At 17 Hazel Shannon planned to spend the 2010 gap year learning more about horses and riding at Heath & Rozzie Ryan’s stables. 

Hazel had no idea that her one-year sabbatical would turn into a life changing decade which would see her secure a historic three 5* wins on her superstar horse Cliffordjust in time to be selected for Tokyo 2020.

Listen to the clip below to discover Hazel’s remarkable story.