Equestrian Director — Alison Craig
Alison Craig BHSI, BHS Stage 5 Performance Coach, APC, UKCC Level 3, BD Judge and Youth Assessor, PC Specialist Dressage Coach
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.
Centre Manager — Tess Wise
Tess Wise BHSAI, BHS Stage 3 Coach, BHS Stage 4 Care & Lunge and Riding, APC, UKCC2
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.
Administrator — Katherine Sayer
Katherine Sayer BHSAI, BHS Stage 3 Coach (Dressage), APC
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.
Chief Instructor — Georgie Wood
Georgie Wood BHSAI, PC A Test, BHS Stage 3 Coach, APC, UKCC2
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.
Senior Groom — Mandy Elcome
Mandy Elcome BHS Stage 2 Care & Lunge
Mandy brings her energy and enthusiasm to our team. As well as sharing her own horses with her daughter, Mandy’s experience is being used to work towards her BHS teaching qualifications.
Senior Groom — Charlotte Paice
Charlotte Paice BHS Stage 2 Care & Lunge
Charlotte brings her knowledge and experience of working in another riding school to our team. She is working towards completing her BHS Stage 2 and progressing through the BHS exams.
Groom — Lillie Turner
Lillie Turner BHS Stage 2 Care & Lunge and Riding
Lillie has a lot of experience with horses that she’s learnt from the industry and caring for her own. She is working towards her BHS Stage 3 exams.
Groom — Chloe Fuller
Chloe has a lot of experience working at various yards and riding schools. She brings her knowledge and enthusiasm to the team, and will be working towards her BHS exams.
Groom — Maddi Adams
Bringing her experience from working in the equine industry, Maddi joins STE to assist in the care of our horses and to progress her knowledge through the BHS exams.
Freelance Instructor — Katie Chapman
Katie Chapman BHSAI, BHS Stage 3 Coach, APC
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.
Katie is finishing her studies to become an English and History teacher.
Freelance Instructor — Euan Forbes
Euan Forbes BHSII, BHS Stage 4 Coach, UKCC2
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.
Freelance Instructor — Kim Spence
Kim Spence BHSAI, BHS Stage 3 Coach, BHS Stage 4 Care, APC, UKCC2
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 training our staff members.
Freelance Instructor — Judy Lord
Judy Lord BHSAI, BHS Stage 3 Coach, APC, RDAGI
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.
Freelance Instructor — Lucy Collin
Lucy Collins BHSAI, BHS Stage 3 Coach, APC
Lucy joins us at STE bringing with her knowledge and enjoyment of teaching, including her experience from teaching private clients and from the local Pony Clubs.
Freelance Instructor — Lizzie Pollard
Lizzie Pollard BHSII, BHS Stage 4 Coach, APC
Lizzie is an experienced and sympathetic coach who brings her knowledge of teaching a variety of riders.
Freelance Groom — Evie Bennett
Evie Bennett BHS Stage 3 Care & Lunge and Riding, PGDip Veterinary Physiotherapy
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.
Freelance Groom — Lucy Phipps
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.