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 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 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
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 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 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 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 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!