We are so happy to announce our newest Equi-Strath Ambassador, Jethro Bouwer. This 22 year old has been riding since the age of 5 and comes with a wealth of experience in both dressage and show jumping. Having matriculated and received his Gauteng colours in 2016. Jethro went on to work at Callaho Warmblood Stud and has since relocated to Durban where he is a work rider for Grant Langley at Foresyte Stud.
Jethro describes, “I honestly landed with my bum in the butter. Grant has presented me with opportunities I wouldn’t otherwise have been blessed with and this has taken my riding and knowledge in Horsemanship to another level.”
In dressage, Jethro made the KZN Open Dressage team in 2019 and even won the Young Rider Championship and Freestyle tests and was crowned the Victor Ludorum in both 2019 as well as 2020 where he was placed 3 times too.
We at Equi-Strath are truly inspired by Jethros’ passion and dedication, we believe he has huge potential in his now focused discipline, Show Jumping, with his horse, Foresyte Caspian with Grant’s watchful eye. He is training and producing and horses to the open level where he currently competes. Jethro has made the KZN team in the 1m and 1.10m and won the Triple P Avalon Aviation 2019 1m Summer Classic as well as the 2020 1m Triple P Summer Classic.
Watch this space to see how Jethro excels with Foresyte Caspian with the support of Equi-Strath!