Meet HorseSports sponsored rider Angela Lloyd

Angela and Lyrical before winning the Fibrefresh CCI 1* at Taupo this winter. Photo by Libby Law.

Angela and Lyrical before winning the Fibrefresh CCI 1* at Taupo this winter. Photo by Libby Law.

HorseSports are proud to support successful eventing and dressage rider Angela Lloyd.

Competing with two main horses this season, Angela is eventing on Lyrical (Lilly), and riding dressage on Ruanuku R (Ru). She is also working with her second dressage horse, Leandro, and bringing on Ru’s son, Raucous, with ‘a bit of everything’!

A full time equestrian, Angela combines competition with her work as a national coach and running Springbush Equestrian with her partner Tich Massey, who is an international cross country course designer and builder.

Angela is eventing 1* at present but has competed at 3* previously on many horses – including the famous Gandalf, who was sold to Mark Todd to take to the Olympics, and Song, Lyrical’s half sister. In dressage, Angela is currently competing Prix St George at level 7, and clocked up a second at HOY in the GJ Gardner Dressage Kur. Future goals include taking Lily to 3*, with this journey well on the way after a recent win at the Taupo Fibrefresh 3 Day Event. With Ru, Angela would like to compete Grand Prix.

Angela rides Ru in an Albion Revelation dressage saddle from HorseSports, and sports her pikeur tails in the arena.

A great admirer of Ingrid Klimke, Angela began riding at eight and competing at twelve. Since then she has racked up numerous placings and wins, including one day champs in 1* 2* and 3* eventing. Her favourite place to compete is of course Springbush Equestrian!

Angela Lloyd rides Ruanuku R. Photo by Libby Law Photography

Angela Lloyd rides Ruanuku R. Photo by Libby Law Photography

 

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