Category Archives: Rider Connect

Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Fran Latane-Lukehart

   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 Fran Latane-Lukehart. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Fran I am 27 and I’m a trainer, riding instructor and equestrian facility owner. My husband and I own and operate LilliCrest Farm, LLC, in Osseo, Wisconsin. I’ve been riding since I was 7-years-old, mostly because I love horses, and also a little bit because my mom told me the likelihood of being an Orca Whale trainer was unlikely for…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Danielle Vitosh

   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 Vitosh, a Grand Prix dressage rider and eventer. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Danielle I am a 28-year-old professional based in Leland and Plainfield, Illinois. I operate Dressage Elegance by Vitosh, which I started in 2014. I started riding when I was seven at a local hunter and jumper barn. At the time I was a competitive dancer, but some of my friends were taking lessons,…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Sam Colt

   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 Sam Colt, a young rider who is also a barn manager. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Sam I am 20-years-old and I from Hartland, Vermont. I’m the barn manager for Mikki Kuchta and Bridgette Miller at Aiken Bach Farm. I’ve been eventing for seven years, riding horses since I was three. Even though my last name is Colt, I’m not from a riding family but when I…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Caitlin Romeo

   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 Caitlin Romeo, a professional rider who has produced multiple horses to the upper levels. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Caitlin I’m a 31-year-old who rides professionally. I am from Sharon, VT originally; I moved my business to Southern Pines, NC in 2012. I started riding when I was a little kid, my grandfather would buy my as many pony ride tickets at the fair as I wanted….

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Rachel Ziemann

   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 Ziemann, a young rider from New Jersey who is steadily working towards her goal of competing at the four-star level. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Rachel I am 18-years-old and a senior in high school. I am from Bordentown, New Jersey and I started riding when I was six. I started at a small lesson barn, and kept riding as a pure hobby. When I was…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Caty Nolan

   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 Caty Nolan, a junior rider who is successfully working towards accomplishing some big goals. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Caty I am 15-years-old and I live in Unionville, PA and attend Unionville High school. I started with horses around the age of seven, my sister Erin Nolan spent countless hours at a barn across from my house riding horses, so soon enough she brought me along with…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Natalie Wales

   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 Natalie Wales, a professional rider who is currently campaiging four talented ex-racehorses. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Natalie I am 41-years-old from Scotland, but I have lived in Middleburg, VA for the last 17 years. I started riding at age eight at the local riding school. My mother had always wanted to learn to ride but never had the opportunity. She said I could try it, and…

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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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