Clare Haste, Equine Yard Manager
Clare is a BHS Level 4 Coach in Complete Horsemanship and has her BHS Stage 5 Stable Managers Certificate. She has a lot of experience to share with both our students and customers.
Patricia (Trish) Bainbridge, BHS Stage 4 coach in Complete Horsemanship
Holly Whitcombe, BHS AI
Full time Yard Technicians
Part time Yard Technicians
Born in 2010, 16.2hh, Irish Draught, Mare
Amber is a beautiful mare with a lovely presence. She is a lovely all-rounder who is suitable for riders of all levels.
Born in 2011, 14.3hh, Cob, Mare
Bea is owned by the College. She came on loan to us in 2019 and when her owner decided to put her up for sale we decided to buy her. She is a much-loved favourite on the yard and loves her jumping.
Born in 2014, 16.2hh, Cob, Mare
Bella is owned by the College. Bella joined the team at the beginning of 2020, she is one of our youngest horses, she is a quick learner and loves to please. She has 3 lovely paces on the flat and is starting to progress on to poles and jumping this year.
Born in 2011, 15hh, Cob, Gelding
Harvey is on loan to the College. Harvey is a very lovable character on the yard. He enjoys stable management sessions with the students, loves to go out hacking and loves any challenging pole work in his ridden sessions.
Born in 2011, 15hh, Irish Sports Horse, Mare
Sophie is owned by the College. She is a super talented mare who is our schoolmistress for shows. Sophie excels in her flatwork, loves her show jumping and is super brave at cross country.
Born in 2005, 15hh Bob, Gelding
Dave is owned by the College. He has an excellent temperament and is adored in the centre.
Born 2002, 15.3 bay, Thoroughbred X
Orrie has a lot to teach his riders with a wealth of experience up his hooves. Is on loan to the College with his brother Dobbie.
Born 2013, 14hh Welsh D
Peggy has taught our students all about brining on and developing a young horse and she is now ready to go out and experience the world.
Born 2009, 16.1 Bay ISH, Gelding
Leo is owned by the College and is used in lessons for our more experienced riders and in BHS training. He is a jumping machine and adores showjumping and Cross Country.
Born 2008, 15hh, Gelding
Luigi is owned by the College, he is full of character and a real favourite on the yard. He loves showing students his dressage movements.
Born 2008, 16hh, Sports horse, Gelding
River is known as the grumpy old man on the yard and is owned by the college. He is opinionated and loves his routine, but is an absolute gem for teaching people the basics in all aspects of riding. Despite the grumpy face, he will be anyone’s best friend after a ride and thoroughly enjoys a scratch and a cuddle. He’s a perfect all rounder and absolutely adores hacking and Cross Country. He even works with beginners teaching them the basics and will guide anyone over their first time jumping.
Born in 2016, 17hh, Cob X, Mare
Sandy is on loan to the college and is part of our Equine Development Programme. She is a young, green horse who is still learning herself, whilst also teaching the students how to train a young horse. She is an incredibly friendly mare who very quickly became a favourite amongst staff and students for her stunning looks and cheeky personality.
Born in 2009, 15.3hh, Connemara, Gelding
Max is on loan to the college and is an absolute gentleman. He has turned his hoof to all disciplines and is much loved by the students who he helps build confidence. With his gentle nature he has helped people with their first rides while also stepping up to the challenge of more complicated XC with our Level 3 Year 2 riders.
Born in 2014, 15.3hh Cob, Gelding
Jack is one of the newest members of the team and is on loan to the college. Despite his younger age Jack has proven to be incredibly level-headed and willing to turn his hooves to anything! He has been a confidence giver to all who have ridden him despite him still learning some of the more advanced school challenges himself. He is a cheeky chappy and definitely a character on the yard.
Born in 2008, 15.3hh, Gelding
Taz is on loan to the college. He is a more mature gentleman who has lots of tricks to teach the students. With a background of good schooling, he is perfect for giving the students the feel of lighter more advanced aids on the flat and is slowly gaining confidence jumping after a confidence knock prior to joining us. He is a quieter personality who loves a cuddle and a good groom.
Born in 2014, 15.1hh, Gelding
Gamble is on loan to college. He is a fun loving, larger than life personality… when he is awake. You’ll often find Gamble flat out dreaming in his stable but don’t let that fool you he is a sparky, fun ride under saddle while still being safe and a good teacher for the more advanced students. He is green and still learning in the school but is fantastic to lunge and has taught our students lots.