Archive for September, 2011

Equestrian Legends Episode 6 – Sheila Willcox

Equestrian Legends Episode 6 – Sheila Willcox

Britain’s Sheila Willcox was a pioneer in the sport of eventing in the 1950’s as the first woman to achieve international success making way for women to be included in the Olympic Games. She holds the record at Badminton Horse Trials for three consecutive wins from 1957-9. This is a story of determination and the will to overcome adversity both in the sport and physically. Download the free podcast in iTunes or listen in right here…

Equestrian Legends Episode 5 – Jumper Piero D’Inzeo

Equestrian Legends Episode 5 – Jumper Piero D’Inzeo

Colonel Piero D’Inzeo is the oldest of two brothers who became national heroes in the sport of show jumping spannning four decades that bridged World War II. His classical style of forward riding and technical horsemanship was admired around the world as he galloped into the record books on the Italian team. His Olympic performances featured six gold medals over eight Olympic Games highlighting a career that also included becoming European Champion in 1958. More…

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