Collective Equestrian’s Kathryn Gallagher has celebrated a successful start to her partnership with new ride ‘Lexi’.
Kathryn, who is based at Collective Equestrian in Chew Magna as a working pupil, is a seasoned para team rider who has ridden at European Championship level for Ireland. Whilst her own young horse is moving up the scales of training at Collective, she has leased second ride, Don Dellero or ‘Lexi’, from Elizabeth Allen.
16hh Lexi who is by Dimaggio, and Kathryn, recently placed 1st with 65.95% at Solihull RC on 14th July. At Bishop Burton CPEDI 3* (24th-28th July) the pair finished 2nd with 64.75% in the Grade V team test, 2nd with 65.95% in the Grade V championship test and on the last day were 3rd in the competitive Freestyle with 66%.
Speaking about the new ride Kathryn said, “I am of course delighted with the new partnership and am extremely grateful to Elizabeth and everyone else here at Collective for being so supportive. Like all new partnerships we have lots to work on and improve but I am very excited about my future with him!”