Celebrities including Hadid, her sister Gigi, and Kendall Jenner are no longer just publicly attempting to out horse girl one another; they’re starring in campaigns alongside horses, for brands as major as Longchamp and Calvin Klein. (The latter rolled out its own images of Bella Hadid on a horse, which they turned into an underwear ad, just last week. ) And yet, this isn’t the first time that a version of the horse girl with waist-length hair who you no doubt knew in elementary school has shown up in the mainstream; Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn, and even Queen Elizabeth II have all embodied versions of her for decades.
Iconic Celebrity Horse Girl Moments: A Visual HistoryStriking as the image of Bella Hadid midair and bareback on a giant white stallion was when it appeared on Instagram this week, it shouldn’t have come as too much of a surprise.
See some of the most iconic moments in celebrity horse girl history, here. https://t.co/GKtpDe8lvd— W magazine (@wmag) June 6, 2019