All Our Team are DBS checked
Manager and BHSPTT Instructor
Jo Bowen Jo has level 1, 2 and 3 with the British Horse Racing Education (BHE), UK CC.1 and B.H.S P.T.T in instructing. Jo is the yards manager and co-owner, with past experience in Management and Trainers 1 and 2 with a lifetimes worth of knowledge with horses, Jo ensures the yard and its residents are cared for to the very best and teaches Horsemastership on Pony Club meets. Jo also has experience in judging show classes so is always on hand for top tips and sneaky pointers on show days!
Relief Freelance BHSPTT Instructor
Leanne Hayling is our relief freelance instructor and has been teaching with us for 2 years. She has BHE level 3 in horse care and management. She is a qualified BHSPTT instructor and has UK CC2 in teaching, and also a credited pony club coach. She has been teaching since 2012. Leanne has been riding for 20 years and competes in eventing up to 90cm on her 14.2 cob called Sox.
Nicki joined Tewkesbury Riding School in December 2020 as a freelance instructor .She has been working in the industry for 12 years and gained experience in many principles , which includes dressage,eventing, racing and hunt horses . She has taught previously for the pony club and many clients to help them achieve their goals on their own horses.She has passed her horse care and management BHS stage 1 & 2, qualified in 2017 as a UK CC 2 riding instructor ,she furthered her teaching through the BS, In Applied Psychology for Equestrian Coaches Accredited training for BHS, so at the same level between BHSPTT to AI. She has 2 horses of her own Fly and Wendy , which she has competed in Medium level dressage , she has team chased & evented , her main interests are showjumping . She is a very confident & competent teacher with a knowledgeable background , which shines through , she has great energy and is enthusiastic about teaching , with a great way with people .
Laura joined Tewkesbury Riding School in December 2020 as a freelance instructor .She has been in the industry for 13 years and has NVQ level 1 & 2,and also holds the UK CC 2 in teaching (OFQUAL which is the same level as BHSPTT).She has Ridden since knee high and attended pony club, which she eventually taught in , she also took part in area team jumping as well as competing at Fox hunter level in show Jumping .Laura has enthusiastically been involved in breeding and producing young horses, she qualified for in 2017 as a riding instructor and has done a wide range of teaching , she is very good with young children ,as she has a young family herself.She is a competent and calming teacher with nervous riders and young children ,she also teaches on our pony club meets and pony days .
Yard and Lesson Assistant
Jodie Vincent has been with the riding school for 6 years. She has been one of our longest pony club members and has been awarded numerous certificates and pony club care badges. She is a yard and lesson assistant. She loves jumping Mischief and her dream goal would be to a professional show jumper.