Arko III's owner Lisa Hales is pleased to announce that William Whitaker is joining the team at Shaw Farm Stud, British Showjumping reports. William Whitaker will be employed at Shaw Farm Stud working alongside Lisa Hales producing her up and coming young horses, many of which are by her two Olympic Stallions.
Lisa has joined forces with Neil Jones, who will also provide William with top class horses.
Lisa said: “As a team we are seeking to develop the commercial market for young horses and provide William Whitaker with a competitive opportunity to hopefully secure a place on the British Team”.
Rob Hoekstra, World Class Showjumping Performance Manager commented: “William Whitaker is one of our most talented younger riders and to have him team up with one of our top owners is a real positive for the sport. I’m very excited with the news and the prospect that we may be in a position to include William within our future teams and look forward to the relationship unfolding”