One of the artist's childhood memories, forever etched in his mind, takes place during his vacations on the Normandy coast in Deauville. Her grandmother's sister owned a stable of racehorses. That day, she remembers raising her head and seeing the belly of a thoroughbred. To stand up, his hands were leaning on the powerful muscles of his forelegs. This animal seemed gigantic to her, but she felt no fear. Her mother, frightened by the scene, took her in her arms.
Still, an indestructible passion for horses must have been born that day. It was in Deauville, 8 years later, that she began to learn to ride.