Well known eventing legend Mary King has secured a new sponsor thanks to support from leading Italian saddlery brand Amerigo.
Mary remains an icon in the world of eventing and has achieved a plethora of titles including six gold medals at the World and European Championships, won the prestigious Badminton Horse Trials twice, attended six Olympic Games and won three Olympic medals.
For her outstanding equestrian achievements and services to the sport, Mary was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2013.
Mary joins Amerigo’s other top sponsored riders including event riders Nicola Wilson, and Sam Griffiths, and dressage rider Michael Eilberg, to name just a few.
Said Mary: “I am delighted to have Amerigo on board as a new sponsor and am thrilled with both the Vega Siena Dressage Special and Vega Event Special Jump.
“My Advanced horse, King Robert was quite difficult to fit but both the Amerigo saddles are fantastic and very comfortable for him.
“It is great to start the season with two new saddles that I know will allow him to perform at his best.”
Amerigo saddlery is distributed in the UK by the team at Zebra Products.
Said Director, Simon Middleton: “It is so exciting to have Mary join the Amerigo team of sponsored riders. She is a Great British legend and a credit to the equestrian world.”
Amerigo is best known for its scientific approach considering the needs of both horse and rider.
The brands high quality, refined materials and tailoring manufacture are the main values that have been guiding the brand since its foundation in 1998.
Well known for their technical values over the last 21 years, Amerigo saddles are considered a ‘must-have’ for riders and horses looking to perform at their best, with elite athletic performance.