Susan Fitzpatrick is a 15-year-old up-and-coming showjumper from Co. Kilkenny. Susan has been riding ponies since she was 4 years old and showjumping has always been her passion.
Susan won the Individual Showjumping Gold Medal at the European Pony Championships in Arezzo, Italy in August 2013 on the Barbara O’Reilly-Hyland-owned Rock Dee Jay. She was also part of the team that brought home a Bronze medal at the same event.
At the 2014 European Pony Championships in Millstreet, Susan and Rock Dee Jay won a Bronze Individual Showjumping final and were also part of the team that won a Silver Team medal, finishing behind an in-form French team.
Susan currently trains with Annmarie Dunphy, Jim and Ger O’Neill and Denis Flannelly. The future is certainly bright for this talented young rider.
Click here to watch Susan Fitzpatrick and Rock Dee Jay compete at the European Pony Championships
Click here to watch Irish Horse TV’s interview with Susan after her wins in 2013
Irish Horse TV also interviewed Susan ahead of the 2014 European Pony Championships. Click here to find out what Susan had to say about studying for her Junior Cert exams, her transition from ponies to horses and her plans for the future.
“I use Stride and Ironxcell to make sure that I am giving my horses the best chance in the ring. TRM products are a daily part of my horses routine and they help my horses to perform better. I am really happy to be an Ambassador for TRM.”