Italian Young Rider Martina Lippi Goes Pro

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 16:46
Martina Lippi and Rubin's Rockstar at the 2021 European Young Riders Championships in Oliva Nova :: Photo © Astrid Appels

Italian young rider Martina Lippi has started her career as a professional dressage rider in Germany. She has been hired as part of the rider's team at Amelie von Harsdorf's yard.

The 20-year old Lippi began her international career as a pony rider in 2018 aboard Okidoki. 

In 2019 she moved to junior level aboard Luben (by Wadi Kid Mx Eschilo II) and represented Italy at the 2019 European Junior Riders Championships in San Giovanni in Marignano, where the finished 8th in the Kur to Music finals. 

She made the transition to young rider level in 2020 with Rubin's Rockstar (by Rubin Royal x Welt Hit II) and has steadily competed him at that level through 2023. They were selected on the Italian team for the 2021 European Young Riders Championships in Oliva Nova (ESP), where they finished 53rd in the individual test 61.794% and returned on the team for the 2023 Europeans in Pilisjaszfalu (HUN), where they placed 43rd with 66.618%.  Their last international was in October 2023 in Ornago. She trained with Carlotta Canevese and Claudia Montanari

According to Tutto Dressage, Lippi has now moved to the south of Germany to ride for Amelie von Harsdorf, who has a private yard with 30 horses.  Lippi did a trial run at the yard in November and has now been hired as a bereiter. 

Photo © Astrid Appels

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