Staff Profiles

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Fay

Hannah

Hannah

My name is Hannah and I am a BHSAI instructor here at Wembury. I have been an instructor for nearly 10 years have taught a wide variety of people and horses.

I am originally from the Peak District near Manchester but moved to Plymouth 7 years ago. I love my job, the fab staff and the ponies. As well as teaching, I help the other staff achieve their qualifications and together, we work to ensure that all the horses and ponies are very well looked after and cared for.

I have the following qualifications:
- BHSAI
- BHS Riding and Road Safety
- DBS
- Child Protection
- ABRS & BHS training

I have a few favourite neddies but I can't resist Zeus as he is super cute and I do love my horse Seamus, of course!
If you're thinking of coming and paying us a visit I hope to see you soon here at Wembury :)

Laura-Jane Dale

Laura-Jane Dale

Laura-Jane Dale is a fully qualified UKCC Level 2 freelance instructor who specialises in nervous riders and young horses. She has show jumped up to 1.40m level so jumping is Laura's main teaching focus but she also trains riders on the flat and organises XC clinics.

Laura W

Laura W

Hi, my name is Laura and I'm a duty manager at WBRS and also work behind the scenes in the office. I learnt to ride at Wembury a very long time ago and am now lucky enough to be able to work here! It’s a fab place to work, all the other staff are lovely and the horses and ponies are all super cute and very well behaved (most of the time at least…)!

I have the following qualifications:
- First Aid
- Child Protection
- DBS
- ABRS Progressive Tests in Stable Management levels 1-6
- ABRS Progressive Tests in Equitation levels 1-3
- BHS Riding and Road Safety Certificate

My qualification aims for this year are:
- Complete my ABRS Progressive Tests in Stable Management up to level 7
- Complete my ABRS Progressive Tests in Equitation up to level 6

My main areas of responsibility on the yard are:
- Helping to run the Saturday and Sunday clubs
- Keeping the files and records up to date
- Helping with the ABRS Stable Management training
My favourite horse on the yard is without doubt the beautiful Whisper although I do have a soft spot for the lovely Misty!

Tori Aylmore

Tori Aylmore

Freelance instructor Tori Aylmore and her spaniel puppy Logan, can be can be found teaching at Wembury on Sundays! Tori, who originally trained with Heather Moffett some years ago, has a keen interest in horse/rider biomechanics and is passionate about teaching effective riding and a kinder way to ride and train.

Tori works with riders of all ages and abilities, both on the flat and over jumps, and specialises in working with nervous riders to help improve their confidence.

Outside of Wembury, Tori has her own training yard in Ashburton working with a variety of young horses for breaking and schooling, as well as older horses needing sympathetic remedial training or rehabilitation following injury or surgery.

Tori is also a fully trained LM approved saddle fitting consultant and offers sympathetic saddle fitting to WBRS horses and ponies, as well as her extended client base across Devon.

Steph

Steph

Hi, I'm Steph. I have been working at WBRS for six years. I am the Full Livery Manager, This entails liaising with livery owners and making sure their horses have first class care! I am also responsible for making sure the horses' Farrier records are up to date and making sure our furry friends in the Small Animal Corner are in tip-top condition!

I have the following qualifications:
- Level 1 Animal Care NVQ
- Level 2 Customer Service NVQ
- BHS Stage 1 Care
- ABRS 1-3 Equitation
- ABRS 1-3 Stable Management
- First Aid
- Child Protection
- BHS Riding and Road Safety
- DBS

My qualification targets for this year are:
- ABRS Equitation and stable management Progressive Tests
- ATV Quad Bike Course

My favourite horse on the yard is Merlin!

Toni

Toni

Hi my name is Toni! I am 22 years old, I've completed my Level 2 apprenticeship in Customer service and now work as a yard hand. I have always had a love for horses and starting taken lessons here in May 2015 and was very excited to begin working here in the September.
ABRS Level 1 in both riding and stable management.

I also have a CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education.

My favourite horse at the yard is Minstrel as he was the horse I had for my first ever lesson. But I do find our two smallest boys, Vinnie and Zeus extremely cute!!

Laura C

Laura C

Hi, I'm Laura, I am a Duty Manager at WBRS.

I have the following qualifications:
- ABRS 1-4 in Equitation
- ABRS 1-4 in Stable Management
- First Aid
- Child Protection
- DBS

My qualification aims for the year ahead are:
- BHS Riding and Road Safety
- BHS Stage One

My main area of responsibility is:
- Hay/Haylage stock

My favourite horses on the yard would have to be Whisper and Tyson!

Beckee

Beckee

Hi I'm Beckee! I have been a volunteer and student at Wembury since August 2014 and have had a job here for just over a year.

My current qualifications are:
- BHS Riding and Road Safety
- BHS Stage 1 in Care

I am currently working towards:
- BHS Stage 2 care
- ABRS riding up to level 5.

I absolutely love it here at Wembury Bay, the staff I work with are so friendly and the view is amazing! I love all of the horses on the yard but my favourite is Tyson.

Eleanor

Eleanor

Hi I'm Eleanor and I'm working full time at the stable and behind the scenes in the office! Along side that I'm working my way through my ABRS & BHS exams.

My current qualifications are:
- Level 2 NVQ Coaching
- DBS
- ABRS Progressive Tests in Equitation levels 1-7
- ABRS Progressive Tests in Stable Management levels 1-6
- BHS Stage 1 Riding
- BHS Stage 1 Care
- ABRS lunge unit
- BHS Riding and Road Safety
- Level 1 Food Safety and Hygiene
- Emergency First Aid

My qualification aims are:
- continue progressing through the ABRS tests.

I love horse riding and my favourite thing to do with my horse, Mr Darcy is show jumping!
My other favourite horses are Storm and Shariffa!

Lauren

Lauren

Hi, my name is Lauren and I mainly work weekends at the yard. The rest of the time, I am at Duchy College studying Level 3 Horse Care.

My current qualifications are:
ABRS Progressive Tests in Stable Management levels 1-5
ABRS Progressive Tests in Equitation levels 1-5
BHS Riding and Road Safety

My aims for this year are to continue working towards my BHS exams.

My favourite horse on the yard has to be Fern because she is super cuddly but all the ponies are cute!

Patch

Patch

Please meet 10 year old Patch, Hannah's beautiful rescue dog who visits 2 days a week.
If you're lucky enough to see her when you visit she is very friendly and loves attention from everybody!