BHS Stage 1 BHS Stage 2 BHS Stage 3 PTT (Preliminary Teachers Test) AI (Assistant Instructor)
Duties of Current Occupation
Ensuring the nutrition/ health/veterinary/farriery/dentistry needs of 100+ horses are met on a daily basis and the smooth running of a large yard and team of volunteers.
Equine Work Experience
12 years of teaching adults and children in pony club privately and in riding school environment, including preparing clients for professional exams.
The last 3 years I've had intensive experience of sick horse nursing, establishing worming protocol, pasture and herd management and all that goes with managing a large and varied herd.
I have worked closely for the last 3 years with the UCD Equine Field Service in ensuring the medical and veterinary needs of 100+ horses were met.
I've worked with horses of all ages, breeds, temperaments and standards of health alongside a team of farriers, dentists and physical therapists to ensure that horses received the highest standard of care.
I have experience leading a team of volunteers and helpers ensuring a very high standard of equine care is maintained.
Type of Ride Work
I've ridden since childhood, worked a lot with young horses and jumped competitively up to 1.10, however I do not have an interest in riding as part of my career, my focus is on equine welfare and care.
I have been involved in organising local competitions in yards where I've worked, course building and judging.
I have accompanied competing teams and individuals to competitions in a chef d'equips capacity.
Areas of Expertise
Working with children
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