We are proud to support the equestrian industry and have a fantastic team of Ambassadors & Junior Riders who choose Harry Hall. After applying through our Facebook competition to become a Harry Hall Junior Rider we found 10 very talented, enthusiastic & pony mad riders. From Pony Club Games to GB Endurance Riding in Portugal, we follow their journeys as they blog & share their experiences in and out of the saddle. Follow their achievements this year and see their favourite Harry Hall products in action.

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Theo Funnell

Theo, a pupil at Holsworthy Community College, is already an accomplished rider at the age of 12 and dreams of one day making the British Eventing team. Theo competed in the Eventers Challenge at Blenheim International Horse Trials with his Pony Club two years ago. They were the only team to have all four riders go clear inside the time and won the competition. Theo gained some great results at BE90 in his first season as well as winning his BRC area summer dressage, style showjumping and eventing. He and piper went to BRC Champs where he was 7th Eventing and 8th in the Dressage. This year Theo is working on producing his young horse and has already qualified for the BRC winter dressage champs at just his 3rd time out competing - a very exciting year ahead. 

Ella Lucas

Ella first got into riding doing horsey chores twice a week for a few years as part of a pony share. Now at the age of 16 she has her own horse, Barney, a 15.1hh Irish Cross. Together they compete at BE90, whilst Ella balances 3 A levels. Based in Sussex, Ella's sights are set on improving Barney’s flatwork to better their scores, and to gain some higher affiliated placings.

Robyn Byrne

Our smallest Junior Rider is 9 year old Robyn Byrne from Scunthorpe. Robyn has a grey pony called Sophie, who was ‘the best birthday present ever’. Never without a smile in the saddle, Robyn would like to be an eventer and loves jumping, hacking & going XC. Follow her enthusiasm and general zest for life, love of cakes and passion for all things pink in her latest blogs. 

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Charlotte Chadwick

From a small village in Staffordshire, 17 year old Charlotte is an endurance rider. Charlotte is currently studying an extended diploma in Equine management at Rodbaston College. Alongside studying, she competes 4 horses (3 of which are at FEI Level) at endurance riding; Taz, Sky, Billy and her mother’s horse, Pysrenkus. Charlotte has been selected to represent Equestrian Team GBR, at the Young Rider European Championships, which was held in Portugal last year riding Hazelcroft Gosens Tsar (Taz). Follow her progress this year as she sets her sights on team selection for the Young Rider World Endurance Championships in Italy in September. 

Ben Hopkins

From the market town of Abergavenny in South Wales, 14 year old Ben Hopkins is a force to be reckoned with in mounted games. Ben is a member of the Monmouthshire Pony Club and Monmouthshire mounted games team, which are on top of their game winning the coveted Prince Phillip Cup at the Horse of the Year Show in 2015. In 2016 Ben became the reigning British, European and World Champion in mounted games and travelled to Germany & Denmark to compete. This year brings a new age category for Ben and with it new ponies – follow his busy and exciting year ahead with us. 

Beth Fewings

Based in Woodbridge, Suffolk Beth is a pupil at Farlinghaye High School and owns her Masta Rugs model Sean (Dinan Knight). After swapping to the sport after many years doing gymnastics, at the age of 15 Beth now juggles her riding around GCSE’s, concerts, competitions and drama productions. As part of the Farlingaye Equestrian Team, Beth qualified for the NSEA National Championships last year finishing in the top 20 and now aims to compete at BE100 by the end of the season. As a pair they have recently qualified for the UK Rider’s dressage and showjumping regionals.  

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Rachel Williamson

Based in Falkirk, Scotland, Rachel competes across a range disciplines including eventing, showjumping, dressage & working hunter. At just 13 years old she is already jumping courses of 1.30m, proving herself as a talented young show jumper and was picked by the Scottish Junior Academy to compete at Weston Lawns in one of the Scottish teams last year. With a yard of 35 stables and a horsey mum, Rachel has learnt to ride from an early age and now regularly helps with backing the youngsters on the yard. 

Cerys Richards

Cerys is a 13 year old pupil at Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Llangynwyd in South Wales and every waking hour she isn't at school is spent with her young loan pony Muffin, working hard to train her for dressage - the sport that Cerys loves. Cerys has represented the Welsh BYRDS team (British Young Riders Dressage Scheme) for the last 3 years and is hoping to be selected once more this year. Training a youngster is a new experience for Cerys but she has determination and passion on her side. With the new season fast approaching Cerys is looking forward to seeing how Muffin copes with her first BYRDS camp and more regular competitions.

Paige Wright

Paige, a 10 year old from Harrogate lives for showjumping with big ambitions & dreams of competing at HOYS one day. She has three ponies Teddy, Merlin & Jimmy one of which is owned by Steven Whitaker. Starting out showing her miniature Shetland Paige competed at Scope Festival last year and regularly trains with Joe Whitaker jumping 1.05m courses. 

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Hannah Bishop

Racing Manager for owner Liz Prowting, Hannah is responsible for 28 Prowting horses where no two days are the same. With the constant juggle of horses, competitions, racing and two very active sporty boys, Hannah is very dedicated to the sport and loves her job. Most recently Hannah took part in her second charity race at Newbury training with Racing Manager Richard Phillips in preparation. After winning the race last year she finished a creditable 3rd and won the prize for the most money raised for her chosen charity Greatwood which rescues and cares for neglected and ill-treated racehorses.

Jenna Tydlesley

Owner of a BHS registered riding school and livery yard in Glossop, Derbyshire Jenna is an active showing rider and a ladies hunter ride judge. She is also a BHSAI (BHS approved Assistant Instructor) and a side saddle rider, with a proven record in the ring and on several occasions has gone home as a HOYS Champion. With 95 DIY livery horses and a busy riding school with 35 riding school horses of various ages and abilities, Jenna somehow finds time to produce and breed some top competition horses.  

 

Jenny Caldwell

Jenny made the brave leap to leave her day job and pursue horses full time and now owns and manages her own livery and training yard, Dalways Bawn Equestrian in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Jenny is a Dressage rider and trainee HSI (Horse Sport Ireland), with clients ranging from happy hackers to riders competing at National level competitions and works with everything from breakers to produced horses. 

Milly Dove

Based in Berkshire, 15 year old Milly is a keen Dressage Rider and has a slight matching set obsession when choosing what to ride in! Milly regularly takes the spotlight in her father’s Master Dressage webinars and training videos for top tips to achieving more consistent results in the arena and having a better relationship with your horse. This year Milly aims to move up to medium level with both Ella & pony Tinker as well as gaining a place at Hartpury College to study her A-levels. Milly aspires to continue her riding career there getting into Hartpury’s Elite Equine Squad.   

Katie Ruben

15 year old Katie lives in East Sussex, currently studying at Uckfield Community Technology College. Katie spent many years at her local riding school helping out and learning to ride. In October 2015 Katie had the opportunity to take on a rescue pony called Pepsi from her local rescue centre. Both have gone from starting to compete to winning a jumping class at the sunshine tour championships at Hickstead in 2016 to riding at their first affiliated event. Since then they have grown and learnt together proving that dreams can come true when you aim high.