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Throughout my working life I have always considered education/training to be very important, ive completed various qualifications including 2 Masters Degrees (MA Marketing, MA Sport History & Culture),  Further Education Teaching Certificates and various management, marketing qualifications.  More recently I have completed a number of equine qualifications/courses.

** NEWS:

Appointed UK Coaching (formerly Sportscoach UK) Tutor for the Safeguarding of Children Suite of Courses (Sept 2016)

New DBS (CRB)  completed October 2016 (previous check had run out)

Equine Coaching Experience:

Taught at a local Riding School during the summer of 2016, lessons with children ranging from single assessment lessons to running Pony Club afternoons for 12 children teaching a variety of activities including transitions, jumping position & mounted games.

Also have coached a variety of donkey owners aspects of harness fitting, long reining, cones driving & driven dressage.


UKCC Coaching Certificates: (Completed with the Pony Club)

UKCC Level 1 Award – Coaching Equestran Riding

EQL Level 1 Award – Principals of Coaching Sport

British Driving Society (BDS) Qualifucations:

BDS – Level 3 Road Safety Certificate for a Single Harness Horse

BDS – Level 2 Diploma Principals of Harness Horse Training (2017)

British Horse Society (BHS) Qualifications:

BHS – EQL Stage 1 Horse Knowledge & Care (tbc)

BHS – Safeguarding & Protecting Children Course (April 15)

BHS – 2 Day First Aid Course (June 16)

Pony Club:

Pony Club D & D+ Assessor Training Completed

Pony Club – Registered Supervised Instructor

Pony Club – Completed Step 1 Coaching Training

Donkey Breed Society (DBS):

DBS – Bronze Proficiency & Silver Proficiency Award

DBS – Long Reining Test

Misc CPD Courses Completed:

British Carriagedriving (BC)- Club Course Designers Certificate

BETA – Certificate Lorinery Retailing

BHS – Level 1 Access Course

Brinsbury College – Certificate in Lunging & Long Reining

BGA – Spillers Nutritional Certificate of Competence – Level 1

BGA – Groom Clean Certificate


During 2017 I will continue my equine education further by completing;

UKCC EQL Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Carriage Driving






BHS – Gold Member          BDS – Member           DBS – Member              BGA – Member      BD – Associate Member

SportsCoachUK – Member


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