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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 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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