Ruth Hole

Ruth is an international dressage rider who has been riding for as long as she can remember. Her competitive career took off in 2010 when she became the youngest rider to be selected for GB National Pony Training, aged just 11 years.

Ruth has represented Great Britain more than 15 times at Pony, Junior and Young Rider level, and has achieved many top 10 placings and Nations Cup medals. She won her first ever Prix St George at the age of 14 and competed in her first Grand Prix at the age of 15

In 2013 Ruth was selected as reserve for the bronze-medal-winning Pony European Championship team, and in 2015 she was reserve for both the Pony and Junior teams at the European Championships. Ruth is long listed for the Young Rider European Championships 2016 with her 17.2hh black gelding, Winnetou GEP, but also has fun eventing in her spare time!

Photo: ┬ęKevin Sparrow