Kristina, also known as Tina, was born into horses. Daughter of champion jockey and Grand National winning trainer Josh Gifford and Althea Rofer-Smith, a successful international show jumper.
Tina’s first taste of international competition was at the Junior European Championships in Rome where the team won gold. She has enjoyed a very successful eventing career since she started riding full-time at 16, winning 18 medals to date from international competitions around the world. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics she claimed both the individual and team bronze medals and was European Champion in 2009.
|2 Olympic Team medals|
|Individual Bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games|
|3 World Championship medals|
|5 Team European Championship medals|
|European Champion at Fontainebleau 2009|