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.”
Alex has huge ambitions, he was reserve for the European Championships in 2017 and 2019, long listed for the World Equestrian Games and is still hungry for a full senior appearance in the future. With several top 5 placings at 5*, and many podium finishes at 4*, Alex is one of the most competitive riders on the circuit.
“Dengie Alfa-A Oil is an essential element of all our horses’ diets. The combination of pure alfalfa and oil provides the ultimate blend of slow-release energy and helps them maintain condition. We know a healthy, happy horse can give 100% in both training and competition and they have never looked or felt better.”
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”
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”
George started his eventing career with the Grafton Pony Club, representing the branch at the Championships. He was then selected for the Central England eventing team at Weston Park. As his results continued, George was invited to train with the junior eventing squad and was shortlisted for the Junior Europeans in 2004.
Jess is a freelance Equine Vet having graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2016. Jess is also a keen and successful event rider and currently competes regularly with her team of horses up to CCI3*.
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.”
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.”
Anna is an advanced dressage rider competing at small tour. Anna provides training and competition livery and has a small number of owners who’s horses she is competing. Anna also provides both able bodied and para coaching, training Sophie Christiansen CBE, and riding her horses to keep them fit, happy and healthy.
“Dengie Performance Fibre is the perfect blend of alfalfa with tasty grass. Adonis B is the ultimate fusspot, but he now asks for his dinner instead of turning his nose up. I’ve been able to remove the high starch feeds from his diet and feeding a fibre-based ration has helped keep him more focused whilst training and competing.”
Sammy has represented Great Britain on over 100 occasions during her showjumping career. Having won two European team golds and one individual silver medal on ponies, Sammy continued her success as a young rider. After being made redundant from her equestrian office role after Covid-19, Sammy has now set up her own business helping like-minded equestrians achieve their goals.
“Dengie provides my horses with the energy and stamina they require for training and competing. Feeding them alfalfa, the best fibre in my opinion, puts my mind at rest; I know I’m supporting their gastric health and that they’re healthy, happy and ready to perform.”
Emma is a Pro Horse Trainer, specializing in working horses at Liberty. Emma’s love of adventure and wild places has taken her and her herd of horses all over the UK and Europe. It is her aim to share with you the fun in a dream come true.
“Dengie is perfect for my all my team, from the Shetland stallions through to the Connies. Whenever we go on our adventures, I know that their Dengie diet will keep their hooves and digestive systems healthy and them happy.”
Hannah Russell is one of the UK’s leading young entrepreneurs, being awarded for her business skills on more than one occasion. At 17 years old her first children’s book was published about her miniature Shetland pony Little Alf, after the first book was published Hannah realized her love for writing stories and has since gone on to publish many more.
“Dengie Healthy Hooves Molasses Free is perfect for Little Alf! It helps me keep a watch on his waistline, whilst the vitamins and minerals keep his hooves in perfect condition. Which is very important when he has to look good for his adoring public.”