Pippa Funnell The Road to the Top and the Grand Slam DVD
Model Number: 802741015035
Since she was a young girl Pippa Funnel has possessed a single-minded determination to make it to the top in the sport of Eventing.
There was early success when she became Young Rider European Champion in 1987 on the lionhearted Sir Barnaby. This combination were also 5th at Badminton in 1990 and became British Champions at Gatcombe in 1992. However, establishing herself in the top ranks would take another decade of ceaseless endeavour and a lot of heartache.
Using extensive archive material along with footage shot at Pippa’s home and at competition, this is the story of a charming but utterly dedicated horsewoman who became the darling of Eventing at the start of the 21st century. The road to that success was a long and hard one but supreme Rock gave her back to back European titles in 1999 and 2001 and then she jet propelled the sport of eventing into the public conscience when winning the Rolex Grand Slam. Highlights of all three 4 Star victories in 2003 have been added with Pippa telling her side of the story.
Duration approx. 2 hours.