To create the opportunity for amateur riders to compete on borrowed horses in international amateur competitions around the world
To unite riders across the globe by establishing the largest network of international amateur shows in the world
The Global Amateur Tour organisation was created by Lucy Olphert, Alexander Stefan Dattelkremer and Christian López Redetzki.
Lucy is a showjumper based in Tauranga, New Zealand. She has represented her country seven times and has successfully competed to World Cup level. Through her own international experiences, Lucy is passionate about uniting riders across the globe.
Alexander Stefan Dattelkremer
Alexander was born in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He is the son of one of the founders of the Porto Alegrense Horse Riding Society (1939), where he grew up and rode since his early years. At the same time, he led a leading global retail company for 30 years. He has since worked and competed around the world, winning numerous national and international titles. In Brazil, he was the first amateur rider to participate in power tests, jumping walls at 2,00m. As a passionate rider, he has been promoting the amateur category in all the countries in which he acted and lived. Currently, he is based in São Paulo and is making the category grow in South America.
Christian López Redetzki
Christian was born and is based in Mexico. He is a passionate rider who started riding at a very young age. After a longer brake from horses he came back to the sport as an amateur rider. He has competed internationally as a junior and as an amateur rider.