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Camila Cabello goes horseback riding after announcing Shawn Mendes split after two years

Camila Cabello was seen for the firs time since her split with with boyfriend of two years Shawn Mendes.

The 24-year-old Havana hitmaker was seen enjoying an afternoon of horseback riding in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

Hours later she and the 23-year-old Canadian crooner took to their respective Instagram accounts to share a joint statement about their break-up writing that they  ‘decided to end our romantic relationship.’

Relaxing: She seemed comfortable on the horse

Moving on: Camila Cabello was seen enjoying an afternoon of horseback riding in Los Angeles on Wednesday

Split: This came hours before she and Shawn Mendes announced they have split after two years of dating (pictured in September at the Met Gala)

Split: This came hours before she and Shawn Mendes announced they have split after two years of dating (pictured in September at the Met Gala)

Despite the tough break-up, Camila looked to be in good spirits as she had a smile on her face and was even seen giggling a few times while straddling the horse.

She was not alone for the occasion as she was joined by a group of friends for the day of equestrian activities.

Camila kept her look simple in a red plaid flannel over a white top with an Elvis Presley graphic printed on it.

Doing alright: Despite the tough break-up, Camila looked to be in good spirits as she had a smile on her face

Doing alright: Despite the tough break-up, Camila looked to be in good spirits as she had a smile on her face

Doing alright: Despite the tough break-up, Camila looked to be in good spirits as she had a smile on her face 

Good spirit: She was even seen giggling a few times while straddling the horse

Good spirit: She was even seen giggling a few times while straddling the horse

Out and about: Camila kept her look simple in a red plaid flannel

Out and about: Camila kept her look simple in a red plaid flannel

Out and about: Camila kept her look simple in a red plaid flannel

Conscious: She also sported a pair of on-trend baggy blue jeans white white All Birds sustainable sneakers

Conscious: She also sported a pair of on-trend baggy blue jeans white white All Birds sustainable sneakers 

Lonesome tonight? She also sported a white top with an Elvis Presley graphic printed on it

Lonesome tonight? She also sported a white top with an Elvis Presley graphic printed on it

Lonesome tonight? She also sported a white top with an Elvis Presley graphic printed on it

Squad goals: She was not alone for the occasion as she was joined by a group of friends for the day of equestrian activities

Squad goals: She was not alone for the occasion as she was joined by a group of friends for the day of equestrian activities

She also sported a pair of on-trend baggy blue jeans white white All Birds sustainable sneakers.

The former member of Fifth Harmony accessorized with large gold hoop earrings and multiple necklaces along with a small black leather bag.

Her raven-colored tresses were pulled back in a messy ponytail.

In the details: The former member of Fifth Harmony accessorized with large gold hoop earrings and multiple necklaces

In the details: The former member of Fifth Harmony accessorized with large gold hoop earrings and multiple necklaces 

Keeping it close: She also sported a small black leather bag

Keeping it close: She also sported a small black leather bag

Keeping it close: She also sported a small black leather bag 

Relaxed: Her raven-colored tresses were pulled back in a messy ponytail

Relaxed: Her raven-colored tresses were pulled back in a messy ponytail 

Pretty: She showcased her natural looks by going make-up free for the occasion

Pretty: She showcased her natural looks by going make-up free for the occasion

Pretty: She showcased her natural looks by going make-up free for the occasion 

Just vibes: Camila certainly seemed to enjoy the day of horseback riding as she looked completely at ease while atop the four-legged animal

Just vibes: Camila certainly seemed to enjoy the day of horseback riding as she looked completely at ease while atop the four-legged animal 

She showcased her natural looks by going make-up free for the occasion. 

Camila certainly seemed to enjoy the day of horseback riding as she looked completely at ease while atop the four-legged animal.

Just hours later, she and Shan took to their social media to post a joint statement about the end of their romantic relationship. 

The statement posted on both Camila and Shawn’s social media about their split said: ‘Hey guys, we’ve decided to end our romantic relationship but our love for one another as humans is stronger than ever. We started our relationship as best friends and will continue to be best friends.

Good times: She shared a hearty laugh with a friend after the ride

Good times: She shared a hearty laugh with a friend after the ride

Hanging in there: She often sported a smile on her face

Hanging in there: She often sported a smile on her face

Heading out: She and her pals left the ranch for the day hours before she took to social media to post her statement

Heading out: She and her pals left the ranch for the day hours before she took to social media to post her statement 

‘We appreciate your support from the beginning and moving forward,’ penned Mendes, concluding the post with his and Camila’s names.

Cabello also shared the statement to her respective Instagram account.

They last shared snaps of one another to social media on October 31 and November 1, which were taken during their Day of the Dead celebrations.

Cabello and Mendes were last spotted publicly on November 3 while enjoying a beach day in Miami, Florida.

Announcement: The 23-year-old Canadian hitmaker and the 24-year-old songstress revealed their break-up news on Instagram in a joint statement as they wrote they have 'decided to end our romantic relationship

Announcement: The 23-year-old Canadian hitmaker and the 24-year-old songstress revealed their break-up news on Instagram in a joint statement as they wrote they have ‘decided to end our romantic relationship

Undying love: 'But our love for one another as humans is stronger than ever' wrote the star in his statement (Shawn and Camila pictured in 2019)

Undying love: ‘But our love for one another as humans is stronger than ever’ wrote the star in his statement (Shawn and Camila pictured in 2019)

In photos obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com, the pair looked very much in love as they shared a passionate kiss on the shore. 

Shawn and Camila donned 70s inspired getups as they attended this year’s Met Gala on September 13 in New York City.

Two weeks prior, the Mercy crooner accompanied the former Fifth Harmony singer to the Miami premiere of Amazon’s Cinderella. Camila played the title character, while Shawn made a small cameo in the poorly-received film.

Before hitting the red carpet, Shawn congratulated ‘my love’ Camila on the movie and expressed how ‘proud’ he was of her for taking on the project. 

Final post: They last shared snaps of one another to social media on October 31 and November 1, which were taken during their Day of the Dead celebrations

Final post: They last shared snaps of one another to social media on October 31 and November 1, which were taken during their Day of the Dead celebrations

‘I’ve never seen anybody work as hard as you did to show up everyday and be truly professional, kind and authentic,’ wrote the hitmaker on Instagram along with a photo of himself and Camila sharing a kiss.

‘I admire you so much. Such a beautiful movie with a beautiful message,’ concluded Shawn, who included the Spanish phrase ‘te amo mi vida’ which translates in English to ‘I love you, sweetheart/my life.’

After five years of friendship, the Senorita collaborators decided to take their relationship to a romantic level in July of 2019.

Plus one: In September, the Mercy crooner accompanied the former Fifth Harmony singer to the Miami premiere of Amazon's Cinderella (pictured)

Plus one: In September, the Mercy crooner accompanied the former Fifth Harmony singer to the Miami premiere of Amazon’s Cinderella (pictured)

The hitmakers first met in 2014 while serving as supporting acts for Austin Mahone’s Live On Tour’ concerts. 

Camila was at the time still a member of the X-Factor derived girl group Fifth Harmony. 

Instantly connecting, the pair decided to collaborate on a song, titled I Know What You Did Last Summer, which was released in November 2015.

As their personal and working relationship blossomed, Camila and Shawn sparked dating rumors – something they actively combatted in the years leading up to their romance. 

Romance: After five years of friendship, the Senorita collaborators decided to take their relationship to a romantic level in July of 2019; seen in November 2019

Romance: After five years of friendship, the Senorita collaborators decided to take their relationship to a romantic level in July of 2019; seen in November 2019

The rumors went into overdrive when the pair dropped the steamy music video for their second collaborative single Senorita in June of 2019. 

The music video captured several ultra romantic moments between the supposed ‘friends,’ including one scene that saw Shawn rip off his shirt as he sang just inches away from Camila’s face.

Though the pair would officially confirm their romance in August, Camila and Shawn were photographed kissing on a number of occasions in the weeks leading up to the confirmation. 

The beginning: The hitmakers first met in 2014 while serving as supporting acts for Austin Mahone's Live On Tour' concerts (seen in 2015)

The beginning: The hitmakers first met in 2014 while serving as supporting acts for Austin Mahone’s Live On Tour’ concerts (seen in 2015)

She told Elle of going public with their romance at the time: ‘People can say whatever they want to say. They can speculate, but at the same time, we are going to live our own lives, enjoy it, and fall for each other like nobody is watching. 

‘That is how I want to live. I never want to open the door for people to feel like they are involved. Like I said, I want it to be mine and [his]. That’s why I’m so tight-lipped about it: because I want to protect it.’ 

Instead of satiating fans’ years-long desire for them to get together, Shawn and Camila were almost instantly met with skepticism over the authenticity of their budding romance.

Shawn attempted to quash the rumors by stressing to TMZ in September 2019 that his romance with Camila was ‘definitely not a PR stunt’ and very real.

Though the speculation never let up, Camila and Shawn seemingly made peace with the negativity by not letting it stop them from flaunting their love for one another on social media. 

They shared some of their most intimate snapshots while hunkered down at their sprawling Miami, Florida home for the entirety of the COVID-19 lockdown.

Towards the latter end of 2020, Netflix released the documentary Shawn Mendes: In Wonder that chronicled his meteoric rise to superstardom.

In the documentary, the singer revealed that Camila was his musical muse and that ‘all’ the songs he’s ever written were about her.

Mendes added that he doesn’t think he’ll be able do their relationship ‘justice’ in a song. 

He said: ‘I don’t think I’ll be able to write songs that really do it justice, that can really capture the things and the feelings with her.

‘I think it’s like when you see a moon or stars and you try to take a photo of it with your iPhone, and then you just can’t, it just doesn’t look good. And you’re like, ‘It’s not supposed to be captured.’ You know? It’s just supposed to be for us.’  

Last October in an interview with The Sun, Cabello discussed why getting into a relationship with Mendes was risky due to their preexisting friendship. 

She said: ‘It’s almost more scary because you have more to lose. When you first start dating a person and you know nothing about them, there’s less at risk there. 

‘I think when you fall in love with somebody you’ve known for a long time, there’s more at stake. 

‘But it also feels more special because it feels like the love story you see in the movies of people who have known each other for a long time but been too stupid to realize it or say it and then it happens—and that’s beautiful too.’ 

Challenges: Last October in an interview with The Sun, Cabello discussed why getting into a relationship with Mendes was risky due to their preexisting friendship

Challenges: Last October in an interview with The Sun, Cabello discussed why getting into a relationship with Mendes was risky due to their preexisting friendship

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