Chloe Winchester – International ShowJumper
Height: 5 ft6
Weight: 8 stone 6
I started riding at the age of two and grew up through the Pony Club. As part of my Mother’s business I produced many young Irish ponies from unbroken up to British Eventing Pony Trials and Newcomers finals at Horse of the Year Show.
After finishing A levels in the summer of 2012, I have continued to produce horses for both Show Jumping and Eventing and always have one or two lovely young horses for sale.
Selection onto the National lottery and Sport England funded World Class Development Programme.
Selection onto her first Senior Nation’s Cup team at Odense in Denmark where the team were second.
Runner-up at the Royal Highland Show Grand Prix in June
Winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Hickstead in July (watch Chloe in action here: Queen Elizabeth II Cup)
A stunning team and personal performance at the Young Rider European Championships in Austria in August where the GBR team finished 4th and Chloe finished 4th individually only 0.4 penalty points from the bronze medal.
Winning the under 23’s Championship at Olympia in December – which makes Chloe the current holder of the both the National YR Championship of Great Britain and the under 23’s Championship.
Two Young Rider Nation’s Cup appearances and a valuable member of the Young Rider’s European Team.
Nationally, Chloe had numerous Grand Pix wins, picked up an impressive fourth place in the Ultimate Grand Prix at Arena UK and in a fabulous show of professionalism beyond her years won the Young Rider Championship of GB at Horse of the Year Show (HOYS).
Chloe stood top of the Area/International Trials League, and enjoyed being part of the 2014 BEF Excel Talent Programme as well as being selected for the 2014-2016 UK Sport National Lottery funded World Class Development Programme.
An incredible year of success, both nationally and internationally. Internationally with two Young Rider Nations Cup appearance; in Germany and Bonnheiden in Belgium finishing with Team Silver Medal.
Nationally, I picked up the Halsall Electrical final at the Blue Chip Championships, won my first outdoor Grand Prix and enjoyed top three placings in the Stairway series.
I was selected for the Show Jumping Excel Talent Squad, this identifies possible Senior Nations Cup members and European team prospects.
The year ended well with qualifying for Horse of the Year show, with my top horses in the Young Riders Championship where I finished 8th and the Talent Seekers Final on my second horse.
I finished my season in the British under 23’s Championship at Olympia picking up 11th.