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Ellen Whitaker

Showjumper
Female
Born Mar 5, 1986

Ellen Whitaker is a British female show jumping rider, ranked 16th by the British Showjumping Association for September 2011.

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CHILDHOOD

1986 Birth Born on March 5, 1986.

TWENTIES

2006 20 Years Old In 2006, Ellen and Her father/trainer Steven Whitaker were hit with a legal dispute over ownership of 13 horses, including her top horse Locarno. However, a few months later a peace deal was made. In 2007, Ellen represented Great Britain in the European Championships and helped allow Britain to qualify for the Olympics after jumping triple clear.
2008 22 Years Old Unfortunately, she just missed out on being selected for the 2008 Beijing Olympics due to lameness in horse Locarno 62.
2010 24 Years Old In 2010, Ellen Whitaker spoke to the press after refusing to jump for the British team due to a conflict with the British team manager, Rob Hoekstra. … Read More
2011 25 Years Old 1 More Event
On 26 February 2011, Ellen Whitaker announced her engagement to actor Henry Cavill. The pair called off their engagement on August 18, 2012.
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