Age: 21 yrs
Discipline: Show Jumping
After beginning her equestrian career as an event rider, Emma made the move into showjumping whilst finishing high school and never looked back.
At the beginning of 2017 Emma based herself in Sydney with Alison Rowland at the beautiful Oaks Sport Horses. She competed on the east coast for 6 months with three horses. She then continued her travels solo of horses to study for 6 months in America before finishing of on the show jumping circuit in Florida with Scott Keach. Emma had a fabulous 2018 season on board a number of horses including catch ride Lafayette MVNZ who she took to the Australian Showjumping Young Rider Championships with huge success.
Emma was on the La Noir High Performance Young Rider Squad for 2018 and aims to step her horses up to Horse of the Year classes and Grand Prix level in 2019.
Emma has had lots of success throughout her horse riding years. This includes placing 3rd and receiving her certificate of capability in the Youth Olympic Qualifier, selection onto the state Junior and Young Rider squads over the years for both eventing and show jumping and many placings and wins both in WA and on the east coast.
Recently Emma returned from a successful trip at the Australian Showjumping Championships 2018 where she placed 5th in the Young Rider qualifier and 14th in the Final on board Lafayette MVNZ. She finished her circuit at Adelaide International 3DE placing 2nd and 5th in the very competitive Jumping with the Stars competition.