Category Archives: Rider Connect

Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Alexandria Tiffinger

   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 Alexandria Tiffinger, a hard-working University student who is working her way up the Eventing levels with her off the track Standardbred. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Alexandria I am 24-years-old. I’m from Edmonton, AB but currently completing my MSc Physiology in Sherbrooke, QC. My parents bought a horse when I was 1 and I took my first riding lessons at 4-years-old. Currently, I am competing at the…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Grace Wilson

   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 Wilson, a determined junior rider who has a job as a working student and rides various horses. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Grace I am a 14-year-old eventer from Keene, NY. I began riding at our family’s stable when I was five, with most of my instruction coming from my aunt, who used to do jumpers. My first few shows were in the short stirrups classes…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Alexandra Tett

   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 Alex Tett, a young rider from Area VI who is working her way up the levels. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Alex Hello! My name is Alexandra Tett and I am 18-years-old. I am a freshman at the University of Delaware. I am originally from California (Area VI), but I moved to West Grove, Pennsylvania in July of 2016. I started riding when I was four, but…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Ashley Minion

   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 Ashley Minion, an aquatic biologist who is working her way up the levels with a talented OTTB. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Ashley and her story I started riding as soon as I could walk. Following various ponies, I was in need of a horse and my mother’s 4-year-old Thoroughbred gelding was the only suitable mount in the barn. Taylor Made took me through pony club from…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Rylee Gailey

   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 Rylee Gailey, a young rider from Area III who is working her way up the levels. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Rylee I’m 17-years-old and I am currently a student in an online high school to make more time for riding and shows. I started riding when I was 4-years-old from the influence of my parents who casually started riding with Nicki Buckingham when I was about…

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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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