Meet Our Staff


Office Manager – Jodie Thackeray

Jodie joined us back in March as our office manager.

Senior Instructor- Jo Sherwood 

Jo is one of our newest members to join our instructing team. She is  a BHSAI. She also has a BSC honors degree in human and equine sports science.

Jo has been riding for too many years to count and have had horses the majority of her life. Her past riding career has been mainly showjumping but she was lucky enough to ride a compete a super dressage horse to medium level whilst riding for her university team.

Jo is well motivated and is always looking forward for the next thing to better herself and her next goal is to become a BHSIT in the near future!

Jo enjoys teaching riders of all levels and finds nothing more satisfying than watching people gain in confidence and ability.

Senior Instructor- Tom Marsden


Groom / Trainee Instuctor – Natasha Rush

Tasha is one of newest members to join our instructors team.

Tasha has her BHS stage 1, Riding and Road Safety Exam, BHS stage 2 care, NVQ level 2 in horse management and a national diploma in horse management from when she studied at Sparsholt Equine College.

Tasha has come to us from Pinkmead where she has spent the last 12 years teaching. She has taught complete beginners to advanced riders from small children to 70 year old who have had horse riding on their bucket list!  Many of Tasha’s clients have gone onto purchasing their own horses and competing.

Tasha’s main specialties is pony parties for the children.

Tasha has also spent lots of time working with people with their own horses who have have problems whether ridden or on the ground.

Tasha hopes to work towards completing her BHS stage 2 then progressing on to her PTT.

Groom – Hannah Routledge



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