Posted by on March 7, 2014

Victoria Hazeldine
Simon Hopper

Victoria co-owns horses with her parents but has also roped in her partner, Simon Hopper, to co-own Cruising By. She evented successfully herself but after losing a good horse to grass sickness she lost her competitive heart and stayed mostly in the hunting field.

Why eventing? I really loved doing it, and I still love the sport. It played a huge part in my life as a teenager. Watching Oliver ride the youngsters is far more nerve-wracking than being in the saddle, but I thoroughly enjoy being an owner.

Why Oliver? He works so hard, is straight talking and  goes out to win. He’s also willing to speak out which I really admire. The horses always look amazing and I love the team and set up at Gadlas.

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