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Sponsored Rider Bernard Denton

A full time farrier and equestrian based in the Manawatu, Bernard rides at the top level of show jumping. Bernard's Grand Prix showjumper HorseSports Sequel is a 16.2 hh chestnut mare By Linberg Des Hayettes, purchased from Butch and Lou Thomas in 2014.

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Sponsored Rider Abby Long

We are delighted to welcome Abby Long to our team of Balanced Saddle Fitting sponsored riders. Abby is a 4* eventing rider who had a fantastic 2020-2021 season with many great achievements with her team of seven competition horses. She has exciting plans for new season, and we cant wait to see what she achieves.

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Sponsored Rider Sarah Teggert

Originally from the North of England, Sarah started riding at 7 years old and went on to work in racing for 20 years as a track rider. As you may guess, Sarah was a jumps jockey. She looks up to Beezie Madden as a rider, and names Kiwi Relic and Benrose Rockstar as her best show jumpers to date.

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Proud to support successful eventer & dressage rider, Angela Lloyd

  Competing with two main horses, Angela rides dressage Level 8 on Ruanuku R (Ru) and also has a lovely eventer Lyrical (Lilly). A full time equestrian, Angela combines competition with her work as a national coach. Angela has competed at 4* previously on many horses - including the famous Gandalf, who was sold to Mark Todd to take to the Olympics, and Song, Lyrical’s half sister.  Angela rides Ru in an Albion Revelation dressage saddle. Lilly is in a Albion Platinum SLK for her dressage and an Albion Revelation for jumping. A great admirer of Ingrid Klimke, Angela began riding at eight and competing at twelve. Since then she has racked up numerous placings and wins, including one day...

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Sponsored Rider Caitlin Benzie

We're delighted to support Caitlin in her dressage career, she is an absolute pleasure to work with. Caitlin has proved herself able to compete with the countries top professional riders and at that time was the youngest rider to ride Grand Prix in New Zealand. She is now riding youngster GC Lucius (Lorenzo, photograph above by Debbie Stevens Photography). "Miriam and Chris have also been long term supporters of my riding, since 2015. Chris is definitely the only person I would trust with fitting saddles to my horses, I'm very grateful for his and Miriam's support! In 2013 I began riding in Albion Saddles, starting out in a Platinum SLK with Le Connoisseur and then moving to a Revelation (my favourite saddle of...

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