Pippa Funnell

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Birthday
7, 1968
Birthplace
Crowborough, England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
7, 1968 (age 50)
Birthplace
Crowborough, England

About

Olympic equestrian rider specializing in eventing. She become the first person in history to win the Rolex Grand Slam of Eventing, which entails consecutive wins at Kentucky, Badminton and Burghley. 

Before Fame

She took her first horse, Sir Barnaby, from pony club level to the prestigious Badminton event.

Trivia

She was the first woman to become the number one-ranked eventing rider, and after retiring from the sport, wrote a series of pony-related children's books.

Family Life

She married William Funnell, an international show jumper himself.

Associated With

Ellen Whitaker is another popular British equestrian.