Equestrian Team

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.

Yard Manager — 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.

Assistant Yard Manager — 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.

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.

Groom — Chloe Fuller

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

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 — 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.

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 — 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.