Katie first went to HOYS at 10 years of age and has competed there every year since winning on hacks, hunters, ladies hunters (side saddle), small hunters, riding horses and coloured horses. Katie was just 17 when she was awarded her hunt button, the same year she won her first race in a point to point. At that time her father was a permit holder and Katie trained all the races horses for the track. They ran horses in point to point and national hunt races including races at Aintree and Cheltenham.
Katie most recently has been extremely honoured to ride and produce horses for HM the Queen and has several young horses. Katie also has the Queens horse Barber Shop to compete in the retraining of racehorses (ROR) class.
Katie won the Supreme Horse at the Royal Show in 2010 and the following year in 2011 Dunbeacon won the Lightweight Hunter Class at HOYS, the Ladies hunter side saddle, Supreme Horse at HOYS and again in 2012 took the Royal Windsor Hunter Championship and Supreme at the Royal International Horse Show.
Katie Feels the Pulse
“I have been using the new Niagara Equissage Pulse system for over a month now and the horses could not live without it now. They feel so much more relaxed and happy with themselves”.