- 27th March 2020 by Rowen Barbary
Although unable to meet up in person at this current time we managed to catch up with Alec and Joe Trickett and find out a little bit more about them as they both become the latest riders to join the Rowen Barbary Team of sponsored riders.
Here we go....
Which discipline are you both involved in?
Alec: Showjumping and Coach (UKCC Level 3)
Where are you both based:
Joe: Telford, Shropshire
Can you both tell us at what age you started riding?
Joe: I was 5; I had a pony for my birthday but unfortunately he died; I didn't ride again then until I was 15!
Alec: I was 9 years old; I had a bike for Christmas whilst my sister had a pony - I ended up with them both!
So have you got a favourite snack?
Joe: We can't have the same.....Wine Gums!
Whats your current top horse?
Joe: Calcourt Fergus
Alec: One Two Watch
Tell us about your goals for the future?
Alec: To keep competing as long as I can.
Joe: Nations Cup and Major Championships.
Have you both got any Top Tips?
Joe: Believe in yourself and surround yourself with people and equipment that you believe in.
Alec: Selective memory......Remember the good days and forget the bad days.
Do you have any rituals when you are out and about?
Joe: I always put my left boot on first, it's the same with my spurs.
Alec: If things aren't going well on the morning of a show and your rushing round simply don't go!
One last question; whats your favourite Rowen Barbary product?
Joe: Forage 'N' Fibre; it's a great base mix for those that don't need that extra energy.
Alec: Pro Ultra, for those that need that extra buzz.