which is what the “Blue Bloods” actor’s daughter will likely compete in. The winner of the Grand Prix event could take home $30,000.

According to Equestrian Living, Hannah Selleck won her first Grand Prix at the age of 22, at the 2010 Blenheim Summer Classic in California. At that point, she was riding Tosca, a Belgian Warmblood mare. Now, Hannah breeds Tosca with other high-profile mounts at her breeding and training facility Descanso Farms.

‘Blue Bloods’ Actor’s Tom Selleck’s Daugther Runs Her Own Horse Farm

Growing up with incredible mares like Tosca showed the “Blue Bloods” actor’s daughter that maybe she could focus her career on competing and breeding. Today, Hannah works with five young horses at Descanso Farms, only one of which wasn’t bred by her.

“With all of our young horses, it’s an incredible feeling when you get to see them start going under saddle and jumping and really witnessing their future potential,” Hannah said. “It wasn’t so tangible until I started riding them. Once the first one started showing, then I realized, ’Okay, this is real. We’re going to have a lot of horses coming up.’”

Hannah Selleck received a lot of coaching from other horse breeders and her previous trainers. But she still had doubts as she tried to find her footing in the horse breeding world.

“As you’re initially doing it, you don’t quite know what the end product is, especially if you’ve never done it. You can start to question what the future might hold and if you made the right choice,” Hannah said. “Now, I would hands down do it all over again.”

At the end of the day, it’s all about being able to do what she loves and work with horses 24/7.

“You want to enjoy that moment that you’re in—whether it’s in the show ring or training the young horses at home—because we are so, so lucky to work with these animals every day,” Hannah said.

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