Smart Grooming Brand Ambassadors
We appoint Brand Ambassadors on a yearly basis to promote and use our products. Our team for 2018 represents most equestrian disciplines. For more information about becoming a Brand Ambassador, please head over to our blog.
We also have a brand association with Mary and Emily King who have been long standing customers of ours too! They use many of our products on a daily basis as well as for giving the final touch at top level events.
Taylor was our "face" of Smart Grooming in 2017 and continues to represent us mainly on the showing circuit, qualifying for the RIHS with her novice pony 'Frankie' last year. Her new pony - Small Land Skyrise is an exciting prospect for 2018 and we look forward to seeing their progress.
Olivia is our youngest ambassador and enjoys showing and dressage on her pony Adam.
Her most recent achievements include a win at SWPA Mini Reserve Champs and another win at her first ever British Dressage outing.
Lara and her pony Dowhills Final Fling are regulars on the showing circuit. Lara's greatest achievement was at the TSR Ride off in Rugby where she was awarded the highest ever ride marks (74/75) given to any TSR member. This gave Lara the opportunity to ride in the Master Class at HOYS.
Lara intends to continue showing up to open level, contending for RIHS and HOYS.
Lara uses the full range of Smart Grooming products to achieve a winning finish in the ring
Grace and her ponies Lady, Sully and Indie compete in WHP and Junior affiliated side saddle classes. She was placed 2nd in 'SEIB search for a star' HOYS Qualifier and would like to qualify for HOYS in the future. She loves our whitening products and wouldn't be without them before a competition.
Sophie and her horse Boston Bravado are keen Showjumpers. Their aspirations for the future include Pony of the Year Show, Scope Festival and BS nationals.
Michele and her team of coloured horses regularly compete in traditional and non-native coloured classes and have qualified for HOYS on a number of occasions.
She also enjoys dressage and showjumping and will be running TSR show prep clinics in 2018!
Anna is into her showing and uses our Smart Grooming products to get her ponies in top show condition.
Our whitening products (Deep Purple, Super Blue and Leg and Body Whitener) are firm favourites with Anna!
Christa enjoys Hunting and Showing and has recently had an unbeaten season in-hand at county and agricultural level with her home-produced youngster. Her aims for the future include RIHS and HOYS with all of her show team.
Emma has had many successes in the show ring having bred a Supreme British National Champion and qualified for HOYS. Her favourite Smart Grooming product is Super Shine; she has had many people pass comment on how amazing her horses look!
Portly and her team Bincombe Equine Services have had many great achievements including winning the NPS Young Rider Scholarship and a 2nd place at HOYS.
Portly's pony Kilmannan Jubilee is the face of Smart Grooming Tame The Mane and the team use a wide range of Smart Grooming products to turn out their ponies.
Laura is a very talented British Dressage Rider. She recently finished 7th at the Summer National Dressage Championships in the medium silver class on her main horse Sam The Man Veldhoek and intends to qualify for the Winter and Summer nationals this year.
Perfect Plaits is one of Laura's competition essentials. She also uses Super Shine on a daily basis to moisturise her horses coats and keep them in top condition.
Jenny has worked with horses for more than 15 years and although she doesn’t have a horse of her own at present, she has set up her own, very successful, freelance grooming business. This also allows her to spend time with her 2 year old son as her working hours are flexible.
Over the years she has spent with horses, she has groomed for many people who compete in a wide variety of disciplines. She loves what she does no matter the weather, as it provides her with great job satisfaction; whether it’s a happy owner after she’s clipped and trimmed their horse or a horse that she’s turned out performing well. She still rides and would love to do some more competing – fingers crossed she can head out on another horse soon!
Lucie enjoys showing, WHP and unaffiliated Showjumping and Dressage. Her greatest achievements include 'Open Pony of the Year' and 'Home Produced Supreme' at CHAPS championships 2017 and multiple top placings at RI and HOYS.
With 12 white legs on her yard, Lucie loves Deep Purple and Leg and Body Whitener. She also uses Lavender Shampoo on her section B who has very sensitive skin and Super Shine for a "mega finishing touch".
Although Louise's main discipline is showing, she does also enjoy dressage and competes regularly at novice and elementary level. Louise was the Sunshine Tour Super Supreme Champion at Hickstead in 2017 and won the 2016 NPS Supreme Dressage Championships at Addington
Louise aims to further her success in Whp and flat ridden classes at HOYS and RIHS and will continue competing at affiliated level on her horse Ilar Ceio.
Louise's favourite Smart Grooming product is Leg and Body Whitener.
Karen is a Devon based Endurance rider that has competed at top level competitions throughout the UK and abroad. She has represented Team GB on several occasions and uses our Smart Grooming products throughout the season.
Emily has an admirable eventing record having competed up to Novice with multiple top placings at BE 100 level. She has also competed at the Pony Club Eventing National Championships, The BE Yorkshire Challenge, The Dengie Open Dressage National Championships and the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Grassroots Regional Finals (to name a few). Emily is a Pony Club Accredited Coach and teaches regularly at multiple Pony Clubs and manages all of this whilst studying at the University of Liverpool!
Emily intends to move up to 1* (FEI) in the up-coming season, having gained more experience at BE Novice.
Whilst Georgia's main discipline is showing, she also enjoys competing at local dressage and jumping competitions. Her greatest achievement to date is winning at The Devon County Show in the BSPS 143cm SHP and winning at BSPA 13B, qualifying for RIHS on her first attempt!
Georgia would love to qualify for the RIHS again and HOYS in the future with the help of our Smart Grooming products. She uses the Black eye make-up with a bit of super shine for a flawless finish and quarter marking spray for quarter marks that last all day long on her pony Buddy.
Emma's chosen discipline is dressage - she competes up to advanced/PSG level with her her horse KWPN Louis and Elementary with her pony Stan. Emma has represented the South West England Dressage Team 6 years in a row art creationand hopes to progress further than PSG in the future.
Emma is also a very talented artist - check out her Facebook page 'Art Creations by Emma Littlewood' to see some of her amazing peices of work!
Lizzie is a County/National level show jockey who hopes to secure a ticket to HOYS or RIHS this season with her Showhunter Horse, Sixpence.
Lizzie's show basket is full of Smart Grooming products ready to make Sixpence look amazing for the up-and-coming season.
Amber is an talented amateur Eventer who is hoping to compete at Advanced level this season with one of her horses and Novice with her little horse. She has produced both her horses herself and has achieved a top 10 placing at the Pony Club Open Championships and a 100% clear XC record at Intermediate. She has also ridden round Burghley Horse Trial's main arena in the ROR class.
Amber is a fan of our Lavender wash and shampoo and says that our Smart Tails are a must have!
Claire has qualified twice and been placed at HOYS with her homebred horse 'Made by Design'. Claire enjoys Inhand showing and competing in Ridden Coloured Classes and would love to get her horse, Rico to HOYS again this year.
Ellie and her horse Castlederg have had some great achievements including Champion in the Ladies Championship at the Northern Ireland Festival. Ellie was competing side saddle at this event as a junior and she was the first junior in history ever to win! She is currently aiming to start competing across England and Scotland to attend HOYS qualifiers, alongside her studies to become a nurse.
Ellie loves our Deep Purple Shampoo which she uses with Polar White and Super Blue.
Lily is a keen M&M Working Hunter Pony showing jockey and has won many of her 143cm Novice WHP classes with her pony Owenvilla. Her plans for the forthcoming year include qualifying for RIHS and HOYS.
Lily can't speak highly enough of our Deep Purple Shampoo for keeping her grey connie clean and uses Polar White to remove over night stable stains, making her show prep much easier!
Izzy is a new Ambassador for 2018 - we are really looking forward to working with her!
Sophie and Georgie are a sister equine team who enjoy Showing, Showjumping and Eventing. Sophie is the East Anglian Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) volunteer coordinator and together they have qualified and competed at the Hickstead Derby meeting for the RoR Championship in 2015 and 2016. This sister duo are aiming for HOYS and the RoR Championships in 2018.
Sophie's favourite Smart Grooming products are Leg and Body Whitener and Polar White - she says they're better than sliced bread as they make her life as a groom much easier!
Clare is a regional Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) co-coordinator and is very successful in her chosen disciplines which include showing, dressage and side saddle.
Clare runs a successful show team and is passionate about racehorses and re-educating them. She uses all of our Smart Grooming products to achieve a winning finish.
Rose and her horse Half Irish (Tommy) enjoy side saddle, BE Eventing, Showing and Showjumping. They have qualified for the RIHS twice in M&M working hunter and are looking forward to returning in 2018 in the Ladies Hunter (side saddle). Rose was also the Wales and Borders Junior National Side Saddle Champion in 2011.
Their aspirations for the future include a qualification for HOYS in the Ladies Hunter class and Badminton Grassroots at either BE90 or BE100.
Rose says the Smart Grooming Show Shine is a 'grooming kit must have'.
Chloe is an aspiring young rider who has a passion for producing young horses; she has broken and produced all of her horses herself!
She has competed at many prestigious events including the Dengie Winter League Championships (where she won Best Turned Out) and the TSR HOYS Masterclass, achieving reserve rider.
Chloe is also an experienced groom who regularly turns out 4* horses at events like Bramham, Burghley and Badminton.
Amelia is a very talented young rider who competes regularly at British Dressage and British Showjumping competitions. Amelia has competed at many prestigious events including Scope Festival and The Liverpool International Horse Show - she has even featured in the Horse and Hound magazine as 'a top young rider to watch out for in the future to steal Charlotte Du Jardins Crown!'
Amelia is looking forward to the season ahead on her super team of ponies.
Sian is from Warrington and enjoys showing and Eventing with her coloured pony, Daisy.
Lily and her horse Gordon live on the Isle of Man and enjoy a variety of disciplines. She has competed British Dressage at Elementary level with great success, achieving bronze at the MQ British Dressage Nationals and hopes to move up to Medium in 2018.
Lily wouldn't go anywhere without her Smart Tails as it works wonders on her gelding's very thick and difficult tail.
Pip and her pony Poppy are from Devon. She has been a Junior Ambassador for several years and continues to do a fantastic job of representing our brand on social media.
Her main love is dressage and she is now competing at Novice level as well as training with the BD Youth FEI/A/B squad.
Liz is a long standing senior Ambassador and has had a successful in-hand showing career as well as a strong interest in supporting her daughter's dressage commitments.
She has used all of the Smart Grooming products for both her own use and show prep demonstrations. Liz and Pip are a great mother and daughter duo - we love having them on board!