Sophie’s success as a rider & trainer has won her many awards, here are her most notable National & International achievements.
- Passed all three sections of the British Dressage List 1 Judges exam. 2017 is the first year that judging exams have become modular and it means that Sophie is now a List 1 BD Judge (the highest level possible in GB) and allowed to judge all British Dressage classes at all levels, up to and including Grand Prix.
- Upgraded to become a British Dressage List 2 Judge – able to judge all levels of British Eventing classes, all British Dressage Young Horse classes and all British Dressage classes up to and including Prix St Georges level.
- 7th in Intermediare 1 Freestyle at Myerscough Premier League Show
- 4th in PetPlan Intermediare 1 Area Festival
- Winner of both the FEI Grand Prix & FEI Intermediare 2 classes at the Cornish Dressage Festival
- Winning debut at Grand Prix level
- 8th in Grand Prix at Myerscough Premier League show
- 4th in Intermediare 2 at Hartpury Premier League show
- Finalist in Badminton Young International Dressage Horse Championships
- 5th in Prix St Georges at PetPlan Festival Final
- Winner PetPlan Prix St Georges Area Festival (for the second time)
- PetPlan Prix St Georges Area Festival Winner
- Awarded European Union Leonardo Scholarship to train Riding Instructors in Spain.
- GB Team for Student Riding Nations Cup, Italy:
Team & Individual Gold (Dressage & Show Jumping)
- GB Team, World University Equestrian Championships, Switzerland: Winning individual bronze in dressage.
- Finalist in the Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year Awards.
- University of Bath Martin Hedges Award for Outstanding Commitment to Coaching & Furthering Sport for Others.
- British University Sports Association Bursary for Services to University Sport.
- GB Team for Student Riding Nations Cup, USA:
Individual 4th (Dressage & Show Jumping).
- University of Bath Full Blue for Outstanding Performance & Commitment to Riding.
- Young Farmers Club Horse Judge & Stable Management National Champion.
- National Student Show Jumping Champion.
- GB Team for Student Riding Nations Cups;
Switzerland: Individual 5th (Dressage & Show Jumping)
Luxembourg: Individual 10th (Dressage & Show Jumping)
- University of Bath Sports Bursary.
- Individual Dressage Silver Medal at British University Games.
- Member of GB Young Rider Dressage Squad.
- Selected as a Pony Club Visiting Instructor.
- Selected as a Pony Club Advanced Young Instructor.
- National Schools Dressage Champion (Team & Open Individual titles).
- Second National Junior Horse Trials Championships.
1990 – 1991
- British Dressage Group’s Talent Spotting Finalist.
- Young Judge of the Year Finalist at Horse of the Year Show.