Equestrian Team

Alison Craig BHSI, BHS Stage 5 Performance Coach, APC, UKCC Level 3, BD Youth Assessor, PC Specialist Dressage Coach – Equestrian Director
With 40 years of teaching experience, and a broad experience of the equine industry and competition environments, Alison is uniquely placed to encourage and support our budding equestrians.

Tess Wise BHSAI, BHS Stage 3 Coach, BHS Stage 4 Care & Lunge and Riding, APC, UKCC2 – Centre Manager
Tess is our specialist in working with children and teaching in riding schools. She has also worked with RDA, and is working towards her Complete Stage 4 Senior Coach.

Katherine Sayer BHS Stage 3 Ride (Dressage), BHS Stage 2 Foundation Coach – Administrator
Katherine has a few years of administration experience as well as being a horse owner and rider herself, with also a lot of competition experience as a competitor, as well as some as an organiser.

Georgie Wood BHSAI, PC A Test, BHS Stage 3 Coach, UKCC2 – Chief Instructor
A talented event rider, Georgie is an experienced Pony Club Instructor and coach. She brings her energy, enthusiasm and talent to teaching our riders and especially our budding event riders and jumpers.

Yasmin Elcome BHS Stage 3 Care & Lunge and Riding – Yard Manager
Yasmin brings her knowledge and experience to our team, having worked at various competition yards, focusing on dressage and show jumping as well as riding her own horse. She is working towards her BHS Stage 4 exam.

Mandy Elcome BHS Stage 2 Care & Lunge – Senior Groom
Mandy brings her energy and enthusiasm to our team. As well as sharing her own horse with her daughter, Mandy’s freelance experience is being used to work towards her BHS teaching qualifications.

Lucy Phipps Groom
Having worked in a variety of yards and riding schools, Lucy joins our team from helping out as a freelancer. She is also working towards her BHS qualifications

Katie Bell BHSAI, BHS Stage 3 Coach, APC – Instructor
Katie has enjoyed a competitive Pony Club career, including eventing and schooling a wide variety of ponies, followed by college, her BHS exams and a wide experience of teaching.

Euan Forbes BHSII, BHS Stage 4 Coach, UKCC2 – Freelance Instructor
Euan often teaches at the local Pony and Riding Clubs, teaching riders of all ages and abilities. He brings his knowledge and enthusiasm to our budding riders.

Kim Spence BHSAI, BHS Stage 3 Coach, BHS Stage 4 Care, APC, UKCC2 – Freelance Instructor
Kim is particularly empathetic as a teacher, and brings her talent and experience to our team for our daytime senior riders, as well as occasionally attending to the training of our staff members.

Judy Lord BHSAI, BHS Stage 3 Coach, APC, RDAGI – Freelance Instructor
Judy brings with her many years of experience in all situations of teaching, including RDA. And she helps our riders in understanding the benefits of refining the basics in order to bring out the best of both horse and rider.

Evie Bennett BHS Stage 3 Care & Lunge and Riding, PGDip Veterinary Physiotherapy – Freelance Groom ​
Evie came to us from a top-class riding school environment. She is working towards her BHS Stage 4 and has completed her course for her Master’s degree in Veterinary Physiotherapy at Nottingham University.

Catherine CarterFreelance Groom ​
Catherine brings her experience of working in the industry and having owned her own horses to STE. She is also working towards becoming a saddler.