Hartpury College

Elite Squad

There are a maximum of 9 places available in the Elite Squad and each member will receive the following support:

  • Weekly 1.1 training sessions with Academy Director, Lizzel Winter
  • Regular show jump coaching with Academy Show Jumping Coach Corinne Bracken and dressage coaching sessions with Carl Hester (depending on discipline)
  • Assistance with planning competition schedule
  • Support from the Hartpury Sports Academy Team with includes physiotherapy, strength and conditioning sessions and nutritional advice
  • Group and 1:1 sports psychology sessions

Applications to join the Elite Squad are invited from event riders who have competed successfully and won points at CCI**/CIC** and above, dressage riders who have won points at medium level, Para dressage riders who have competed internationally and show jumpers who have won money at 1.30m and above. You can apply by clicking here.


If you feel that you would be well suited to the Elite Squad, you can apply by downloading an application form from here on January 1st 2017. There is also the opportunity to apply for an Equine Scholarship which provides a support package for top level young riders in the Hartpury Equine Academy.