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Sponsored Riders

Senior Sponsored Riders 

IMG 3675Calum Whitworth - Calum was recognised as 'one to watch' earlier this year by Horse & Hound. Calum and partner Ryan run Shannon Equestrian and are hugely successful at spotting talent in young horses and bringing them on to either compete or to sell. Calum trained and qualified his horse Ramazotti to PSG, then selling him. He has been hugely successful at the Young Horse classes and is also a brilliant trainer. 

Katie Bailey - Katie her own yard following a number of years training based at Carl Hester's. She had the ride at the lower levels on Barney (Nip Tuck) prior to his rise to Grand Prix, and has competed at several National Championships - winning several titles! Another one to watch from that quiet corner near Newent!

Kate Dwyer (IRL) is Freedom Saddlery's international Grand Prix dressage sponsored rider. Kate rides and trains at Grand Prix and has represented Ireland.  Recently crowned PSG National Champion and reserve Champion in Intermediate 1!! Go Kate and Fabio!

Freedom Saddlery will also be saddle fitting for eventer Sam Watson (IRL).
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Emma has represented GB YR internationally and has just completed her honours degree in Equine Science at Hartpury College. She has successfully starting campaigning Feo at Grand Prix. Emma and her horses are hot on the trail of some of the senior riders in the GB team. 

EVENT RIDER  Tyler Cassells, is based at Somerford Park and has his own yard there! Tyler was selected as part of the GB CCI** squad and has enjoyed great success with all his rides this year. Tyler is an extremely talented young event rider and is most definitely one to watch for the future - starting the season with a win at Weston !
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Image 7Dubai based International Showjumper Farhang Sadhegi is a regular on the European circuit and his uber talented ride Billy is having incredible success this summer. Billy is ridden in an Equipe ek26 carbon fibre jump saddle.

ImageGrand Prix rider, trainer, artist and judge Dianne Breeze has worked with Freedom Saddlery for many years. Partnering her fabulous horse Hermi she has had a fantastic season in Dubai - gaining top spots in the highly contested classes at Bou Theib, plus winning at the major PSG competition in 2015. Now based BACK in the UK !

Freedom Saddlery also saddle fits for local Cheshire eventers Paul Sims and Hannah Bate, who have recently ridden at Badminton, Burghley and Blenheim very successfully!
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Pony/Junior YR Sponsored Riders

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15 year old Gemma Owen is definitely 'one to watch' for the future. Gemma is going from strength to strength. Having represented Team GB Pony Squad she is a hot prospect for Junior and YR International Squad. You heard it here first!
Nineteen year old local rider Megan Roberts and Dreamgirl are sponsored combinations for this age group. Megan has previously represented GB on the Pony Squad with Welsh pony Machno Countryman. Megan has been selected for the GB Junior Ones to Watch.

Emily Bradshaw - sponsored 18 year old Emily has represented GB and is currently working at Van Olsts in Holland. 
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Charlotte Fry and her horse Z Flemmenco is fitted with an Equipe dressage saddle. Charlotte trains with Carl Hester and is in the GB YR Prime squad. Charlotte recently won all her first GP class in Holland in December, and has many national titles domestically. In 2015 she was selected to compete BOTH horses for GBR at Addington CDI 2014, successfully gaining top rider honours. They were top GB YR combination at the Europeans in 2015! Based in Holland at Anne van Olsts, Charlotte is flying high with her top horses competing at Senior International Level. Go Lottie!! 

Francesca Bradley has no choice but to be sponsored by Freedom Saddlery I guess! Francesca has studied an Equine Science honours degree at Hartpury, and represented GB Young Riders internationally, and also Small Tour senior level being top placed GB rider in Compiegne and Le Mans.
Working for Irish international GP rider Dane Rawlins, Francesca rides in Fairfax bridles and Utopia saddles.
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Pony/ Junior/YR FEI Eventing and Show Jumping 

Emily Watts is no stranger to the dressage scene but is also a successful eventer. Emily is one of the youngest UKCC qualified coaches, has a maturity beyond her years and has coached a number of riders to success. Emily has three very talented horses to compete this year. 
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16 yr old Ollie Williams from North Wales is a new sponsored pony event rider for Freedom Saddlery for 2015. Represented GB FEI Pony Event team at the Europeans at Mill Street Ireland in 2015 - placed top GB rider! Welcome on board Team Freedom Ollie!

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One of my proudest moments as a saddle fitter was helping Para rider Rowan crosby be fitted with a new saddle designed just for her jointly with Utopia Saddlemakers. 
Rowan went on to represent GB at CPEDI at Bishop Burton, and doing better than ever. So very proud of this inspirational young rider!