Gemma Stevens punches the air in celebration after her dressage test on Jalapeno at the Mars Equestrian Badminton Horse Trials 2023.
After their dressage test they lay in second place by just one tenth of a penalty from Oliver Townend and Swallow Springs.
Sire: CHILLI MORNING
Dam: MAIDEN VOYAGE
Sire of Dam: SHAAB XX
Owner(s): Christopher Stone
Gemma Stevens (née tattersall) Tattersall (born 12 March 1985) is a British Olympic Eventer. She competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro where she finished 41st in the individual and 5th in the team competition.
Stevens also participated at the 2015 European Eventing Championships, finishing 9th in the individual event. Gemma has previously been part of the junior and young rider European Championship squads. She was reserve for Great Britain at the World Equestrian Games with and Arctic Soul in 2014.
She was one of 130 athletes selected as part of the Ambition programme to attend the London Olympics in order to prepare those with potential to represent Britain at a future Games.
Jalapeno was bred by Nick Gauntlett.
She is by CHILLI MORNING out of thoroughbred mare MAIDEN VOYAGE, herself by thoroughbred stallion SHAAB, giving JALAPENO a blood score of 81%
Badminton CCI-L 5* - 6th
Burnham Market CCI-S 4* - 8th
Blenheim CCI-L 4*Mill Street CCI-S 4* - 1st