Gemma Tattersall

Gemma Tattersall and Quicklook V at Aachen 2015

Gemma Tattersall and Quicklook V at Aachen 2015

Gemma Tattersall is a professional event rider with a strong team of top class event horses.

She has been selected for the British squad at the European Championships 2017 in Strzegom with Quicklook V, with whom she also represented Britain at the Rio Olympics, helping the team to finish in fourth place.

Gemma has been in outstanding form this season, including becoming the first female rider to win a leg of the Event Rider Masters at Chatsworth, and following this up with another CIC3* win in the British Open at Gatcombe. She holds a significant lead at the top of the Event Rider Masters series leader board.

Gemma has plenty of championship experience behind her, having been part of the junior, young rider and senior European Championship squads. She won two team gold medals at young rider level in 2005 and 2006.

Gemma Tattersall represented Great Britain at senior level at the 2015 Longines FEI European eventing Championships at Blair Castle. She finished ninth riding Arctic Soul.

In 2014, Gemma and Arctic Soul were reserves for Great Britain at the World Equestrian Games, but as they weren’t called upon, they went on to finish the year with a fifth place at Burghley Horse Trials.

Gemma Tattersall is based in West Sussex, from where she runs her event yard, which is full of promising young event horses, including many sired by the 2015 Badminton winner, Chilli Morning.