SVQ Level 3 in Horse Care and management with Coaching
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Daily care of dressage horses; stable duties, grooming, tacking up, bandaging etc to ride. Exercising; riding, lunging, loose schooling, walking in hand. Preparing horse and equipment for competition, grooming at competitions.
Riding from age 5. Joined PC centre at 8 & started helping in riding school at 12. Volunteered then worked at centre for 3 years, helped in all aspects of yard work & horse care, greeted & helped customers mount, took out lead rein walks & was hack escort for beginners & experienced riders. Managed a livery yard which held competitions from age 17, then took over as my own business & opened a riding school at 18 - Sole charge of running the yard, teaching, care of 30+ horses, management of staff & volunteers, competitions at venue, bookings, customer service, admin & advertising. Currently working on dealers yard which is heavily involved in the racing industry. Job involves care of 20+ horses, living in & out incl. top quality show jumpers & racehorses, helping w/ backing/breaking, riding horses in for schooling, to be sold & racehorses. Owned & worked w/ mares & foals & ridden stallions. Work experience: Quendon Dressage and Training Centre, arena team at Turnberry Horse Trials.
Dressage. Working with broodmares and foals. Teaching children.
My personal passion is dressage, have had the opportunity to ride a couple of GP horses. Have jumped round tracks of 1m, been to jump x and xc training. Done a lot of work taking out hacks and treks for both beginners & experienced riders including beach rides. In my current job I am involved in the backing/breaking process, riding young horses/ponies and racehorses in pre-training. Confident riding & leading. Done a small amount of western riding. Participated in horseback archery
Dressage: BD Novice with scores of 70+%, gaining qualification for the Under 25s Nationals, Regionals, Area Festivals, West of Scotland Dressage Finals, Scottish Championships. Competing with BYRDS squad.
Showjumping: up to 1m
Showing: Ridden - Cobs, In hand - sport horses, riding horses and hunters
I have a participated in a handful of pleasure endurance rides and a Le Trek competition.
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