Originally from a background of Eventing, Show horses and Jumpers, Francesca has made her mark in the world of Western Riding.
With multiple AQHA European Champion titles, Francesca has placed or been in the Top Ten in almost every major Reining event, worldwide. Becoming the first European lady rider to break the $100,000 earnings barrier, Francesca is now nearing the next level of $200,000. She has represented Great Britain at virtually every team event since 2000, where she demonstrated Reining at the Rome WEG. Notable achievements include 3rd Place a the AQHA World Championships, Individual Finalist at the 2006 WEG, placing 11th, 4th place in the Individual at the FEI European Championships 2008, and 4th at the FEI World Masters in Oklahoma City 2009. This year has started well for Francesca with top ten finishes at the European Futurity and making the finals at the NRBC in Houston, Texas. Francesca lives in Kent with her husband Doug Allen and children Tabitha and George, who she notes as her greatest achievements to date.