Saturday Video from SmartPak: Kick-start the Season with Ellie Fredericks

I won’t lie to you — a lot of the time, watching the sprogs of five-star riders completely and utterly bypass me as a rider makes me feel ancient, haggard, and wholly uncoordinated. But these days, I’ve learned to embrace my lot in life as the wise old Grandmother Willow of the sport, if trees could chainsmoke and binge-drink and dance on tables at Boekelo.

Anyhow, our Friday video today comes to you from one of those superstar offspring, and British eventer Ellie Fredericks comes from top stock on both her sire and dam sides. She’s the daughter of Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks, and over the past few years, has been hard at work proving that she’s got what it takes to go all the way herself. Get to know her with her latest vlog, which takes us on a whistlestop tour of Thoresby International. They grow up so fast.

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