Pedro Torres was born in Lisbon in 1973.
At five years it was evident his passion for horses, and is in the hands of his father, Antonio Torres, who takes the first steps on horseback ...
At nine years old, his mother Maria José Serra, inscribed in the Portuguese Equestrian Society, and receive teaching from Mr. Major Simões Pereira.
At sixteen, began his career in the equestrian world in Quinta do Paraiso, which is a German owner Mr. Frederick Von Appel in order to find a stable and comfortable life. In the morning riding into work on Thursday, but as their financial and professional goals, and its own monetization time spoke louder, decided during the afternoons working in civil construction and enjoyed the evenings in a paint shop and chit-plate cars , helping his close friend and adviser Fernando Pargana (Spanish).
At eighteen moves away from riding for financial reasons, and begins an industrial cleaning company, where after six months he led a team of seventy employees. With this new aspect of managing a team so vast, Pedro Torres learned a lot in terms of being and dealing with people, and training and development team, with goals of being the most professional possible.
After a year and a half, with nineteen years, is invited to give riding lessons at a school located in Cacém, and accepted without hesitation because her passion for horses chasing him and these were undoubtedly what made him feel accomplished. A success, and after a year, taking an active school of one hundred and forty students per week, something stronger would have told him to change, and nostalgic leaving their students with their decision, leaves school ... and what a change! ...
Thus twenty years, that will work as an attendant at the Riding Center Quinta da Marinha. This profession, which gave him great pleasure in playing the vast knowledge of how to cope and deal with sport horses, offered him the start of a story ...
One day, one of his trips to the courtyard of the ring, after delivering the horse to equitador, notice that the window of a box from another yard who sympathized, was shut ... asked the attendant why this yard be closed, and that responding "... this horse is crazy, yet last week with the lady on top, and attacked another horse hurt a girl too ... the lady is afraid of him and can not find who the hill! ... "So moved by a strange force inside, decides to go talk to the owner of that horse, asking him to try the left, and she even alerting you to the fact that the horse is crazy and dangerous, Pedro Torres wanted to try it. And so in their lunch hour, with the help of his father and John Oliveira, devoted himself to ride this horse with the name Ivo.
This horse was to be the launching pad for Pedro Torres for a career in the world of riding and recognition of their hard work, dedication and prodigious natural talent.