Wednesday September 18, 2019

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 Our Pony Club coaches are all BHS qualified with current First Aid, DBS, CPD and Safeguarding Certifications in place. Most of them are on the list of BHS Accredited Coaches or BE Coaches



PAT EVANS: BHS Level 3 Coach in Complete Horsemanship with Level 4 CoachingJoin_Today

Pat_InstructorPat has ridden since she was 2 years old. She joined the Wimbledon Pony Club when she was 7 years old and later belonged to several BHS Riding Clubs in Surrey.

Pat was a Riding Club examiner up to and including Grade 3 for many years. Having started her horse, Flight of the Phoenix, in all disciplines, the mare went on to be professionally ridden in Grade A at international venues, before coming back to Pat to be ridden at Area Riding Club level in dressage and eventing.

Pat has trained with Pat Burgess (Olympic Eventing Trainer), Robert Pickles and Geoff Dorsett and many other international and national trainers. She qualified for the Intermediate Teaching Test at Wellington in 1990.

Pat enjoys teaching all levels and ages and still spends time organizing test training for members of the Wimbledon Pony Club.


CAROLINE STEVENSON: Level 5 Performance Coach in Complete Horsemanship

CarolineCaroline Stevenson BHSI started her equestrian career when she joined Wimbledon Pony Club almost 40 years ago and never looked back.

The Pony Club was a great encourager and working through the tests was a great way to further her equine knowledge and make lifelong friends.

Caroline and her sister-in-law Carol Andrews have worked at Wimbledon Village Stables for 30 years and their now grown up daughters are also second generation Wimbledon Pony Club members with numerous annual camps behind them.

Inspirational pony club teachers imparted an enthusiasm for coaching others at all standards and when the day job permits Caroline teaches at camp and examines road safety tests. 

HUGH TRAIN: Level 5 Performance Coach in Complete Horsemanship

Hugh Train

Hugh Train, BHSI, has been a Wimbledon Pony Club member since he was 7 years old. He has now come full circle and wants to give back to the branch that has supported him over the years.

Hugh is an eventer and freelance coach operating in the Surrey area. He coaches for several different branches of the Pony Club in Areas 11 and 13, as well as individual clients.

Hugh achieved his full BHSI in 2018 aged 24 and qualified as a Centre10 Advanced Coach with Insight into sports psychology in 2019.

Hugh is out most weekends competing his own three event horses: Iris II (12), Jesmond Jasmine (6) and Jesmond Shakala (5)

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