Double European and World medallist Erin Orford is leading International Para Dressage Rider for Team GBR and member of the World Class Podium squad. As well as her success in Para Dressage she has also competed up to Advanced Medium, taking her first able-bodied title in 2012 when she won the Elementary class at the Home International. Shortlisted for the London 2012 Paralympics, named as non-travelling reserve for both the World Equestrian Games in 2014 and the 2016 Paralympics, in 2017 a late call up paved the way for her long-awaited Championship debut with Dior.
Natalie Alexander is the Founder of NMA Fitness. Natalie specialist fitness coach, helping equestrians improve their riding performance through a bespoke weightloss and body conditioning program. Covering all areas from Nutrition, training and mindset.
Historic Equitation specialises in classical riding / dressage and historical displays. Dominic teaches anybody to ride but he also teaches mounted fencing and even jousting. His company stages jousting tournaments and 17th century dressage at heritage properties and he has worked at English Heritage sites all over the country including Bolsover Castle, the Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Windsor Castle and Alnwick Castle.
Oonagh is an Equine and Canine Product reviewer from Cork, Southern Ireland. The evolution of the horse has literally turned itself into a million dollar industry - with varieties of almost everything you can think of... Oonagh discusses her thoughts on these changes- was plain and boring easier, or are these new and exciting styles something that we needed in the competition ring?
Tony Hobden has worked in the music industry as an engineer and record producer for over 20 years. He lectures in music production at university level and continues to stay active and current within the industry. With his classical training and wealth of experience producing music encompassing all genres he will work with you every step of the way to understand your individual requirements and goals for your freestyle music. He also has a passion for dressage and a keen interest in using unique design and skill to take freestyle music to a whole new level. Tony has recorded and produced music for TV including adverts for “The North Face” and the theme tune for Sky One’s “The Café” and worked for DJ’s on the DMC label putting together mix CD’s. In addition Tony also was the principal sound editor for the feature film 'High Tide' in 2014. Tony's fiance is heavily involved in the equestrian industry and his interest to bridge the gap between two very different worlds inspired the creation of Equidance.
Caroline is the director of Horse India, a company providing adventure Horse safaris and events in Rajasthan. Caroline joins us to talk about the wonderful experiences she provides, the fabulous adventures they have, the impact of CV on India's horses and the eduction program she is involved with in India.
Jade is a 19 year old university student from Cheshire. She runs Off the Track Equine, an equestrian fashion brand. Who are trying to make equestrian fashion accessible to everyone no matter size or social-economical status. Jade is also in her 2nd year of a Primary Education Studies Degree. Whilst the pandemic has really effected her degree and business in the last year, it has really brought out the best in some people. Alongside this she has a TB called River and a Welsh Section A called Bee. Fitting in these two, a business and a full time degree is difficult but worth it because they are her world. Find out more about how she manages all of this and what tips she has for others.
Bex of RM Equine Training is a BHS APC and has over a decade of experience professionally riding, coaching, and grooming at top level in the equestrian world. Bex coaches in the main for Dressage, Driving and Working Equitation. We delve deeper into some of the lesser known aspects of our sport.
Alice Holborow is a the owner of two small business, two small horses, and is also a keen property investor. On top of juggling it all she decided to turn one of those businesses on its head and completely rebrand in the midst of a global pandemic. Alice will be chatting to Jenni about all things marketing and sharing how she kept the plates spinning during a chaotic time! @herditherecreative