Category Archives: 2018 #BofBNextTopRiders

One-stars, horse shopping and personal bests – from Bit Of Britain

  We are excited to bring you updates throughout the year from Bit of Britain’s 2018 Top Riders. Today, the Silver Sponsorship winners, Lauren, Emma and Elizabeth share how their eventful 2018 season is going. One-stars, horse shopping and personal bests – from Bit Of Britain by Lauren, Emma and Elizabeth     2nd place – Silver ($1000 USD to be shared equally among the three winners) Lauren Yeagy, Elizabeth Henry and Emma Sloan: Hopes, dreams, who we are

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10 Things I wish I knew before my Working Student summer – from Bit Of Britain

  We are excited to bring you updates throughout the year from Bit of Britain’s 2018 Top Riders. Today, the Gold Sponsorship winner, Austin Skeens shares some valuable information for anyone considering becoming a Working Student. During the summer, I took on a position working for my trainer, Paul Ebersole, at Champagne Wishes Farm in Bluemont, Virginia. Though the experience and knowledge I gained while I was up there were valuable, I do wish I had some prior knowledge to make some things a little easier on myself. I’ve compiled a list of ten things that I wish I knew before beginning my…

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“Real World” lessons horse sports will teach you – from Bit of Britain

  We are excited to bring you updates throughout the year from Bit of Britain’s 2018 Top Riders. Today, the Bronze Sponsorship winner, Magdalena Valenti shares some invaluable lessons that equestrian sports have taught her. “Real World” lessons from this sport by Magdalena Valenti This sport is not for the weak, and eventers are most certainly a tough, hard working group of people, but there are so many little lessons that we learn through our experiences and may not often think about. Between the hours spent riding, are countless more hours spent otherwise in the horse world, it is easy to forget that…

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Just three eventers – from Bit of Britain

  We are excited to bring you updates throughout the year from Bit of Britain’s 2018 Top Riders. Today, the Silver Sponsorship winners, Lauren, Emma and Elizabeth share how their eventful 2018 season is going. Just three eventers by Lauren, Emma and Elizabeth     2nd place – Silver ($1000 USD to be shared equally among the three winners) Lauren Yeagy, Elizabeth Henry and Emma Sloan: Hopes, dreams, who we are

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Lessons from the Rocmaster (and Friends) School of Confidence and Charism: The sequel – from Bit Of Britain

  We are excited to bring you updates throughout the year from Bit of Britain’s 2018 Top Riders. Today, the Gold Sponsorship winner, Austin Skeens shares the benefits of Eventing locally. Horse shows don’t always go the way we plan. That’s a given. We fall; we forget courses; we forget important equipment; but most importantly, sometimes we forget to laugh about it. So if you’ve recently had a show experience you’d probably rather forget, hopefully laughing at some of my misfortune can help you feel a little bit better about yours. Because at the end of the day, we all make mistakes; it’s…

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Finding a balance in College – from Bit of Britain

  We are excited to bring you updates throughout the year from Bit of Britain’s 2018 Top Riders. Today, the Bronze Sponsorship winner, Magdalena Valenti shares some valuable advice on juggling horses and school. Finding a balance in college by Magdalena Valenti A year ago, I had little desire to go to college, and a plan to take a gap year before starting the following fall. Last minute, and after lots of deliberation, I decided to start my freshman year on time at the University of Georgia. As I sit writing this in my dorm, the last week of my freshman year, I…

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The benefits of Eventing local – from Bit of Britain

  We are excited to bring you updates throughout the year from Bit of Britain’s 2018 Top Riders. Today, the Gold Sponsorship winner, Austin Skeens shares the benefits of Eventing locally. The benefits of Eventing local by Austin Skeens The upper levels in Eventing boast some dazzling dressage, daunting and powerful cross country, and precise battles of milliseconds and millimeters in the show jumping ring. If you are anything like me, you went to watch the Kentucky CCI4* one year, and instantly fell in love. Lots of kids across the country and the world watch these events on TV or in person and…

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The 2018 Bit of Britain’s Next Top Riders are…

  Wow, what a fun campaign! We are so impressed with the young riders that are coming up the ranks with athletic ability, social media savvy, and the understanding of a sponsorship relationship. The riders who participated in this campaign are all very talented and entrepreneurial riders with bright futures. Eventing Connect wants to thank you for participating and supporting Bit of Britain’s Next Top Rider sponsorship. This has been an amazing social media campaign and voting spree with nearly 90,000 votes cast. After reviewing public support, individual social media activity and followers, Bit of Britain is pleased to announce…

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Cast your vote for Bit of Britain’s Next Top Rider

  Voting is now closed. Check back on January 5th when we announce Bit of Britain’s 2018 Next Top Rider     It’s time to cast your vote for the Bit of Britain’s Next Top Rider. After following along with their blogs and vlogs, which rider do you feel would be the best sponsorship partner for Bit Of Britain? To vote, scroll down to the pictures and pick your favourite riders with our star rating. Remember, Bit of Britain will be choosing three partners for sponsorship. So be sure to vote for at least three sponsorship contenders. Your support and…

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Let’s make Eventing fun again – Bit of Britain’s Next Top Rider finalist Tosca Holmes-Smith

  After an overwhelming response with over 100 entries, Bit Of Britain has narrowed down the finalists for the Next Top Rider sponsorships. 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…

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