Equo's essential guide to eventing aims to introduce you to the sport.
Gemma joined H&H in 2014 having graduated from the Royal Agricultural University in 2013 with a degree in international agricultural and equine business management.
As digital features editor, she is responsible for overseeing all the feature content on the H&H website. In November 2020, Gemma become point-to-point editor for the brand, working across print and digital, as well as adding digital racing content to her list of responsibilities.
Gemma is also an experienced reporter who has covered multiple disciplines, but has a particular passion for eventing and point-to-pointing. She has reported at some of the biggest eventing competitions in the world including Badminton, Burghley, Luhmühlen, Pau, Bramham and Blenheim, and has travelled to one senior European eventing championship and three junior and young rider European championships in Germany, Italy, Ireland and The Netherlands.
Gemma grew up as a member of the Burghley branch of the Pony Club and has evented to intermediate and CCI* (now CCI-L2*) level. She spent two gap years working on a busy five-star event yard, was captain of the equestrian team at university and also represented her country competing internationally on the Great Britain Student Riders squad.
She enjoys riding out for multiple champion trainer Nicky Henderson and also took part in a charity Flat race around the Epsom Derby course in August 2018.
Gemma owns one horse with whom she has enjoyed plenty of hunting but is now concentrating on eventing and showjumping.