For several years Charlotte Drakeley was based in the Middle East and had the honor of representing the United Arab Emirates as part of the UAE Dressage Team, at the equivalent Pony, Junior and Young Rider level. During this time she rode on behalf of the Crown Prince of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and also represented His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan training and competing his champion home bred Arabian stallions. Upon her return to the UK, she was selected for the Hartpury Dressage Academy Team and trained for the 3 years with Carl Hester.
Charlotte is now based at Drakeley stables in Warwickshire and trains with Henry Boswell, riding and competing up to Inter1 level. In addition to competing, She is producing and developing dressage horses and sports ponies using a scientific approach to training, which is based on the systematic programming research that she conducted during her Sports Science degree. Charlottes goal is to compete internationally at Grand Prix level and to produce tomorrows horse & Pony Champions.
Charlotte is now also Represented by PIAFFE who assist with athlete representation, sponsorship sales, commercial rights negotiation, strategic partnership and licensing.