A former member of the Pony Club, Francesca has competed at Young Rider showjumping and Intermediate level eventing, she also won Reserve Side Saddle Rider of the Year. She began showing American Quarter horses in 1998 and has concentrated on Reining since 2004. Francesca is married to fellow British reiner Doug Allen.
Francesca was American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) European Champion Amateur Reiner in 2008 and achieved third place at the AQHA World Championships in the USA in 2007. She was the first European lady rider to break through the $100,000 earnings mark and currently sits in eighteenth place on the Top 20 European NRHA Non-Pro money earners.
2015 Senior European Championships
2014 World Equestrian Games
2010 World Equestrian Games
2009 European Championships: Team Bronze
2009 FEI World Masters (placed 4th individually)
2007 European Championships (placed 4th individually)
2006 World Equestrian Games
2002 World Equestrian Gamess