Richard Jones

Richard Jones

Discipline: Eventing

Based In: Rutland

Richard events successfully up to 5* level, and is an accredited UKCC level 2 Coach, operating from his base in Leicestershire. Richard started riding at the age of eight years old, competing in show jumping and eventing for the Pony Club both Burghley and the Cottesmore.

  • Highland Ford was Richard’s best horse to date, achieving numerous top 10 placings in 1,2,3 and 4* throughout his career with Richard, including 5th at Blenheim in the CCI4*-L in 2013 and 9th at Pau 5* in 2012
  • 2017 was a turbulent year for Richard after a freak accident in the lorry park at Bramham Horse Trials in June meant that he lost a finger after trapping his wedding ring during a fall in the lorry. 11 weeks after he competed at Burghley, however the loss of his finger affected Richard’s riding at hugely, despite this he managed a very credible 22nd place, with which he was delighted considering the build-up they had
  • Richard’s current five star ride Alfie’s Clover is a regular at Badminton and Burghley, most recently finishing sixth at the Chedington Bicton Five Star in 2021

Richard's latest results can be found here

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