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Young Professionals Programme

The 12-month Young Professionals programme, which launched in 2017, aims to help young riders build a wider skill-set to support their personal and career development, enabling them to thrive and earn a living in the equestrian industry.

Delivered in collaboration with British Dressage, British Eventing and British Showjumping, the British Equestrian Young Professionals Programme features a series of interactive workshops, with the athletes benefiting from the expertise of specialist speakers on a broad range of topics.

The workshops cover topics including...

  • insurance and finances
  • communication skills
  • conflict management
  • building your personal brand
  • employment law
  • transport legislation

The athletes selected onto the 2019-20 Programme are as follows: 

Dressage Eventing Showjumping
Natasha Adkinson Alice Hallows Taisie de Gruchy
Charlotte Elliott Emily Grace Olivia Howe
Freya Elliott Alexandra van Randwyck Saskia Strickland
Jessica Parsons Richard Norfolk Freya Hough
Rowan Bryson Safia Woodward Erin Cullimore
  Alicia Wilkinson Eleanor Stevenson
  Helen Bates Charlotte Horne
    Kate Lewis


Find out what the graduates of the 2018–19 Young Professionals programme learned by taking part...


If you have any questions about the programme or application process please contact Georgie Wheeler – / 02476 698904.