Based in Gloucestershire, Michelle has been riding horses all of her life and horses have always been her greatest passion. Michelle works full time and as her hobby, Michelle loves to train and compete her horse, Cracker.
Cracker is a 16.1hh 9 year old Connemara x Irish Draught. Michelle bought him as a 4 yr old from a field. He had come over from Ireland a few months beforehand and he had only hunted in Ireland. Since owning him, Michelle has achieved lots with him; working hunter showing classes, show jumping up to 90cm, dressage and cross-country. Cracker is a talented all-rounder who enjoys everything he does but has really turned his head to dressage.
Both Michelle and Cracker are currently working at Medium dressage at home and have just started competing at Elementary. Over the last few years they have competed at South West Championships in both jumping and dressage and placed highly in both, also competing at Great Britain Championships showjumping and 2 years dressage at Prelim and Novice.
During 2018, Michelle and Cracker have qualified for the League Dressage Finals (Novice) held on 24th-25th March, Trailblazers second rounds in Novice and Elementary in April and South West Championships in Novice and Elementary in May. Michelle and Cracker aim to qualify for the Great Britain Dressage Championships again in Novice and Elementary held in October.
Michelle and Cracker will also be having fun competing unaffiliated show jumping.
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