Basavaraju Sangappa, a decorated rider with the Embassy International Riding School, began his career as an apprentice rider in the year 2005, quickly learning the reins to having a right foot in the saddle. Basu, decided to make this sport his career, representing EIRS in national championships. His rise to fame began with the EIRS team taking a gold at Junior Nationals following it up with top podium spot at the National Equestrian Championship in 2011. There was no looking back for him as he kept graduating in his skilled riding. In 2015 the sponsored rider of EIRS decided to share his skills with young riders taking into the boots of a full time instructor.