Stride Management
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WHY STRIDE MANAGEMENT?

The modern equestrian world is a competitive, global market with a unique set of challenges facing riders, brands and events alike.

 

For the athlete – social media management, website design, sponsor and contract negotiation, logistics management and branding are all roles that must be fulfilled.

 

At Stride, we can consult with you and design the perfect program to help you manage all of the above and more.

 

We also offer bespoke management packages to help co-ordinate all aspects of your equestrian focussed event and have a proven track record in helping equine brands maximise their exposure and growth via marketing and the co-ordination of sponsored rider programmes and event launches.

 

Let our experienced, expert team assist you, help you grow and just make life a little easier with our tailored and personal style service.

MEET OUR AMAZING TEAM

Pippa Hawksfield

Pippa Hawksfield

Co-Founder & Director
Biography

Pippa excelled at Hickstead as their Show Jumping Secretary before she went on to work with Property Consultants Heaton & Partners, where she managed multiple equestrian set ups for International clients. Having owned and competed horses herself for many years, Pippa understands everything it takes to run an equestrian base.

Pippa is our copywriter extraordinaire able to perfectly put into words your company’s mission so that it is delivered eloquently to all audiences. She obtained her degree in 2012 graduating top of her year, a testament to her hard – working personality and ability to manage multiple tasks at any one time.

Contact Information

: 07817 425657
: [email protected]
Jess Crofts

Jess Crofts

Co-Founder & Director
Biography

Jess has been in the equestrian industry ever since she joined Hickstead Showground, where she worked for nine years in various roles including Show Jumping Secretary, Trade Stand Manager, Hospitality Manager & Events Manager. This provided her with years of experience building relationships with equestrian brands and individuals. Jess excels at delivering eye catching website and marketing designs to make sure they are perfectly suited to your brand and your target audience.

Over her time in PR Jess has built up an impressive portfolio of happy clients, taking her to International Horse Shows all around Europe.

Contact Information

: 07706 660120
: [email protected]

Izzy Smith

Account Manager
Biography

Izzy joined Stride in January 2020 whilst studying at the University of Brighton. Having graduated with a first-class degree in Business Management with Finance, Izzy is now not only managing accounts, but heading up our sponsorship department. She’s tech-savvy, works well under pressure and provides insight to the sport of showjumping, training with Breen Sport Horses and currently jumping at 2* level.

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Vic Kerr

Social Media Manager
Biography

Vic has worked on social media with everyone from TV personality vets to private medical campaigns. Before joining Stride she worked for 3 years in the luxury automotive industry, managing social media and digital marketing for global luxury brands.

Vic is passionate about helping individuals and brands find their unique voice and connect to audiences through all social media platforms.

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Justine Elliott

Justine Elliott

Accounts
Biography

Justine joined top International equestrian venue Hickstead in 2011 as Events and Hospitality Manager. Throughout this time she gained valuable experience in the management, operations and logistics of running large equestrian events, alongside building key relationships within the industry.

Since leaving in 2015 to return to University she has since graduated with First class Honours and now freelances at equestrian events, including Hickstead Showground at their annual International horseshows as Sponsorship Executive. This role requires brand and sponsorship fulfilment, working closely with press, social media and television, to ensure all contractual requirements are met.

Contact Information

: 07718 794428
: [email protected]

Victoria Goff

Press Officer
Biography

Victoria is an equestrian journalist with more than 16 years of experience working in the media industry. She is also the Press Officer for the All England Jumping Course at Hickstead.

Previous roles she’s held include the Editor of the Horse & Country TV website, Deputy Editor of Horse magazine, and a Section Editor at Horse & Hound, and she has written for a number of magazines and websites on a freelance basis.

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