Moira Bonner- a BDCC Level 2 Dressage Specific Recognised Coach, Moira has been teaching in Dorset for over 25 years, specialising in the more nervous/novice rider to help them gain confidence. She also coaches more established partnerships to help improve their competition records. Actively competing in Affiliated Dressage, Moira most recently qualified for the Area Festival BD Championships
Ben Liles– based at Moreton Ben (BHSIT) is a 4* International event rider who also competes at Advanced Dressage. He has competed at National & Regional Dressage Championships up to Advanced Medium and International level BE. In the UK he trains with Eric and Lizzel Winter, Targa Hammond and Nicola Buchanan. He coaches all levels from PC and RC members, all the way through to International Event and Dressage horses and their riders.
Millie Tonks– a BE and BHS Accredited Professional Coach for 16 years, Millie has over of 25 years Coaching experience. She is a current Member of the British Eventing Coach Development Programme with Yogi Breisner as her Mentor. Formerly competing at BE 3* and 4* level, she continues to compete in BE and at Medium Level BD. Millie is very approachable and has a talent for bringing out the best in horse and rider partnerships of all ages and abilities.
Scott Etches – Scott is a Level 3 Coach in Complete Horsemanship, he has competed at the under 25 BD Regional and National Championships, as well as at BS and BE. He currently trains with Dr Russell MacKechnie-Guire, founder of Centaur Biomechanics. Scott thrives on developing the confidence of riders in all age groups to equip them with the skills to enjoy their horses. He particularly loves to prepare the more competitive riders to enable them to achieve the best possible competition results.
All of our instructors hold BHS qualifications. They are all DBS checked and have current First Aid Certificates.
we occasionally use other guest Instructors who will also hold all relevant qualifications and Certificates