Category Archives: Rider Connect

Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Paige Beliveau

   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 Paige Beliveau, an adult amateur from Massachusetts who competes at the T. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Paige I am 24 and from the Northshore area of Massachusetts. This past May I completed graduate school, earning my M.A. in psychology, and since then I’ve been navigating the Eventing world as a newly minted amateur with a 40-hour work week. I currently work as a researcher at a…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Katy Raynor

   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 Katy Raynor, a full-time vet and a new mom who is working her way up the levels with her OTTB. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Katy I am an Equine Veterinarian and I started riding at age six because I loved animals and it never went away! I am currently riding Training level on an OTTB that I trained myself up the levels. My goal is to…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Beth Murphy

   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 Beth Murphy, a professional eventer who is working her way back up the levels with her incredibly talented horse. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Beth I am 46-years-old and am from a small town in Massachusetts called West Boxford where my family has a small farm. I live in a neighboring town, North Andover for half of the year and head to my little farm in Reddick,…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: McKayla Mattison

   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 McKayla Mattison, a junior rider who is working towards competing at NAJYRC. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know McKayla My name is McKayla Mattison I’m 16-years-old and I just started my Junior year of high school. I started riding at the end of 2013, which was when I just started 6th grade. Ever since I was little I’ve always liked horses and would ride them every chance I…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Kailey DeMeyer

   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 Kailey DeMeyer, a professional rider who also works as a Registered Dental Hygenist. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Kailey I am 24-years-old, and I am from southeastern Wisconsin. I am a newly Registered Dental Hygienist, and when I am not riding, I work parttime saving smiles! I started riding when I was five. I received the gift of a riding lesson as a birthday present, and never…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Bianca Iddiols

   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 Bianca Iddiols, a Canadian young rider who competes successfuly in both Eventing and Dreassage. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Bianca I am 19-years-old and have been riding since the age of six. I live in Toronto and have just finished Grade 12. Growing up, I was obsessed with horses but I had no horse person in my family to help me connect to riding. It was purely…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Cassie Sanger

   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 Cassie Sanger, a talented junior rider with ambitions to compete at the upper levels. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Cassie I am 13-years-old, I live in Connecticut and I am a student. I started riding when I was 7-years-old and started Eventing when I was 11. I got into riding because my grandmother suggested I try it and I have never looked back. I currently compete at…

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Rider Connect from Bit of Britain: Lexy Lawryshyn

   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 Lexy Lawryshyn, a Canadian junior rider working towards competing at NAJYRC. If you would like to be featured in Rider Connect, email me.   Get to know Lexy I am a 15-year-old event rider based in Ontario and I have been riding since I was 8-years-old. I have competed up to the CCI1* level and one of my biggest goals is to represent Ontario at the NAJYRC in 2019 or 2020. I board my current horse, “Missy” at…

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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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