Team

Ali & Bobby McEwen - Parents

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 - Travelling Groom

Lucy Seddon - Travelling Groom

Lucy is 21 years old 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.

Alice Blane - Yard Groom

Alice Blane - Yard Groom

Alice is 21 years old and joined the team on the 1st March 2016, as well as working on the yard Alice  competed on her own “Teddy”, and has produced him beautifully over the course of the year until he was sold in October 2016.

Isobel "Bella" Elliott  - Yard Groom

Isobel "Bella" Elliott - Yard Groom

Bella joined the team full time on the 1st December 2016, having completed her two year apprenticeship with Summerhouse Equestrian in September 2016. Bella gained her level 3 diploma & BHS stage 2. Bella has worked on the yard at various times during the year in between her studies, she also competes her own horses in her spare time!

 

Callum Hallett  - Assistant Yard Groom

Callum Hallett - Assistant Yard Groom

Callum is 18 years old and joined us on 18th January 2018, having worked as an apprentice for Nick Gauntlett Eventing since leaving school. He will also be competing his own Calico Bay aka Callie and they hope to complete a few Novice events by the end of the season.

Francesca Gorni - Yard Groom

Francesca Gorni - Yard Groom

Francesca is 22 years old & 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.

Jess Tregoning - Summer Working Pupil

Jess Tregoning - Summer Working Pupil

Jess is 18 years old & joined us on the 17th July 2018, from Godolphin School having completed 3 A’Levels, she is spending the season with us before going to University next year. She’s had plenty of yard & riding experience as her father is a racehorse trainer “Marcus Tregoning Racing” based in Whitsbury, Wilthsire. As well as working on the yard Jess will be competing her “Niveus Andante or Tigger” up to Novice during her time with us.

Sophie Martin - Work Rider

Sophie Martin - Work Rider

Sophie is 24 years old and joined the team on the 20th February 2018 as my work rider having been a former Pony Europeans Team GBR member she is well placed to assist me in keeping all the horses well schooled this season, as well as competing her own Zena.

Rodney Powell & Alex Franklin - Trainers

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

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 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 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 Elliot - Farrier

Greg does a fantastic job shoeing the horses and is invaluable to the Team!

Claire King

Claire King

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

Jacky Green - Media

Jacky Green handles the news section of the website and endeavours to keep the feed as up to date and relevant as possible! A sense of humour is always part of the plan and not just a list of results.
Sidney - The mascot

Sidney - The mascot

In charge of everyone and everything, but never to be found when you need him!