Meet the Team

Saddle Club meet the team

Stephanie Buchanan

BHS II, SM Senior Coach, Manager

The founder and manager of the RAC Saddle Club is a well-known BE organiser, pony club examiner and coach. She is passionate about training the competition horse and career students who are looking to progress in the equine industry and coaches many young event combinations. Steph owns the event horse Urlingford Tom (aka Joey). Steph is the Lead Coach with The Changing Lives Through Horses programme and is enthusiastic to make a difference with young adults by using the power of the horse.

Sue Cobb
Office Manager

Sue started her association with the Saddle Club in 1995 as a livery/rider. With a love of horses combined with the friendly environment that is the Saddle Club it was a natural progression to work for the Club as Office Manager since 2003.

Liz Humphreys
Office Assistant and Livery Representative

Liz is a longstanding team member and volunteers many hours to help make events run smoothly at Bovington. She is also the Livery Representative on the Saddle Club committee. Liz owns Adam (pictured) and has achieved the BHS Horse Owner’s Certificate Level 4, and BHS Stage 1 (Knowledge & Care).

Paul Warwick
Paul Warwick
BHS PTT - Assistant Instructor / Groom

BHS AI Stage 4 Care in Horsemanship.

Paul has been on the team for many years, He has a wealth of experience and can deal with all types of horses from corrective ground work to producing and schooling the young horse through to the competition horses.

Paul has produced and competed to a high level and is dedicated to all aspects of training.

Paul also has worked alongside a member of the Horse Sense team and has trained as a coach for the Changing Lives Through Horses programme with the BHS.

Paul also has a passion for working with the next generation to train and guide them into the horse industry.

Michael Wheeler
Michael Wheeler
Groom - Stage 1, NVQ Level 2

Michael prides himself on the care of his horses and is working towards his Stage 2 and regularly competes here at the yard.