Piggy French
Rider Piggy French
D.O.B Aug 1980
Lives Leicestershire
Horses

Quarrycrest Echo owned by Jayne McGivern

Piggy French

Biography

Georgina, otherwise known as Piggy, is one of Britain’s leading event riders. Piggy was part of the British squad for the 2010 World Equestrian Games and was an individual silver medallist at the 2009 European Championships.

Piggy took a break from the sport in 2016, becoming a mother for the first time, but returned to competition in 2017 with Quarrycrest Echo – they were selected to compete as individuals at the European Championships in Strzegom that year.

In 2018, Piggy was part of the gold medal-winning team at the World Equestrian Games in Tryon, again riding Quarrycrest Echo. The following spring, they travelled to Kentucky to compete in the CCI5*, finishing fourth. 

On her 25th attempt at CCI5* level, Piggy secure the Badminton title in 2019 with Vanir Kamira. 

Piggy runs an event yard in Northamptonshire with her partner Tom March, a fellow event rider.

CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

2018 World Equestrian Games: Team Gold (Quarrycrest Echo)

2017 European Championships (Quarrycrest Echo)

2010 World Equestrian Games (Jakata)

2009 European Championships: Individual Silver (Some Day Soon)

2001 Young Rider European Championships: Team Gold (Flintlock II)