Training

NFRC run a HUGE amount of training for our members…please see our Events Calendar for dates/info and our Schedules/Forms Page to download booking slips.

Our Trainers…

Andrew Harris – Dressage

Andrew Harris is a former event rider with many years’ experience of producing horses for top level sport. He has completed Badminton on eight occasions and has won several prestigious competitions such as Windsor and Bramham. He’s had training from some of the world’s most renowned trainers including Lars Sederholm, Iris Kellet, Ferdi Eilberg and Jennie Loriston-Clarke. Internationally, he has regular instruction from Jan Dupont. Drew’s a British Dressage approved trainer, UKCC Level Three coach, current Chief Selector for the British Dressage Pony Dressage Team, and a List Four judge.

Kirsty Johnston

Kirsty is a 4* international event rider with a wealth of experience on producing young horses through to top grades in eventing. She has a very strong eventing and dressage background and really enjoys helping members of the New Forest Riding Club with their horses be it on the flat or jumping.

Kirsty Johnston - Badminton

David Thomas

David has taught regularly for our club for many years.  He’s extremely friendly and has a great sense of humour. He gives so much confidence to horse and rider which massively helps to improve horse and riders’ performance.  David can teach all levels of ability and always with great enthusiasm.  David is very highly thought of and is a huge asset to our club.

David Thomas

Zoe Pyatt

Zoe was born in 1974, started riding at 3 years old, she did all Pony Club disciplines – PPC and SJ teams. 1st reserve England PPC Team…fortunate enough to have sponsors and owners through BSJA Juniors, Under 21’s, Ladies and Seniors! Competed round the County Circuit/Hickstead for many years. Has produced a few of her own youngsters to National Level. Zoe’s now been teaching SJ for over 15 years and delivers great lessons to our members.

Zoe Pyatt