Sue Chadwick is a BHSI Advanced Eventer who specialises in all phases of eventing. She is also a BE Northern Region Under 18 Programme Coach. She provides clinics in Show Jumping and can adapt these to suit people of all ages and levels. She has previously competed up to 4*. Whether the rider is preparing for a competition or just challenging themselves, Sue’s vast knowledge and experience will provide them with valuable training.
“Creating and improving trusted partnerships between you and your horse. At it’s best horse and rider are not joined by just tack but by trust and communication and each is reliant upon each other”
With her sympathetic and friendly approach her aim is to achieve the very best from both you and your horse. No matter what your level and aspirations Ashley can help you set your goals and then work towards achieving them.
Ashley’s coaching philosophy is based on the dressage scales of training –
She believes in coaching horse and rider combination into the best partnership they can be with the horse’s welfare paramount. Ashley is well known for her patient and sympathetic approach. She feels there is not just one training method and every horse has a different personality and ability which should be taken into account. Rider position, balance and correct application of the aids are an important part of Ashley’s coaching and she can help you to develop this to create clear communication and enhance your horse’s way of going.
Ashley considers that continual professional development is important and that learning is continuous. There is always something to be learned from someone else! She attends the dressage convention and any other suitable training opportunities. Ashley is a BHS registered instructor and also holds the UKCC level 2 coaching certificate. She is also a recognised coach on the British dressage trainer’s database, these qualifications also ensure full insurance cover, current first aid, child protection and CRB checked. Ashley has also competed herself up to PSG level and has also ridden at Grand Prix level.