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FEI Endurance rider Rachael Claridge has been involved with endurance riding for over 20 years, representing Team GBR in European and World Championship events in 1997, 1998, 1999, 2005 with Silver Mistrahl. Throughout her teenage years Rachael was mentored by European Champion Jill Thomas and Team Gold Medal winner Jane James. Rachael was invited to ride for Bill Smith of the Kelanne Stud in 2005, Clive Pollitt 2007, Stephane Chazel 2007 and Ina Bryer in 2009. After working in the USA at Bitterroot Ranch and Linda Tellington-Jones, being introduced to Monty Roberts, Lucy Rees and their European protege such as Dan Wilson, Adam Goodfellow and Hannah Burgon from 2006 Rachael became an accredited UKCC Coach to work with riders and their horses achieve their potential.  In 2010 Rachael relocated from her beloved  Cornwall to Badminton, home of the International Horse Trials where she now trains, competes and coaches Endurance GB riders, Mongolian Derby Competitors, Pony Club and Riding Club members from her picturesque Cotswold base. Rachael also works with the local, national & international media such as Horse & Rider and Horse & Hound Magazine, Horse Heros Film, BBC Escape to the Country, MBPTV & FEI TV. In addition Rachael works closely with her sponsors promoting and product testing new equipment and is always happy to assist with University research.