Lars op ’t Hoog is stable rider at Academy Bartels. He owns a stable, ‘’t Witte Paardje’, together with his parents. He has trained with Imke and Tineke when he was riding ponies and as a Junior. He studied commercial economy at the Johan Cruyff University, but interrupted this studie when he was offered a job at Academy Bartels.
Lars competes in many young horse competitions and rides up to Grand Prix level. In addition to his job at Academy Bartels he trains his own horses at home and rides several horses for owners.