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Caldene: Sponsored Riders

We are proud to support a number of top riders who are competing at the highest levels in equestrianism across dressage, eventing, showing and showjumping. All our riders are busy on the circuit and work hard producing and training horses to team level. Gain an insight into the life of our leading riders and see the products they swear by day by day.

Emma Woolley

Emma started her own business at the age of 16 and has years of experience breaking & training horses, breaking in her first stallion at the age of 14. Starting in the showing ring Emma competed successfully at Olympia & HOYS and turned her sights to Dressage in 2007. She currently has 1 National title, 4 Reserve National titles and 4 Regional titles to her name , as well as representing Great Britain at the World Breeding Championships for 6 year old dressage horses in Verden in 2015 on the stallion Eldorado. 

She now runs the successful training and sales business WSC Dressage with Samantha Synge-Craven and continuously has an exciting string of horses in training and for competitions. She has a number of owners that she works with closely to develop very talented up and coming young horses. 

Emma aspires to train horses up through the levels to Grand Prix & she hopes to ride horses good enough to compete at the Young Horse World Championships year after year. She is currently training to compete her own horse, Chamiro, at Grand Prix level.  



Emma Woolley | Caldene Sponsored Rider


Olivia Oakeley

Olivia is 22 years old and has competed Nationally and Internationally for Great Britain since the age of 12. Olivia has been a member of the World Class Potential Start Programme since 2010 with her ultimate aim set on representing Great Britain at the Olympic Games and winning a medal.

In 2011 Olivia was selected for the Junior European Team and then the Young Rider European Team in 2012, 2013 and 2014 where she had three personal best scores all over 70% and finished in 5th place. Alongside Olivia’s competition commitments, she is a freelance rider and trainer whilst also riding for Lordswood Dressage and training with Carl Hester MBE.




Olivia Oakeley | Caldene Sponsored Rider

Robert Walker

Robert is one of Britain's leading show riders and producers and is a force to be reckoned with on the competition circuit. He has already won every championship around the country including more than 30 victories at Horse of the Year Show alone. Based in Cheshire on a busy yard with wife and business partner Sarah they produce cobs, hunters, hacks and riding horses at the highest level. With a love for hunting Robert is also the joint Master for the Cheshire Hunt.
Rob Walker | Caldene Sponsored Rider

Kim Seaby

Kim has competed and qualified horses from novice to advanced in numerous regionals, premier leagues, high profile and national championships including several top 5 placings in the open classes at regionals and nationals. With 10 years’ experience in the industry coming from a classical training background she is BHSAI qualified and rides for judge and international rider James Burtwell & for the famous Woodlander stud. Currently based with Spencer Wilton, Kim won the Advanced Medium Restricted Winter Championships in 2012 with her own Rubin-Esque whom she has produced from a 2yr old and is now setting her sights for International small tour shows, premier leagues & nationals with him this season. Prize winner & finalist in 2013 for the British Dressage Young Professional Awards she’s already been recognised as a young professional with talent for the industry. 



Kim Seaby | Caldene Sponsored Rider

Emily Parker

Emily has represented Great Britain at the Young Rider European Championships in 2009, winning team gold, then going one better in 2010 securing double gold. Coming from a reasonably non-horsey background, Emily found her love for horses at a riding school then became a keen Pony Club member qualifying for the PC Championships in Eventing, Showjumping & Dressage. From Lincolnshire but now based in Scotland with Ian Stark Emily found herself extending what was originally a 2 week trip and is still training with Ian near Selkirk. Emily has creditably built up an exciting string of young horses and is aiming for Bramham & Burghley in 2016. Most recently Emily was selected to ride for the GB Nations Cup Team in Boekelo in October with Diamond Sundance.

Emily Parker | Caldene Sponsored Rider