CATHRYN ROW B.H.S.I.I
Cathryn, a BHS Accredited Coach, has taken over management of the yard and will also be Chief Instructor. Cathryn has years of teaching experience having managed a riding school in Germany with over 80 horses for 5 years. She also has plenty of competition experience having competed up to 1.40m show jumping, BD Medium and even competed at Badminton Grassroots.
Head Groom & Pony Club Co-Ordinator
Louise has been here at CEC with us from the very start. Having already completed her BHS Stage 1, Louise supervises the yard, helps with organising Pony Club events as the Pony Club Co-Ordinator and schooling the ponies under Cathryns supervision.
LOUISE WHALL B.H.S S.1
Bookings & Office Administrator
Helen is our office angel assisting clients and staff alike with all our queries, She's on the end of the phone if you need to arrange something and there to greet you on arrival. Helen is Louise's mum.
Instructor & Yard Assistant
Dan is now the newest member of the team, joining us as a junior instructor and yard assistant. His passion is showjumping but he also loves teaching in all disciplines. He has previously worked at Stud Farms and riding schools. He was 6 years old when he started riding and 13 years old when he got his first pony. His love of showjumping has grown since the age of 16 and he has been progressing up the levels since. Dan has his own young horse that he is producing and hopes to take her as far as he can.
DAN WINNETT B.H.S.S II
ANGIE & PAUL OTHEN
Catherington Equestrian Centre is owned and operated by Angie and Paul Othen with support from friends and the fantastic centre staff. Angie is BHS qualified and has nearly 40 years experience of working with and being around horses in different environments from competition to livery and riding schools. She is also a qualified vocational qualifications assessor and higher education lecturer. Paul has also been around horses for many years, growing up with his grandparents having built and lived in the house on site at the Centre.
THE TEAM @ C.E.C
Always on hand to help
Catherington Equestrian Centre is very lucky to have such a fantastic team of passionate and enthusiastic instructors and yard staff.
Elsbeth has taken up an instructors position here at CEC. We are incredibly lucky to have her expertise on the team! She is a very well respected instructor and has been teaching for many years as well as competing her own horses. She teaches staff and clients alike at all levels and abilities.
ELSBETH JEFFREY B.H.S.A.I
Instructor & Yard Assistant
Heather is the newest member of the team, joining us as an instructor and yard assistant. She started riding at the age of 5, getting her first pony at the age of 6. She still has her now!! She is 26 years old. She was an active member of pony club and competed regularly. Since leaving school Heather has taught at riding schools and as a freelance instructor from which she took a well earned break to have her son. She now regularly competes at one day events and is working her way up in British Eventing.
HEATHER ELLIS B.H.S.S II
Saturday Yard Assistant
Ellie has been with us pretty much since the start! She helped out as a volunteer in return for lessons and now has a Saturday (and maybe some other days now she's finished school!) job assisting on the yard. She is continuing her lessons and has now been able to take on a loan horse Inks!