Sara Gallop – International Dressage

Sara is an International Grand Prix dressage rider competing at the top of the sport. She has represented Great Britain numerous times abroad and in the UK 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 with many wins at CDI2* & 3* level. In 2019 Sara was a member of the British Nations Cup team 3 times winning Bronze in Geesteren, Holland & Silver at Hickstead, UK and was also long listed for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Favourite Quote

Fail to prepare, prepare to fail.” Benjamin Franklin.

Who is your biggest influence?

My trainers Carl Hester & Charlotte Dujardin.

What is your biggest achievement?

Winning Silver at the Hickstead Nations Cup 2019

What is your tip for anyone wanting to take part in a sport?

  • Work hard
  • Have a good support team
  • Work on yourself – mind (sports phycology, fitness, strength, physio)
  • Treat people as you wish to be treated

What is the best piece of advice you have been given?

It is good to be driven, but things take time (especially when training horses) so take time to assess and process, look from the outside and make a plan, have goals (and don’t be afraid to adjust them), work on yourself, being to hungry for it can stand in your own way. Enjoy the journey.

What is your ultimate goal?

To represent Great Britain at the next Olympics in Paris.

See Sara in action…

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