David Simpson

Hailing from Ireland, David is now based in West Sussex with wife Louise and together they run DLS Showjumping. He has represented Ireland at Pony, Junior, Young Rider and Senior level. He trained with fellow RED MILLS rider Shane Breen for seven years, producing young horses for Breen Equestrian, assisting with sales, breeding and training whilst competing his own horse. David is currently competing at national and international shows and in 2016 won both The Queen’s Cup and the Derby Trial at Hickstead, as well as the Oliva Nova Grand Prix.

Career Highlights

Beating Will Funnell and Shane Breen in the Derby Trial jump-off at Hickstead
Winning the Olympia Puissance
Double clear in the Abu Dhabi Nations Cup this year
Winning the Queens Cup at Hickstead
Winning my first Grand Prix at Wettenhall – my first major win

Stable Star - Chessy 17

It has to be Chessy 17. She won the Queens Cup at Hickstead in 2016 and has been in numerous nations Cups, she’s back this year better than ever and I can’t wait to see what she does.