I have always owned horses as a hobby. For the past 10 years I have been a fully qualified secondary school teacher, but this year I wanted to move into the equestrian industry, especially within dressage and progress my equine knowledge while working at a yard.
BHS Stage 1
Duties of Current Occupation
I have been working as a secondary school teacher for the past 10 years. I have decided to move into the equine industry, so have not worked in a yard for many years. I am ready to work straight away and could do a trial if that is suitable.
Equine Work Experience
I have ridden horses for many years and have always strived to progress myself and do things correctly. I have regularly had lessons in dressage, showjumping and dressage and also used natural horsemanship techniques for example ‘clicker training’ to deal with behavioural issues. This year I have bred a foal from my own dressage mare, that is stabled at Writtle college, so I have gained knowledge in this field also.
Dressage, eventing, breeding, working with others, highly organised, highly motivated, good sense of humour and personable, hardworking, good attention to detail.
Type of Ride Work
Dressage, pole work, Jumping.
I have completed to affiliated Elementary level on my own mare. I have trained to medium level.
Areas of Expertise
Working with children
Working with the disabled
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