Meet the Team
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 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 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 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.
Holly regularly competes her own horse and is working towards her Stage 3 Coach and Stage 4. Holly is very passionate in training our young eventers and career students.
Harriet is working towards Stage 3 Care and soon to take her coaching exams Harriet also has had a successful event season riding one our livery horses Todd, who belongs to David Laurence.
Molly is a former Pony Club member. She is soon to take her Stage 3 Care and Coaching. Molly has also had a very successful couple of years competing Teddy a livery horse, who belongs to Karen one of our long-standing liverys. Molly and Teddy have qualified for Badminton Grass Roots 2021.
Michael prides himself on the care of his horses and is working towards his Stage 2 and regularly competes here at the yard.
Beth is soon to take her coaching exams and her Stage 3 Complete. She has a wealth of experience with bringing on ex racehorses and is regularly out competing. Beth is very keen on teaching our pony club members.
Ellie is with Haddon training working to her level 2. She competes her own horse Bruce and her interest is showing.
Karl Jenkins our youngest member of the team and had completed his Changing Lives Through Horses course through the BHS and after proving himself to be a real asset to the industry has joined Haddon Training and is working towards his NVQ Level 2 after passing his Stage 1 complete.
Charlotte grew up in our Pony Club and in her year out she has joined the team to work towards her Stage exams. Charlotte has her Stage 1 Complete, and is planning to event her loan horse Socks in 2021.