The popular Riders of the Storm equestrian stunt and show team - Highland Perthshire.
Kirsty McWilliam the founder started her equestrian career at the age of ten, when she was introduced to the sport of Equestrian Vaulting (gymnastics on horseback), she was selected for the Scottish team, competing regularly throughout Europe and was part of the first British vaulting team to win at an international competition.
The other human members of the Riders of the Storm equestrian stunt show team are Hazel, Megan, Amanda, Suzie, Hazel M, Amy and Ellie - they are all very important members each bringing their won unique style and personality to make Riders of the Storm one of the best equestrian teams in Scotland, if not Britain.
The Riders of the Storm horses.
The other half of the Riders of the Storm equestrian stunt and show team are 6 highly talented and individual horses. Just read Kirsty's descriptions of each horse to start to get a feel for how well she knows and loves each horse:-
"Brego is an extremely handsome with a loving heart and calm nature."
"Shamus is our gentle giant, he works really with all the young vaulters".
"Sunny is the baby of the team, he came to us as an unbroken 3 year old companion, he has a very strong loveable character and thinks he's more human than horse."
"Rocky is the old man of the team he can turn his hoof to everything; he loves to perform and hates being left out."
"George - Every team has to have a cheeky little pony and George is ours. He maybe small but he has lots of attitude!"
"Drino is our new Spanish boy, he's settling in nicely in his new home and doesn't even mind the Scottish weather, he can even sit down beside me!"
Shows - Riders of the Storm equestrian stunt and show team travel extensively within Scotland offering a variety of equestrian entertainment for shows, corporate and private events. They also provide trick riding or vaulting lessons, experience days and camps.
Horse Training - they will also help with your own horse whether he needs backing, re-schooling or has behavioral problems - they will help.
Experience Days - Your chance to meet the team learn about the horses, the horses tack and assist with tacking up ready for your trick riding lesson. You will learn a number of tricks, including drags, stands, vaults and ……...
We highly recommend Riders of the Storm as an equestrian stunt and show team, whether you just want to watch them in action, have them at your event or join them in coaching or experience day.