Ascot Buildings' Young Rider Programme 2016-2017

Ascot Buildings and Mary King are commited to supporting Young Riders at grass roots level. For 2016-2017 we are running a Young Rider Programme

  • A total of £1000 paid on a quarterly basis
  • A day and a lesson with Mary King at her yard in Devon
  • Branded numnahs and lorry decals 

Our rider is Alex Holman (pictured above) and he is being sponsored until August 2017. Alex Holman is a 19 year old aspiring event rider. Aiming to move from BE90 to international 1* level in one season. Connect with Alex on Facebook

 


Alex March Blog

Alex March Blog

What a busy month it has been, so much so that I barely registered the end of the month at all! It’s great to be busy, but choosing this life leaves so little time for anything else. Read more


Alex Holman – December/January Blog

Alex Holman – December/January Blog

After a pretty quiet December including the Christmas/New Year period everything is starting to get back into full swing again! Read more


Alex Holman – November Blog

Alex Holman – November Blog

Well, another month has been and gone and despite having finished my event season 2 and a half months ago, winter is still looming ahead, with over 3 months to go until the 2017 event season starts! Read more


Alex Holman - October Blog

Alex Holman - October Blog

October has been a very much quieter month for me, as I’ve now finished my eventing season for 2016, and my main horse, Alfie has had his well-deserved holiday. Read more


Alex's first blog! September 2016

Alex's first blog! September 2016

Hi, I’m Alex, Ascot Buildings’ new sponsored young rider for 2016-2017! I’m very excited to be working with them and so grateful for their generous support at this stage in my riding career. Read more


Georgie's August Blog - a lesson with Mary King!

Georgie's August Blog - a lesson with Mary King!

Earlier this month, Sonic and I were given the opportunity to have a lesson with Mary King! We had a two hour lesson working on our flatwork and jumping. Read more


Georgie's July Blog

Georgie's July Blog

At the beginning of July, Mum and I travelled to Wales for the Bronze and silver league semi final qualifying show with both Sonic and Rocksea.   Read more


Georgie's June Blog 2016

Georgie's June Blog 2016

Sonic and I actually jumped 1m35 in HOYs Qualifier! We're so pleased! Read more


Georgie's May Blog 2016

Georgie's May Blog 2016

A triple clear at Quainton Stud for Rocksea! Read more


Georgie's April Blog 2016

Georgie's April Blog 2016

Bluechip Championships, Roxy in Discovery and first place in the Scope Qualifier... Read more


Georgie's March Blog 2016

Georgie's March Blog 2016

Rocksea, Sonic, Inka and I have had a busy March... Read more


Georgie's February Blog 2016

Georgie's February Blog 2016

This month mum and I, travelled for Le Mans (France) for my first international show. We only took one horse which was sonic and he jumped amazingly. Read more


Georgie's January Blog 2016

Georgie's January Blog 2016

Both horses and I ended the 2015 on a massive high. Inka came 3rd in the 1:10 star Bluechip qualifier and then Sonic went on to win foxhunter class. It was a great way to end an amazing year and now both my horses have qualified for the Bluechip winter championships which was a great goal to achieve. Read more


Georgie's December Blog

Georgie's December Blog

December has been a busy month for qualifiers and shows... Read more


Georgie's November Blog 2015

Georgie's November Blog 2015

We have been to a couple shows which have consisted of Bluechip winter national championship qualifiers. The first qualifier took place at West wilts where Sonic came 10th in the foxhunter qualifier which meant we were 2 out of qualifying. Read more


Georgie Heeney introduction

Georgie Heeney introduction

Georgie competes two horses and lives in Hampshire. Read more