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Sally Merrison

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Sally Merrison

British Dressage List 1

BD List 1 judge and test examiner from West Sussex. Read more...

About Sally

Born in Inverness, Sally started riding aged 7 on a Shetland pony from which she was off more than on as he bucked! She was given her first pony by her grandfather and showed him reasonably successfully. He was followed by a young Anglo Arab horse who she showed in Hack classes. Sally has bred several horses by Maple Courier out of her daughter’s eventer mare. These took her into the dressage world and she trained and rode Maple Matilda up to FEI Level. (Photo courtesy of Celia Cadwallader.)

Three things you may not know about Sally

  1. Travelled to New York on Concorde
  2. Enjoys growing her own vegetables
  3. Her grandfather and his horse both came safely through WWI

Top dressage tip

Relax and take things quietly and calmly.