show jumped to grand prix and represented England before turning to eventing. He runs a yard with his fiancée, event rider Hannah Bate. The couple has a 14 month old son Billy.
In 2014 with Calador, Paul was a member of the winning British Nations Cup team that competed in Montelibretti and made his Badminton debut with Glengarnock. He was the best ‘first time’ rider at both Badminton and Burghley (2014).
Paul trains with Duncan Smith and Ian Woodhead
Outside of eventing he plays five-aside league football and is a keen poker player.
Glengarnock, owned by Joe Chambers, is a 15-year-old British-bred KWPN registered gelding. Bred by Edith Rutherford in Llandeilo he is by the Dutch jumping sire Ahorn out of Ilona by Bernstein. He was bought as a four-year-old from JRP Equestrian and has been ridden the grades by Paul. Glengarnock is produced by Duncan Smith and John Marsden. The owner is a former competitor and long standing supporter of the sport. The pair has achieved three Badminton and three Burghley completions.
16.3hh , bay , gelding
Dam Ilona (Bernstein)
Breeder Edith Rutherford
Owner(s): Joe Chambers, London