Lydia Heywood, is a 21 year old International Event Rider representing Jamaica who competitively produces quality horses.
Lydia is also a personable proven leader, mentoring minority riders worldwide with a focus on creating opportunities and increasing diversity and inclusion. As the proud founder of Cool Ridings and ambassador for Ebony Riding Club, Brixton, London she is at the forefront of bringing equality to the sport of equestrian.
She has gained the honour of being Jamaica’s only elite equestrian representative and has an incredible drive to achieve within the sport at the highest level.
She understands the level of commitment and hard work that is required to ride and win at the highest level, and believes she has the talent and drive to succeed.
Do good. Play hard. Push boundaries. Have fun.