It has been narrowed down to 11 finalists.
- Austin Skeens, VA
- Ally McGlynn, CA
- Lauren Yeagy, Elizabeth Henry and Emma Sloan, IN
- Mia Braundel, NC
- Jane Cook, TX
- Hannah Herrig, FL
- Alexandra Tett, PA
- Grace Gaynor, MD
- Carter McInnis, SC
- Magdalena Valenti, TN
- Tosca Holmes-Smith, BC
Tune into www.eventingconnect.today as these 11 finalists continue to strut their sponsorship worthiness with blogs and vlogs over the next few weeks. We encourage you to provide feedback and share your favourite blogs and vlogs on social media as these young riders vie to be Bit of Britain’s Next Top Rider! Voting for the Bit of Britain’s Next Top Rider begins on December 1st.
Be sure to use the hashtag #BofBNextTopRider
The ups and downs of riding
by Grace Gaynor
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2018 Bit of Britain’s Next Top Rider quest is on
The finalists have been chosen. In case you missed it, here is what will happen next:
Part 2 – We will get to learn more about each of these interesting young riders
Tune in over the month of November to find out about the unique stories behind these young riders. Riders will be submitting Blogs or Vlogs to share their stories. This is an amazing group of up and comers with goals and dreams. Look forward to hearing about Eventing from all over North America. Be ready for stories that are going to make you laugh, cry and cheer.
Part 3 – Public voting
On Dec 1, 2017, public voting on the Blogs and Vlogs will begin on Eventing Connect for the finalists. The public voting will end on Dec 12, 2017. The public voting will account for 50% of Bit of Britain’s sponsorship decision. Other considerations will include their social media following and social media interaction from Oct 19, 2017 to Dec 12, 2017.
Part 4 – Sponsorship Announcement
On Jan 1, 2018, the sponsorships will be announced on Eventing Connect. Three riders will receive sponsorships for three different values that will include a variety of products from which the riders can choose:
- 1st place – Gold ($1500 USD),
- 2nd place – Silver ($1000 USD)
- 3rd place – Bronze ($500 USD)