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POWELL Caroline
Sport Dressage, Eventing
NOC New Zealand   
GenderFemale
Born14 Mar 1973 in Lower Hutt, NZL
Height1.56 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence England
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began her equestrian career on a pony called Mouse after joining a Pony Club branch in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete, Business Owner, Coach, Horse Trainer
General Interest
Other information FROM NEW ZEALAND TO GREAT BRITAIN
She moved to Great Britain from New Zealand to ride at a point-to-point racing yard in 1992. She then began working as a groom at British event rider Ian Stark's yard in Scotland before she set up her own base in Kelso, Scotland, from which she operated until the end of 2012. She later moved to Suffolk, where she set up Caroline Powell Eventing in Bury St. Edmunds. She relocated to a new yard in Newmarket in 2019. (Facebook page, 22 Jan 2020; thegaitpost.com, 11 Dec 2017; carolinepowelleventing.co.uk, 07 Jun 2016; nzherald.co.nz, 29 Jan 2012)
Further Personal Information
Languages English
Other names Caroline Turner
Last Update
  07 Jun 2022
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Caroline Powell Eventing: Newmarket, ENG
General Interest
Injuries In March 2016 she broke her leg in two places when she was crushed by a fence while riding a horse at home. (horseandhound.co.uk, 24 Mar 2016)
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? "I've always had horses in my life, but I didn't realise they would be my career until I moved to the UK."
General Interest
Hero / Idol New Zealand eventer Andrew Nicholson. (classicshowjumps.co.uk, 21 Jul 2015)
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach Paul Fielder
General Interest
Ambitions To compete at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (nzequestrian.org.nz, 31 Oct 2022)

Major Results
Olympic Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2012 OG-C London (GBR) LENAMORE 29 3
2008 OG-C Hong Kong - Beijing (CHN) LENAMORE 14 5
World Equestrian Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2010 6th WEG-C Lexington KY (USA) MAC MACDONALD 22 3
2006 5th WEG-C Aachen (GER) LENAMORE 26 6
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2013 CH-M-YH-CCI1* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) STELLOR SEAURCHIN 7  
2010 CH-M-YH-CCI2* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) ONWARDS AND UPWARDS 12  
2007 CH-M-YH-CCI1* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA) CATHPAIR HIGH HOPES 8  
Other Events
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) ONWARDS AND UPWARDS 21  
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Pau (FRA) ONWARDS AND UPWARDS 23  
2013 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) BOSTON TWO TIP 33  
2012 CCI4*-HSBC Pau (FRA) ONWARDS AND UPWARDS 8  
2012 CCI4*-HSBC Burghley (GBR) BOSTON TWO TIP 14  
2011 CCI4*-HSBC Burghley (GBR) LENAMORE 4  
2011 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) LENAMORE 6  
2011 CCI4*-HSBC Luhmühlen (GER) MRS TILLY 15  
2011 CCI4*-HSBC Pau (FRA) BOSTON TWO TIP 22  
2011 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) BOSTON TWO TIP 31  
2011 CCI4*-HSBC Burghley (GBR) MRS TILLY 52  
2010 CCI4*-HSBC Burghley (GBR) LENAMORE 1  
2010 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) LENAMORE 5  
2009 CCI4*-HSBC Burghley (GBR) LENAMORE 6  
2009 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) LENAMORE 9  
2008 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) LENAMORE 4  
2008 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR) MAC MACDONALD 22  
2007 CCI4* Badminton (GBR) LENAMORE 12  
2007 CCI4* Burghley (GBR) LENAMORE 23  
2006 CCI4* Badminton (GBR) LENAMORE 36  
2005 CCI4*-SC Burghley (GBR) LENAMORE 5  
2005 CCI4*-SC Badminton (GBR) LENAMORE 14  
2005 CCI4*-SC Badminton (GBR) SOFTLY SOFTLY III WD  
2004 CCI4* Badminton (GBR) SOFTLY SOFTLY III 14  

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
03.07.2014 to 06.07.2014 CIC2* Barbury Castle (GBR)   SPICE SENSATION 3  
03.07.2014 to 06.07.2014 CIC2* Barbury Castle (GBR)   STELLOR SEAURCHIN 8  
03.07.2014 to 06.07.2014 CIC2* Barbury Castle (GBR)   HALLTOWN HARLEY 17  
03.07.2014 to 06.07.2014 CIC3* Barbury Castle (GBR)   HALLTOWN HARLEY 17  
05.06.2014 to 08.06.2014 CIC3* Bramham (GBR)   ONWARDS AND UPWARDS 11  
21.05.2014 to 25.05.2014 CCI2* Houghton Hall (GBR)   SPICE SENSATION 12  
21.05.2014 to 25.05.2014 CCI2* Houghton Hall (GBR)   STELLOR SEAURCHIN 51  
17.05.2014 to 18.05.2014 CIC3* Chatsworth (GBR)   THORNFIELD JONES 27  
08.05.2014 to 11.05.2014 CCI4* Badminton (GBR)   ONWARDS AND UPWARDS WD  
17.04.2014 to 19.04.2014 CIC2* Burnham Market (GBR)   SPICE SENSATION 16  
17.04.2014 to 19.04.2014 CIC2* Burnham Market (GBR)   STELLOR SEAURCHIN 37  
17.04.2014 to 19.04.2014 CIC2* Burnham Market (GBR)   HALLTOWN HARLEY 64  
23.10.2013 to 27.10.2013 CIC2* Pau (FRA)   THE EARL OF BELVEDERE 6  
23.10.2013 to 27.10.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Pau (FRA)   ONWARDS AND UPWARDS 23  
17.10.2013 to 20.10.2013 CH-M-YH-CCI1* Le Lion d'Angers (FRA)   STELLOR SEAURCHIN 7  
03.10.2013 to 06.10.2013 CCIYH2* Osberton (GBR)   UP UP AND AWAY 6  
03.10.2013 to 06.10.2013 CCI2* Osberton (GBR)   MACAMORE 15  
03.10.2013 to 06.10.2013 CCI2* Osberton (GBR)   THORNFIELD JONES 27  
28.09.2013 to 29.09.2013 CIC1* Aske, Richmond (GBR)   STELLOR SEAURCHIN 1  
12.09.2013 to 15.09.2013 CCI3* Blenheim (GBR)   THORNFIELD JONES RET  
22.08.2013 to 25.08.2013 CCI2* Blair Castle (GBR)   HALLTOWN HARLEY 7  
22.08.2013 to 25.08.2013 CIC3* Blair Castle (GBR)   THORNFIELD JONES 9  
22.08.2013 to 25.08.2013 CCI1* Blair Castle (GBR)   SPICE SENSATION 18  
04.07.2013 to 07.07.2013 CIC2* Barbury Castle (GBR)   HALLTOWN HARLEY 8  
04.07.2013 to 07.07.2013 CIC2* Barbury Castle (GBR)   MACAMORE 10  
04.07.2013 to 07.07.2013 CIC3* Barbury Castle (GBR)   THORNFIELD JONES 30  
04.07.2013 to 07.07.2013 CIC3* Barbury Castle (GBR)   THE EARL OF BELVEDERE 41  
06.06.2013 to 09.06.2013 CCI3* Bramham (GBR)   THORNFIELD JONES RET  
23.05.2013 to 26.05.2013 CCI2* Houghton Hall (GBR)   MACAMORE 23  
23.05.2013 to 26.05.2013 CCI2* Houghton Hall (GBR)   THE EARL OF BELVEDERE 37  
18.05.2013 to 19.05.2013 CIC1* Floors Castle (GBR)   STELLOR SEAURCHIN 2  
18.05.2013 to 19.05.2013 CIC1* Floors Castle (GBR)   SPICE SENSATION 5  
18.05.2013 to 19.05.2013 CIC1* Floors Castle (GBR)   KILTAY 11  
11.05.2013 to 12.05.2013 CIC3* Chatsworth (GBR)   THORNFIELD JONES 10  
03.05.2013 to 06.05.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR)   ONWARDS AND UPWARDS 21  
03.05.2013 to 06.05.2013 CCI4*-HSBC Badminton (GBR)   BOSTON TWO TIP 33  
12.04.2013 to 14.04.2013 CIC2* Belton (GBR)   MACAMORE 10  
12.04.2013 to 14.04.2013 CIC2* Belton (GBR)   CLASSIC MOET 14  
28.07.2012 to 09.08.2012 Olympic Games-C London (GBR)   LENAMORE   3
Abbreviation Meaning
DNF Did Not Finish
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualify
DSQ Disqualified
FNR Finished No Rank
RET Retired
WDW Withdrawal






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