Pippa Funnel is an International event rider who has won at major horse trials such as Badminton, Burghley and Kentucky as well as achieving medals at the World Equestrian Games, The Europeans and at the Olympics.
Pippa is also famous for winning the Rolex Grand Slam in which she won Badminton, Burghley and Kentucky to claim her very well deserved $250,000 in prize money.
Date Of Birth - 7th of October 1968
Name - Pippa was born Philippa Rachel Nolan
Nationality - British
Family - Pippa is married to top International show jumper William Funnell.
Some Of The Medals Pippa Funnell Has Won
- 1987 Gold at the European Young Rider Championships.
- 2000 - Team Silver at the Sydney Olympics.
- 2002 - Team Bronze at the World Equestrian Games.
- 2003 - Individual Bronze at the European Championships in Ireland.
- 2003 - Team Gold at the European Championships in Ireland.
- 2004 - Team Silver at the Athens Olympics.
- 2004 - Individual Bronze at the Athens Olympics.
Some Of Pippa's Major Achievements
- 1987 - European Young Rider Champion
- 1999 - European Champion in Luhmuhlen, Germany.
- 2001 - European Champion in Pau, France.
- 2003 - Pippa won the Rolex Grand Slam
- 2003 - Voted Sunday Times Sportswoman Of The Year.
- She has also won the Hickstead Eventers Grand Prix an incredible three times.
Some Of Pippa Funnell's Famous Horses
- Sir Barnaby
- 1987 Won the Young Rider Advanced Class at Bialy Bor.
- 1988 Won The Young Rider Advanced Class at Dauntsey.
- 1990 5th at Badminton Horse Trials.
- 1992 Won The British Open Championships
- Supreme Rock
- 1999 Won Luhmuhlen 3*.
- 2000 Won Chatsworth 3*.
- 2001 Won Pau 3*
- 2001 Won Thirlestane Castle 3*
- 2002 Won Badminton Horse Trials.
- 2003 Won Badminton Horse Trials.
- Primmores Pride
- 2003 Won Burghley Horse Trials.
- 2003 Won Kentucky Horse Trials.
- 2005 Won Badminton Horse Trails.