Yesterday the Internet was seething with outrage about Miley’s scandalous VMA performance. But while Hannah Montana may be gone for good, there’s still hope for her horse-loving sisters.
Top: Brandi & Noah Cyrus at a horse show via brandicyrus.buzznet.com
The 13-year-old daughter of country star Billy Ray Cyrus posed with her horse, Constantine, for a photoshoot and interview with Teen Vogue earlier this year. She said that having a superstar sister has its perks–she got to meet her crush Justin Bieber, for instance–but that she’s pretty happy doing her own thing: horses.
“I want to go to the Olympics for riding and then possibly become a trainer,” she told the magazine. “Maybe I’ll sing and act when I’m older, but right now, it’s just about the horses.”
Here’s Noah competing Comet at a horse show last year:
And here she is acting like your average teenage barn rat a few weeks ago, goofing off with a friend:
Noah credits her love of horses to her eldest sister, Brandi.
Brandi is a musician–she and a friend put out a record on Interscope last year as Frank + Derol–but she’s always been a horse girl as well.
“Something that I’ve passionately loved since I was 4 years old is riding horses,” she blogged earlier this year for Buzznet. “I show competitively on the ‘A’ hunter/jumper circuit, and even though I like to compete, for me it is purely for the joy and peace I get from being around horses. My animals are my family.”
Here’s a behind-the-scenes video of Brandi and her bandmate doing a horsey photo shoot at her barn:
Growing up with her family on a 500-acre farm near Nashville, Miley was once an equestrian enthusiast, too. So how did she go from this…
Shoulda stuck with the horses.
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