Introducing Lewis Carrier, Forces Equine Ambassador
Name: Lewis Carrier
Age: 23 years old
Lewis comes from a non-horsey military family (RAF) and is based in Norfolk. Lewis has owned and trained his 13-year-old Grand Prix horse Diego since a 4-year-old.
Lewis and Diego competed at the Young Rider European Championships in France in 2018 gaining a top ten place and the U25 European Championships in Hungary in 2020, the combination are currently ranked 19th in the FEI U25 Grand Prix World Rankings.
Lewis currently trains in the UK with Gareth Hughes and Nikki Barker and is part of the British Equestrian World Class Podium Potential Pathway Programme.
Lewis previously worked for Eilberg Dressage for four and a half years before moving to work for Anna Ross at Elite Dressage. Lewis in 2020 set up his own business in the UK, backing and training horses and competing a small string of his own and owners' competition horses.
In 2021 Lewis hopes to progress at Grand Prix with Diego breaking into the senior circuit, bring his young horses on through the levels and hopes to compete at multiple CDI's and at his third European Championship.