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Our Trainers

Cassie Price

Cassie is a 3* event rider and BHSII instructor - and a favourite with all of our members having been a dedicated, sympathetic and all round amazing instructor for the club for many years!

Having produced her own horses, Cassie is experienced in all three phases of eventing, drawing on her own expertise to help you achieve your eventing and equine goals at all levels.

Cassie will be holding show jumping, cross country schooling, flatwork and pole clinics at Cowcombe Equestrian, Rectory Farm and Wayfarer Eventing for the club. 

Rhian Jones

Rhian is a much loved local trainer who has come highly recommended to us from members who have trained with her for some time hence we are delighted that she has agreed to offer training for us.


Rhian was formally Chief Instructor at Trent Park Equestrian Centre where alongside teaching she trained many students taking their BHS exams.


Since moving to Wiltshire for the past 10 years she has been team trainer for the Beaufort PC SJ and Eventing teams, supporting numerous wins both locally and at the Championships. Pupils have progressed to BG Junior and Young Rider Teams and she still trains 5* Eventer Lici Hawker whom she has taught since she was 8yrs old.


Rhian enjoys teaching to disciplines to all ages and abilities, helping them to gain confidence in their ability to ride as a partnership, regardless of level and to do so safely with speed of progression depending on the individual partnership.

Melanie Norris BHSI

Melanie is a classically trained dressage rider and instructor with over 40 years experience of training both horses and riders from grassroots to advanced level. 


Mel has ridden internationally at small tour and trained in Europe and Britain with renowned trainers such as Jenni Lorriston-Clark, Ferdi Eiberg and Spanish riding school chief Arther Kottas. 


Mel specialises in bringing on horse and ride with patience, understanding and passion and loves to train all levels of rider.  She comes to us highly recommended by current members of the club who already have lessons with her.

Mel will be offering 45 minute individual dressage lessons from Ampney Down Farm and also from her base in South Marston for our members.

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