Country: New Zealand
British based New Zealander Neil relocated to the UK in 2001 and run a livery, training and teaching yard based outside Swindon.
Neil made his Badminton debut in 2002 with Deveron and three years later completed on his next visit with Haka, a former ride of fellow New Zealander and former Burghley winner Blyth Tait.
Neil is married to Pippa, a qualified ‘Master Saddler’ and the couple has two children, Maisy and Chester.
Upleadon, with whom he won Bramham in 2009 is by the British advanced event stallion Welton Crackerjack out of a mare by Master Spiritus. He was bred in Gloucestershire by Audrey Brewer and produced by her daughter, Tor.
- 2011 – Bramham CIC*** 6th Elton, 13th Upleadon
- 2010 – Blenheim CCI*** 5th Upleadon
- 2010 – Luhmuhen CCI**** 22nd Upleadon
- 2009 – Boekelo CCI*** 69th Upleadon
- 2009 – Burghley CCI**** 28th Hugo’s There
- 2009 – Hartpury CCI*** 28th Upleadon, 61st Charlton Noted
- 2009 – Bramham CCI*** 1st Upleadon, 14th Hugo’s There
- 2009 – Burnham Market CIC*** 11th Hugo’s There
- 2008 – Boekelo CCI*** 39th Hugo’s There
- 2006 – Blenheim CCI*** 11th Haka
- 2005 – Badminton CCI**** 25th Haka
- 2004 – Punchestown CCI 6th Haka