Chief Instructor: Jennifer Birtwistle BHSI
Jennifer is a highly experienced and respected instructor who trained at the Internationally renowned Cadre Noir in Saumur (France).
A former Chief examiner for the British Horse Society and Chef d'equipe of International Show Jumping Pony and Horse teams and a current BSJA Judge and former Course Builder, Jennifer has a wealth of knowledge to share.
Jennifer herself has competed at both National and International level Show Jumping and Dressage. Some of her pupils successes include: Gold Medal Junior British Show Jumping Team, Leading Female rider at Wembley International Show, Gold Medal Junior SJ team (Scotland), Member Young Riders Nations Cup team (France), Numerous Young Rider and Junior appearances for the British Show Jumping team and selection for the Young Riders European Team. Jennifer has also trained riders to represent their country in Dressage and Eventing.
Drew has competed at a National and International level Show Jumping and has also represented his country on Eventing teams as a Junior. He has won medals for his country on Junior and Young Rider Show Jumping teams, competed and won many prizes at the Horse of the Year Show and Royal International Horse show.
Drew is currently competing and producing horses to 1.40m national classes, and is available for Coaching, Clinics and private lessons. His pupils are currently competing on Junior teams, and winning from British Novice to AIT s in Senior competitions. Drew is also training Eventing and Dressage riders through to regional finals.
Clare has competed at a National level with show ponies, working hunters, dressage horses and qualified novice show jumpers through to regional finals. She has won many prizes at the Ponies UK finals, National Pony Society finals, top county shows and the British Dressage regional finals.
Clare has produced many young horses and ponies to a very high standard.
We also use other highly experienced and qualified instructors for our weekly group lessons. All instructors have been trained and assessed at the centre before they commence teaching.