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Head Girl

Louise started working at CEC as a volunteer.  She then joined us working on her Equine Apprenticeship to NVQ Level 2.  She is now qualified and working as Head Girl.  She is fantastic with the horses and clients alike.

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LOUISE SANDIFORD NVQ II

ANGIE & PAUL OTHEN

Centre Proprietor

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.

Instructor

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.

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ELSBETH JEFFREY B.H.S.A.I

Instructor & Yard Assistant

Heather joined the team 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.

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HEATHER ELLIS B.H.S.S II

Apprentice Instructor & Groom

Cerys has been with us at CEC for a number of years already.  Having loaned ponies with us and then Chibbs, who she is now lucky enough to own!  She is now a fully paid employee of the Centre working towards her NVQ Level 2.

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CERYS OLIVER - TRAINEE INSTRUCTOR

Instructor

Michelle has joined us from her training at other local Riding Centres.  She has ridden for many years and is a member of local riding clubs.  She still undertakes important training with her special Mare, Mary. Michelle holds her BHS qualifications up to Stage II.

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MICHELLE CARTMAN - BHS SII

The Yard Team

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Emma

Emma has joined us as a Yard Assistant.  She was a client who now has her own horse and now works with us!

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Lucy

Lucy has been with us for a number of years.  She started her riding journey with us and has been with us ever since as client, volunteer and now Saturday Yard Assistant.

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More team information coming soon...

If you would like to learn more about our team please get in touch.