Alex Postolowsky started riding when she was 3 years old doing all the usual Pony Club activities, before then moving into Working Hunter Ponies where Alex competed several times at RIHS and HOYS and gained a place on the England Team.
After this Alex made a switch to Eventing and her first real success was winning the Pony Club Championships with Diplomatic Jack and from there the pair were on an upward spiral resulting in British Young Rider Eventing Team Selection. Alex was also chosen on her other ride Flint Curtis whom she took to the European Championships in Portugal to gain Team Silver in 2004 and was then reserve on First Noel in 2005.
Over the years Alex has also
- Competed successfully at CCI*** being placed at CIC*** incl 10th place in the British Open.
- Finished top half at CCI**** where on her debut at Burghley she won the Best British Burghley first timer and the HSBC highest place International CCI**** first timer.
- She has been placed in the top 3 at CCI*, CCI** and Advanced level.
- Been selected for Le Lion World 7 year old Championships 2009 and 2013.
- Won the Burghley Young Event Horse 4 year old Final 2009, 2nd 2013, 2nd 5yo Final 2014.
- Placings in 4,5 and 6yo young Horse Championships at Osberton.
Alex has also gained BSc Equine Science degree. This has given Alex greater depth and knowledge of the biological and physiological process' within the horse. This has added to the knowledge gained from passing her Pony Club A Test. Alex has also had the opportunity to increase her knowledge in producing horses after having spent time at the late Caroline Pratt's yard and having competed several horses for Judy Bradwell and Tim and Antonia Brown.
Alex also occasionally writes reports for Horse and Hound and when it was in existence Alex was on the Tried and Tested panel for Eventing magazine and occasionally wrote reports for that also.
Alex is based at her family home near Market Rasen in Lincolnshire and is now an established and experienced International Event Rider.
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