My first side saddle photo

This is me competing Sue Thorne's show hunter pony, Longclose Guilthwaite (aka Piggin) in 1996 national side saddle championship at The Three Counties showground, Malvern. He gave me my first side saddle successes. He is 26 years old in this photo!

Our grooming awards

This is me and Freddie (Jennifer Martin's horse) at Gransden show (Sept 2019) me presenting him with his championship trophy. I was chief groom.


This is Ginja (aka Ginny) who I mention about my future project. She is my current horse (Lusitano) Portuguese breed.

My first season competing - I was 12 years old

This is a photo of me on my first pony competing at Ibstock show, Leicestershire in our first season competing. I was 12 years old.

Freddie and me

This is me with Freddie (Jennifer Martin's horse) at the National Side Saddle championships, Addington Equestrian Centre, Bucks at the beginning of Aug 2019. I was chief groom for them for 3 days.

Side saddle turnout

An example of my grooming skills. This is Jennifer Martin winning at the National Side Saddle championships, Addington Manor Equestrian Centre, Bucks (beginning of August 2019). She won numerous classes over 3 days.