Alexander Whewall

WEDNESDAY 8 MAY - SUNDAY 12 MAY, 2024

Alexander Whewall

Great Britain
  • 44 - Ellfield Voyager

Biography

British rider Alexander Whewall (35) competed at Badminton in 2018 but will be looking for his first completion with the mare Ellfield Voyager. Last year the pair completed both Blenheim and Bramham 4*L. Alexander, who is based near Easton in Gordano near Bristol, completed his first 5* at Pau in 2017 with former ride Chakris Star.

Alex started riding aged 12 after being bitten by the bug on his first riding lesson at the local riding school and acquired his first pony aged 14. In 2016, with Chakiris Star Alex was the winner of the National Intermediate championships, gained 10 top 20 placings in international classes and was awarded the Mark Todd Bridging the Gap scholarship.

Alex trains with Ros Morgan, Dannie Morgan and Ian Woodhead

Ellfield Voyager is a 14-year-old British-bred SHB(GB) registered mare. Bred less than 10 miles away from Badminton by Dr Sheila Rowe he is by Grafenstolz (also the sire of Badminton entries Lordships Graffalo, Grafenacht and Church’Ille) out of Ellfield April Joy by Grannex. April Joy was formerly competed to 3* by Jay Halim. The Ellfield Dikster, a half-sister to Ellfield Voyager is currently competing with Alicia Hawker.Voyager has been produced by Alexander since a five-year-old.

Entries

Ellfield Voyager

SHGB, United Kingdom, 2009
16.2hh , bay , mare

Sire Grafenstolz

Dam Ellfield April Joy (Granex)

Breeder Sheila Rowe

Owner(s): Sheila Rowe

Notable Results

2022 – Blenheim CCI4*L 38th Ellfield Voyager

2022 – Bramham CCI4*L 11th Ellfield Voyager

2017 – Pau CCI4* 19th Chakiris Star

2016 – BE Festival National Intermediate 1st Chakiris Star

2014 – Aldon CIC1* 1st Chakiris Star

Badminton

2018 – El Chakris Star