She had right-sided hemiplegic cerebral palsy. She came from Huntly, Aberdeenshire, and studied at Oatridge Agricultural College, West Lothian. She represented Great Britain at the 2004 Athens Paralympics. She won British Dressage's winter championship title in April 2013. She was in the para-equestrian dressage team that won gold at the 2010 World Equestrian Games. Liz Nicholl, chief executive of UK Sport, made a statement that Pitt made a 'fantastic contribution' to her sport.
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