Category Archives: Rider Connect

Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Rachel Rogers

   Rider Connect sponsor: Bit of Britain has been a trusted source for quality horse tack and equestrian clothing since 1987. Today’s featured rider is Rachel Rogers, a nurse who also competes three horses and runs a small barn. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Rachel I am a 33-year-old professional equestrian, when I’m not chasing my tiny human or training, I am also a Registered Nurse. I hail from Louisiana and made my way to Massachusetts seven years ago. I have loved horses as long as I can remember. My first horse…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Danielle Bolte

   Rider Connect sponsor: Bit of Britain has been a trusted source for quality horse tack and equestrian clothing since 1987. Today’s featured rider is Danielle Bolte, a competitive one-star level rider who is working her way up the levels. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Danielle Let’s see, I am 28 this year. I work for the Columbia County Planning Department, where we deal with zoning and land use in the County. I started riding when I was 10 at a local hunter/jumper barn; my mom loves to tell the story of…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Grace Gaynor

   Rider Connect sponsor: Bit of Britain has been a trusted source for quality horse tack and equestrian clothing since 1987. Today’s featured rider is Grace Gaynor, a determined junior rider who is working her way up the levels with a veteran four-star horse. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Grace I am from Derwood, Maryland and I am 17-years-old. I am currently competing at Training Level in Area 2. Riding has been in my family for years, as my mom, cousins, aunts and grandma have all ridden in various sports. I have…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Carter McInnis

   Rider Connect sponsor: Bit of Britain has been a trusted source for quality horse tack and equestrian clothing since 1987. Today’s featured rider is Carter McInnis, a talented junior rider who is working towards competing at NAJYRCs next year. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Carter I am 16-years-old and a rising junior at Walhalla High School. I am from Seneca, SC. My dad competed at the highest level in the hunter/jumper ring during his teen years and travelled all over the East coast, so I guess riding was in my blood….

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Calli Lipping

   Rider Connect sponsor: Bit of Britain has been a trusted source for quality horse tack and equestrian clothing since 1987. Today’s featured rider is Calli Lipping, a dedicated junior rider who’s Eventing passion was ignited by watching the 2012 London Olympics in person. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Calli I am a 15 year-old from Bethesda, Maryland, currently competing at the Training level throughout Area II. No one else in my direct family rides or has any connection to horses so when I showed an interest in it when I was…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Cassandra Chambers

   Rider Connect sponsor: Bit of Britain has been a trusted source for quality horse tack and equestrian clothing since 1987. Today’s featured rider is Cassandra Chambers, a hard working rider from Ontario who is working towards upgrading to the Intermediate level. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Cassandra I am 22-years-old from Midland, Ontario. I started riding when I was eight and taking lessons here and there. When I was nine my parents bought me a horse for my birthday (I still have him) and I’ve been riding almost every day since….

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Jacquie Kelton

   Rider Connect sponsor: Bit of Britain has been a trusted source for quality horse tack and equestrian clothing since 1987. Today’s featured rider is Jacquie Kelton, a University student with two horses who is working towards competing at the one-star level. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me. Get to know Jacquie I am 22 and heading into my last year of environmental engineering at the University of Waterloo. I live just outside Elora, Ontario. I keep my horses at home in the summer and at my coach’s barn (Glenarden Farms) in the winter. I have been…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Kareylee White

   Rider Connect sponsor: Bit of Britain has been a trusted source for quality horse tack and equestrian clothing since 1987. Today’s featured rider is Kareylee White, a professional riding instructor and mother of three who has recently began Eventing. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Kareylee I am a happily married, 48-year-old mother of three boys. I am a Riding Instructor (Equine Canada Coach 1 and Centered Riding Level 1), horse trainer, house cleaner, farm sitter… Seriously, I have horses and kids so basically I am a Jack-of-all-trades, master of none. I…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Julie Pifer

   Rider Connect sponsor: Bit of Britain has been a trusted source for quality horse tack and equestrian clothing since 1987. Today’s featured rider is Julie Pifer, a hardworking nurse who is working her way up the levels with a talented young mare. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Julie I am 24-years-old and work as a Registered Nurse. I am from Pedricktown, NJ and I began riding from the time I was a baby in the saddle with my mom. I got my own pony at the age of four. I think…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Stephanie Hancock

   Rider Connect sponsor: Bit of Britain has been a trusted source for quality horse tack and equestrian clothing since 1987. Today’s featured rider is Stephanie Hancock, a determined rider who does not let a serious medical condition stop her from achieving her riding goals. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Stephanie I am 28-years-old, from Freeport, Maine. I started casually taking lessons when I was around six, and as soon as I was able to convince my parents, I was riding regularly. I was born with a serious stomach disease, gastroparesis, and…

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