Local young dressage rider Izzy Maughan has been selected for the British Dressage Youth National Academy 2022.
Izzy was selected after undertaking BD's Foundation Academy programme in 2021 and is now one of only 12 youth riders nationally going forward to the National Academy, which is funded by Sport England.
As part of this she will receive training in a wide range of areas including test riding and performance-focussed practical and theory sessions with top industry professionals.
Hankelow based Izzy has ridden all her life, and has been a member of Nantwich Riding Club since she was 6 years old. In 2021 she became a BD UKCC Level 2 coach and competes on Jo Ellis-Jones's Belgium warmblood Santino Royale as well as being available for competing and schooling many other client's horses.
You can read more about the National Academy here