Day one riders

Here are the riders taking part in this year's sessions on the first day of the National Convention, in association with Harrison Clark Rickerbys.

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Here's a short introduction to each of the talented riders to appear with Katrina Wuest, Philipp Hess and Tom Hunt, on day one at the National Convention. We've released full rider biographies too, so you can sit back and enjoy the day with a little supplementary reading as well:


Rebecca Lock


Starting her dressage career in 2019, after a very successful showing journey, Rebecca a freelance instructor and rider, and Brickell Mr Pickwick will be in our Elementary session at 10am on Saturday.

Session: Elementary

Horse: Brickell Mr Pickwick

Age: 12 years old

Breeding: Tucker X Brickell Georgie, Traditional Gypsy Cob

Owner: Rider

Sophie Taylor

Jerrydale (2)

Sophie, who has ridden at three Pony European Championships and was part of the winning bronze team in Hungary 2017, she presents Jerrydale, bred from Everdale, this exciting team have been together for 3 years.

Session: Prix St Georges

Horse: Jerrydale

Age: 7 years old

Breeding: Everdale x Havidoff

Owner: Sophie, Amelia, and Peter Taylor

Lucinda Elliot

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Lucinda joins us for the first and second day of the National Convention. 

Session: Inter I

Horse: Hawtins Soave

Age: 10 years old

Breeding: Sir Donnerhall x Belissimo M

Owner: Judith Davis 

Craig Messenger

Craig Messenger Rider

After recently winning the Novice Freestyle at the Petplan Equine Summer Championships, Treliver De La Crème will be our first freestyle combination of the weekend.

Session: Novice Freestyle

Horse: Treliver De La Crème 

Age: 8 years old

Breeding: Treliver DeCanter x Moonshine Vision 

Owner: Neil Highams

Elice Willett

Elice And Gerento

The pair have been placed at the regionals at every level so far in their career and were placed 2nd at the Winter Championships in the Advanced Medium Silver Freestyle.

Session: Advanced Medium Freestyle

Horse: Gerento

Age: 9 years old

Breeding: Sorento x Don Primaire

Owner: Rider

Louise Bell

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One of Britain’s most successful showing riders and is now an international grand prix rider, she presents her own In To The Blue for our Grand Prix Freestyle demo.

Session: Grand Prix Freestyle

Horse: Into The Blue

Age: 15 years old

Breeding: Ublesco x Calvaro Z

Owner: Rider, W&T Wood
and J & A Walton

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