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Clinic Trainers


Paul Gaff


Paul has a vast amount of experience, having taught all abilities, from beginners to advanced riders in both Eventing and Show Jumping, and has worked alongside riding and pony clubs for over 10 years.

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Doug Jones


Doug has had success in pure dressage competing up to advanced medium, showjumped to 1.30m level and evented to intermediate level. He has a calm and friendly approach to training both horses and riders and will push you to challenge your limits in a positive way.

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Ernest Dillon

BHS Fellow, BS UKCC L3

Ernest is one of the most respected and influential members of the British Show Jumping community with an international reputation. He is an outstanding coach and rider. He is one of Britain's leading show jumping coaches with regular engagements around the world. He specialises in coaching show jumping and eventing, stimulating riders in both disciplines to achieve success Nationally and Internationally.

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Guy Moore


Guy competes in the discipline of Eventing. He is an enthusiastic instructor who works with people of all ages and abilities. He regularly teaches for several branches of the Pony Club and firmly believes it is important to make lessons enjoyable for both horse and rider.


John Mears

BHSII and DTM Coach

John is passionate in making Freestyle Dressage to Music accessible to all riders whether their goal is to compete at Pony Club, Riding Club or BD competitions - or whether they want to add a new dimension to their schooling.

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Lyndsay Gammon

UKCC L4, BD Accredited Coach and L4 Judge


Nina Gill


Nina runs Fancy footwork poles and grids. 

Kelly Turner

Kelly Turner


Kelly competes and coaches in all 3 disciplines of Dressage, Showjumping and Eventing. She is known for her ability to find the key to getting the most out of both horse and rider, whether a first time competitor or someone trying to fine tune their performance and includes aspects of fitness for horse and rider and rider psychology in her coaching.

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David Britnell

BHS Stage 4 Senior Coach in Complete Horsemanship, BHS Stage 5 Performance Rider, UKCC Level 2

David is the first rider to take the same horse through Badminton grassroots and 5*. He now has a string of horses competing through the various levels. David's coaching ethos is to ensure a holistic approach to horse and rider that allows you to enjoy your riding and focus on achieving your personal goals.

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Sarah Claridge

Certified APPI Pilates

Aged five, Sarah suffered from low back pain, and was diagnosed with a Spondylolithesis. The doctors advised against horse riding due to the risks if I were to fall off. She was introduced to physiotherapy and Pilates, which enabled her to enjoy her hobbies. She qualified as a Chartered Physiothereapist and APPI Pilates Instructor. Sarah is also a BHSAI.

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Nick Turner

BE Master Coach

Nick has extensive experience in many equestrian disciplines, specialising in Eventing. He has represented Great Britain at International Level, and has also headed up 2 Olympic Eventing teams. He works with riders of all levels in his coaching and takes great pride in the achievements of his proteges

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Rebecca Drane

UKCC and Dressage Coach

Rebecca is an International Dressage Rider and Coach, representing Great Britain for 8 years. She now coaches full-time, encouraging young rider to join the international circuit.

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Bonita Ackerman du Preez

Registered Trauma recovery therapist

Bonita specialises in PTSD, trauma, grief recovery, anxiety and stress management. She uses an ‘Integrated Therapy System’, using the best of several techniques to quickly dissipate your unwanted strong negative feelings and emotions. With over 23 years of teaching and 4 years as a therapist, she helps adults and children overcome fears, trauma, and unhelpful and negative beliefs about themselves. 

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