Instructors

We are extremely fortunate to be able to host some superb instructors at our clinics and for individual lessons.  For more information about their background and to book training sessions please see below, or contact us for a chat about what you are looking to work on.

 

John Bowen

We are very lucky to have John Bowen visiting Boyton to give clinics in Dressage and/or Jumping on a monthly basis.

 

John is an International trainer who has been accredited with both BD and BE for more than 20 years, he has competed to Grand Prix in dressage and evented internationally, and he trains riders in all disciplines from grass roots to international level.

 

Event riders trained by John have won Olympic, World Championship and European Championship medals, at Senior, Young Rider, and Junior Level, whilst Dressage riders training with him have won at Regional and National Championships at all levels up to Grand Prix.

He is excellent with young or 'quirky' horses, as well as progressing those who are already competing; and manages to consistently produce the best from rider and horse!

Rachel Lee

Professional Coach/ BHS I


I am a friendly and experienced equine coach, who has been lucky enough to earn my living helping people build a partnership with their horses and progress. 
I have competed a wide variety of horses in dressage, show jumping but my main passion was Horse Trials.

Working horses at all levels, but normally starting with a youngster I took a couple up into Advanced and competed at  Advanced 3*.
I teach a very wide variety of people, some are working on their confidence and others are ambitious competitors who want to progress and come to me because they like to win.

All I ask from any client is that they are keen to learn.

I work as a college lecturer part time, so am happy to work with groups/individuals to help you with all aspects of equine care – exam prep or any aspect of stable management.

Stacey Munson

Stacey Munson is a freelance dressage coach, training all levels from Novice to Grand Prix.
Stacey has successfully competed Nationally up to Inter 2.
She is a UKCC Level 3 coach and is passionate about training all levels of horse and rider.
Stacey has many years experience and has trained horses and ponies to FEI Level.
She is easy to approach, passionate and driven to help riders achieve their goals, no matter what their aspirations.

  

David Merrett

David has held B.H.S.I. since 1978. He is a British Eventing Accredited Trainer, and has been the British Eventing Technical Adviser for over 30 yrs [90 to 3 star].

 

He has competed to 4 star, and appeared at three Burghley and two Badminton completions. Previously Eastern Regional director for B.E. & U18 Regional Coordinator, he was a member of the senior selection committee for the Atlanta Olympics.

David has been the Chairman of Selectors for Young Riders for 11yrs.

Jo Williams

Well known local Event, Show Jumper, and Pony Club instructor

Jo Williams has vast experience in all disciplines.
Jo produces all her own horses. Jo is motivational and encourages
confidence & correctness in both horse & rider.

Group or individual lessons are available to riders of all levels and ages!
Jo Williams is based locally and happy to teach at Boyton on alternative
dates if required.

Brigit Ensten

Brigit has been involved in showing all her life.  As a child she rode many champions including the prolific Holly of Springs.  Brigit has a wealth of experience across many disciplines and is a sought after judge across the showing world.  Brigit will be judging at this year’s HOYS.

 

Brigit is keen for riders to engage with their horses in a way which gives a direction and confidence to enjoy whatever discipline they wish to do.  Brigits moto of “correct way of going brings success” will help you achieve your goals in 2018”.

 

Brigit can tailor clinics and individual lessons to suit the varied needs these include

Showing Clinics

Those beginning their showing career to the more established partnerships looking to excel in 2018

 

Flatwork

Discussions on how to warm up, techniques and programmes for home and events

What to focus on in your test

Test riding and opportunity to practice in a 20x40 and 20x60 arena

 

Pole Work

Improving fitness

Schooling exercises to help engage the horses brain

Obedience, power and softness which follow into both the jumping and dressage arena’s

 

Jumping

Exercises to improve technique

Exercises to adjust strides, riding related distances

Access to full course including water trays and fillers, arena with banners sound system to recreate the full show environment for nervous and inexperienced horses

We are also very lucky to host regular clinics from:

 

Jonathan Allison
Claire Gradley

 

For more information or to book your lesson please email us.

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