Category Archives: Rider Connect

Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Alex Martini

   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 Martini, a professional rider from North Carolina. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Alex I’m 27 and ride professionally. I am from Barrington, Illinois originally but have lived in Southern Pines, NC for a number of years now. I started riding at age five because my family all rode and have stuck with it all these years! I have produced multiple horses up through the CCI2* level…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Sierra Gibson

   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 Sierra Gibson, a junior rider from San Diego who is working towards competing at Young Riders. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Sierra I am 17-years-old and I am graduating high school in less than a month! I have lived in San Diego my whole life and ridden at many barns in and just outside of San Diego County. I have loved horses my whole life, but was…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Amy Howes Warren

   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 Amy Howes Warren a Physical Therapist who is working her way up the levels with her two Thoroughbreds. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Amy I am an adult amateur rider and work as a physical therapist. My husband Don and I enjoy Eventing and fox hunting together. We own a farm in Hillsborough, NC, work non-horse jobs and manage our farm predominately by ourselves. My father introduced…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Elaina Amy

   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 Elaina Amy, she has recently started Eventing and is working her way up the levels with her talented horse. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Elaina I am 18 years old and I live in Goldsboro North Carolina, I started riding when I was 4-years-old. My mom grew up riding horses, although she didn’t show. She wanted me to get into it, she didn’t expect it to become…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Emilie Mudd

   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 Emilie Mudd, a young rider who is working her way up the levels with her promising horse. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Emilie My name is Emilie Mudd. I am 19 years old and have ridden since the age of five. I am currently taking a gap year before going to University of Kentucky in the fall to study Digital Media and Design with a Business Minor….

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Ella Rae Jones

   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 Ella Rae Jones, a junior rider from West Virginia who is working her way up the levels and focusing on her school work. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Ella Rae I am 14-years-old and I live in Martinsburg, WV and I am a freshman in high school. Following in my father’s footsteps, I’ve been riding literally since I could walk. With my father and trainers help, I’ve…

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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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