Meet the Team

Daisy Hitchins

Assistant Trainer/Work Rider

 

Jess Wareham 

Travelling Head Girl/Work Rider

Jess has been with us for four years now and is a very valued member of the team. Jess loves every one of the horses she looks after and does a fantastic job with everything she does, she rides some of the keenest horses in the yard, schools over fences, drives the horsebox and turns the horses out to an outstanding standard where you will often see her winning best turned out on a regular basis. It has been great to see her confidence grow so much since she started here with us. She also very successfully competes her own horses in her spare time. Jess reached the final ten in the Godolphin Stud & Stable awards 2019 from hundreds of entrants and also rode in the Betfair Charity race at Newton Abbot on Johni Boxit also in the summer of 2019.

 

Sian Gogan

Part Time Yard Staff

Sian has many years exprience within the racing industry having worked for the Barbers & Harry Fry, since settling down and starting a family she has quit the riding but is still a massive help in the yard several mornings a week and normally does all the clipping in the winter months as well.

 

Lucy Wareham

Weekend Staff

Lucy is Jess' younger sister. She is great in the yard and also rides to a good standard.

 

Aimee Gegg

Stable Staff

This is now Aimee's third time with us after starting here from scratch she has been and gone and gained invaluable experience along the way, both in racing and life in general. Hopefully she's here for a while now and can settle down as she is great to have in the yard and works to a good standard, her riding has also come a long way and she is now able to get some lot's out as well.

 

Lauren Clark

Stable Staff

Lauren is new to the team having recently completed her studying at Bicton College and decided racing is the industry she wants to develop in. She works away and keeps her head down, she has started to ride a couple of quiet ones whilst she is still learning and I am sure in time will be an asset to the yard.

 

Donny Grant

Stable Staff

Donny has had a lifetime within the racing industry, having worked for some of the biggest and best names in the business as well as holding a licence and riding on the flat when he was younger. He has many years experience driving long distances so he will normally be found in the horse box attending the sales or studs, if not you are sure to hear his whistle when he is mucking out his boxes in the mornings!

 

Pete Countanche

Farrier

Pete has been our farrier for a very long time now and does a great job, he has been with us since before the start and is brilliant at helping horses with very poor feet, he usually visits the yard twice a week.

 

John Hankinson

Equine Manipulations

John has also been working with us for several years and is fantastic for helping keep the horses in great physical shape, he works with some of the biggest names in the the industry so can only be a very useful asset.

 

 Ollie, Red & Smudge cannot be missed when anyone visits the yard, always in mischief but great company and good guard dogs.

 

 

 

 

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