Samantha is Diane’s eldest daughter. Having had a hugely successful Young Rider career, she has spent the last few years rebuilding her string of horses following the retirement of her top horse, Spring Pascal in 2017. She now has several lovely young horses coming through the ranks, thanks to her calm and sensitive approach. She also enjoys teaching and has a large client base.
She has been riding at Turville her whole life and grew up riding the Lusitano horses, learning all of the advanced movements from a young age. At 13 she got Spring Pascal, a just broken 5 year old, from Wales and started training him with the help of Diane. Ten years later she has taken Pascal to two Junior European Championships and competed at International Grand Prix on him, she is the youngest person to ever reach the BD National Championships at this level. She spent a year working for and riding with Carl Hester where she was given the ride of Carl Hester and Aram Gregory’s horse, Douglas IV, who she took to the Young Rider European Championships.

Samantha and Pascal in Roosendaal May 2017

Samantha and Pascal

Samantha is available for lessons, either at Turville Valley Stud or she is able to travel the surrounding area.
To contact Samantha directly please email her
at: or see her website 
Samantha is very grateful to the following people who have been so generous in
helping her on her international pathway:
Sue Carson Saddles for her brilliant saddles –
Sara Chittleburgh for her sports massage and manual therapy work with all of the horses -
Uvex for their great hats -