Lydia Heywood’s Olympic Equestrian Dream May be Too Expensive!


Event rider, Lydia Heywood, says it will be very costly for her to live her dream of representing Jamaica at the 2020 Olympics in Japan.

The UK based rider is two places away from qualifying for the summer games.

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Heywood says she is proud of the response she’s received from the Government of Jamaica. The British born equestrian recently met the Minister of Sports, Olivia Grange.

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The 21-year-old is a few points from qualifying for the 2020 Olympics in Japan.

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Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.