Ali & Bobby McEwen - Parents
Bobby is a partner at Valley Equine in Lambourn and Ali showjumped professionally and now is invaluable in helping day to day with the horses at home and at events.
Lucy Seddon - Head Girl/Travelling Groom
Lucy is 21, and joined Tom’s team at the end of 2013. As well as running the yard with Tom Lucy enjoys her eventing and has been lucky enough to have competed some of Tom’s retired advanced horses such as Major Sweep. Lucy WON the Haddon Training British Groom Award in 2018.
Isobel "Bella" Elliott - Yard Groom
Francesca Gorni - Yard Groom
Francesca is 22 and joined us on the 2nd August 2018, from Hartpury College having completed a 3 year degree in BA (Hons) Equine Business Management. She’s had plenty of yard experience having been Barn Mentor for Hartpury Equine Therapy Centre over a 2 year period whislt studying. We anticipate she’s well placed to put her management of 22 liveries over to our eventers! Added to that she’s worked & groomed with Carl Hester MBE, Charlotte DuJardin MBE & Alan Davies both at home & at competitions. Francesa also hopes to compete her Mare “Firenze Van Twelve Oaks” or ‘Renzie’ and progress up to Novice by the end of the season.
Annie Hambrook - Yard Groom
Annie is 20 and joined the team on the 11th December 2018, as Yard Groom, since leaving school she’s work for John Marsden Eventing at Somerford Park Farm in Cheshire. During that time Annie gained her Level 3 diploma & Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Horse Care & Management. Annie’s experience in exercising, following fitness & feeding programmes and aiding in the preparation for competitions including clipping, trimming, pulling, plaiting and grooming at events sees her well placed to join our team.
Rodney Powell & Alex Franklin - Trainers
Rodney and Alex have been training Tom since Pony days and their teaching and support at events is invaluable.
Gavin Scofield - Osteopath
A hugely experienced osteopath who has worked for a number of years on Tom’s horses with great success.
Ellen Stanwell – Chiropractor DC AMC MMCA
Ellen is a member of the McTimoney Chiropractor Association. She has a very holistic approach and considers all aspects of their well being & keeps all the horses free from any tightness and strains in their backs. She comes to the yard on a regular basis to give each horse an MOT so they can remain at optimal performance throughout the event season. Mob 07976 412 642
Philippa James - Equine Physiotherapist BSc VPNA DipAPhys MIAAT
Philippa is an Equine Sports Therapist, trained by well known Physiotherapist Marnie Malgarin who treats Carl Hesters horses. Philippa comes to treat the horses once a month, specific requirements dependent, and is a key aspect to the horses muscular development. Mob 0787 657 0885
Greg Elliot - Farrier
Greg does a fantastic job shoeing the horses and is invaluable to the Team!
Claire is the “office” and joined the team in September 2013. She looks after all the administration / secretarial jobs relating to the business, the day-to-day financial affairs and monthly billing, in essence anything not directly related to the actual day to day care of the horses!
Jacky Green - Media
Sidney - The mascot
In charge of everyone and everything, but never to be found when you need him!