Gemma is a rising star of the eventing world.
Gemma's talents were spotted by the selectors, and she was chosen to be put on the lottery-funded 'World Class Development programme’ She has been lucky enough to be on the programme for over 12 years. With a good string of horses including Arctic Soul and Quicklook Gemma is a regular on the 4* and international circuit.
2016 goal is Rio!
Gemma’s teaching method is firm but fair. You get out what you put in. The harder you train the better the results will be. She lives and breathes what she teaches.
All upcoming dates with Gemma will be advertised on the clinics page
Ernest is one of the countries most respected coaches.
He conducts clinics worldwide and throughout the UK. Ernest is highly qualified being one of the few Show Jumping Specialist Fellows of the British Horse Society.
He is a UKCC Level Three Showjumping Coach and an Accredited BS Coach. He is also a British Eventing Master Coach and a UKCC Coach Educater.
His care for the well-being of the horse and the importance of correct and progressive work guarantees the building of confidence and physical fitness of both the combined horse/rider athlete. One of his attributes is a good sense of humour and understands that a happy rider is a relaxed rider.
Sessions with Ernest can be booked through My Riding Life
One of the highest qualified coaches in the country!
*MSc Coaching science
*British Showjumping Excel Coach
*UKCC L3 British Showjumping Coach
*UKCC L3 British Eventing Coach
*Currently on UKCC L4 British Showjumping programme
Currently competing 4* eventing, showjumping & Advanced dressage
Francis has gained a big reputation as being one of the best riders in the world of British Eventing.
The highlight of his 2014 season was undoubtedly winning the CCI 3* at Blenheim Palace and along with great finishes at Gatcombe and Barbury Castle, it was arguably his best season to date.
His ability as a trainer is second to none, offering knowledge and excellent communication skills, he can quickly hone in on any issues and inspire confidence in both horse and rider alike.
Francis believes that confidence is key - “ take your time and take small steps – you can and will overcome those nerves; remember that even top professional riders can have their confidence dented, so feel the fear and rise to the challenge.”
For booking please see http://www.whittingtoneventing.co.uk/index.htm
Andrew is a UKCC Level 3 Coach and a qualified young horse judge. He is a well-known dressage trainer to some of the equestrian world's leading riders. His pupils include International Event Riders Jonathan Paget (New Zealand Olympic Event Team), Brook Staples (Australian Event Team) and World Class Performance Rider Gemma Tattersall.
He also trains many successful dressage combinations that compete at National level as well as Pony, Junior and Young Riders. Since great success at young rider level Andrew has won 11 regional championships, 3 national championship classes, won and been placed in many classes up to Grand Prix level both nationally and internationally and has had great success in the Young Horse Classes.
For dates please contact email@example.com
The Gloucestershire-based rider has represented her country at Pony, Junior, Young rider and Senior levels and has been a member of the national senior squad at major championships since 2005.
Vittoria’s mother is Scottish and her father is Italian. She grew up in Italy, and at the age of 17, she moved to the UK to finish her education and to further her eventing career. She graduated in 2005 from Bristol University with a degree in Biology and is a corporal in the Italian Air Force with the rank of Aviere Capo.
Vittoria currently has a few Advanced rides as well as a promising team of novice horses. Her top horses are Sally Bullen's exceptional jumper Borough Pennyz, Merlot's Magic and her own Beijing ride, Rock Model.
Vittoria's aim is for her pupils to have fun whilst establishing a secure and stylish seat and to boost their confidence and competitiveness in any sphere.