Meet our stable of supported riders
As an active member of the equine community, we support a range of established and up-and-coming riders to help them achieve success in their chosen horse riding activities. You can find out more about them below and read about their experiences in regular blog articles.
Lucy is an International Event Rider who has successfully competed in horse trials around the world. Lucy has represented New Zealand at the Trans-Tasman Challenge in 2003 and the CHIO Aachen in 2012 and 2014, and was first reserve for the 2012 London Olympic Games. In 2012, she completed Burghley, her first four-star with two horses, winning the HSBC training bursary as best four-star first-timer with Willy Do. In 2013 Lucy completed her first Badminton with Animator. Lucy’s first international win came aboard Superstition II in 2019.
“Dengie is essential for all my horses. It provides them with quality nutrients, energy and stamina, whilst promoting a healthy digestive system, enabling them to perform at their best.”
Alice is a British Dressage rider who breeds and trains her own horses at her family yard, Headmore Stud in Hampshire.
Alice has been on the national squad of British Young Riders Dressage Scheme (BYRDS) and the 2009 Young Rider European Dressage Team. Since then she has been working her way up through the grades and has been placed internationally at Grand Prix.
“Dengie is essential for all my dressage horses, from Novice to Grand Prix. It fuels their training and competition regimes, providing controlled energy whilst maintaining perfect condition and topline.”
Hannah is an International 2* Dressage rider and trainer. She has competed in European teams as a Junior and Young rider and went onto ride internationally for Britain as a Senior.
A winner of Britain’s Talent Spotting and a Young Rider Champion Hannah went on to win 7 National and 22 Regional titles.
“Dengie is perfect for my dressage horses, The quality fibre supports gastric health and I’m confident that they are getting all the energy they need to perform at the top level. I wouldn’t feed anything else.”
Tanya is a British Event Rider who is also a fully qualified BHS II and UKCC level 3 coach. Alongside Eventing, Tanya is an active member of British Dressage and BSJA, competing up to Advanced and Foxhunter level.
Tanya has represented Team GB at junior and young rider level and has currently got a yard of up-and-coming young horses alongside her top mare Candy.
“Dengie fuels my horses’ performance, keeps their digestive system in perfect condition and provides them with controlled energy. They all look the picture of health; I’m always receiving compliments on how well they look at trot-ups”
Olivia Whitelaw is a young international dressage rider based in Nottinghamshire, trained by Andrew Fletcher. Olivia recently sold her International Dutch riding pony Brouwershaven’s Viceroy as she had come to the FEI age limit for competing ponies, she is currently spending the winter of 2019 training Bentley an up and coming eventer whilst waiting for her new youngster Lordswood Sir Victorious (aka Lordy) to arrived from Germany. Lordy is due to arrive in the UK in May 2020, and Olivia has many plans ahead for the pair of them with the ultimate dream goal of the 2028 LA Olympics, so exciting times are ahead.
Olivia’s 2019 highlights include being nominated to represent Team GB in six International shows, including a Nations Cup team position, and a particular highlight was winning both the Hickstead CDI 2019 Pony FEI Individual and the Kur Music Class, where they ended their International career together on a personal high with an International Personal Best score of 76%
Olivia’s aims for 2020 include developing Lordy through from unbacked to develop his ridden experience and wider experiences not under saddle including ‘In Hand Groundwork’ to prepare him for the 4-year-old Young Dressage Horse Championships. Alongside this and her A Levels Olivia will continue to represent British Dressage as she completes a program for selected elite youth rider development called the Diploma in Sporting Excellence at Hartpury College.
Alicia is a British Event Rider based in Essex. She has worked for a number of professional riders and has now set up her own yard, alongside running her successful business BibEaz.
Alicia has been riding since she was 1-year-old and her highest achievement to date was taking her homebred mare, Pooh round Blenheim CCI4*s 8/9 year olds.
“Dengie Alfa-Beet is great to help keep the weight on my horses during the winter. I also use it to increase energy levels and aid hydration whilst training and competing during the summer months”
Maisie started riding when she was 3-years-old and has wanted to be an event rider since the age of 5. She has been inspired by her Dad, Tim Randle, a former 4* event rider and equine vet, and from visits to Badminton and Burghley Horse Trials where she has been lucky enough to go behind the scenes. Maisie’s ambition is to ride at Badminton and Burghley and to go one better than her Dad and ride for Team GB at the Olympics!
Maisie is currently eventing 2 ponies at BE90 and 100 level – Portmead Ballerina & Trevadlock So Smart, both of which she has produced herself. Her aim is to get them to Novice /Pony Trial level before she outgrows them! She is also an active Pony Club Member and regularly represents her club on teams for dressage, Show-jumping and Eventing.
“Dengie is fundamental for the horses and ponies on our yard. Alfa-A Molasses Free and Meadow Grass with Herbs & Oil provide the controllable energy and stamina they need to go eventing whilst also keeping them in great condition; they look and feel healthy and happy! Hi-Fi Molasses Free is perfect for when they’re not in quite as much work; Dengie is essential, I wouldn’t feed anything else.”