A SWEDISH Olympian eventer has wowed staff and students at a college.

The Berkshire College of Agriculture (BCA) welcomed Swedish Olympian and European silver medallist Ludwig Svennerstal to the college to share his expertise on Tuesday, Septemer 29.

The multi-award winning Mr Svennerstal spent the afternoon treating onlookers to show jump demonstrations and taught jump lessons to the equine studies staff while student watched on.

Gina Moore, head of equine studies, said: “Not only were they able to watch a demonstration of Ludwig training his horses, but they also saw the staff put through the paces.

“This was a fantastic opportunity for our students to learn from an Olympic event rider.”

Student Chelsea Harris, who is currently a level 2 equine student said: “The demonstration was incredible and has definitely inspired me to go into eventing.”

Mr Svennerstal has also offered the chance for the students to win a private lesson with him.