Michelle Woolrich is highly experienced coach with a specific interest in eventing and show jumping, & is a BHS registered instructor.
Qualified to UKCC level 2, BEF (British Equestrian Federation) and ABRS (Association of British Riding Schools) accredited, BTEC level 4 in FE teaching & learning, also trained in first aid, child protection and safeguarding children, and has enhanced CRB disclosure.
Our riding lessons are focussed on getting the best from you and your horse, improving your horses fitness, skill level, gait and performance quality, whilst improving the riders position, posture, effectiveness and education. Teaching children and adults of all abilities.
Our ground schooling lessons teach you how to work your horse more effectively from the ground. Focussing on lunging, long reigning, and loose schooling using a range of techniques including poles and suitable training aids. These lessons are ideal if you or your horse is recovering from injury or can not be ridden for other reasons, or if you simply want to introduce variety into your horses training
Help studying for BHS/NVQ exams or simply to improve your equine theory and practical knowledge as a horse owner. A wide variety of subjects are available including anatomy, exercise physiology, nutrition, equine first aid, competition prep, massage and stretching for horse owners, and many more
Guest lectures, talks and demonstrations for clinics, colleges, riding clubs, courses, pony clubs, teams, groups, seminars, riding schools, camps etc. on a variety of subjects within my particular area of knowledge – anatomy and physiology, rehabilitation, injuries, exercise physiology, equitation science, equine alternative therapies, physical therapies, performance issues, stretching and massage etc. Demonstrations are also available for smaller groups, so if you and your friends would like to be shown some simple, safe and effective massage and stretching techniques to use on your own horse, get in touch (min. 6 people)
To help you get your new horse into the right routine and educate you to take care of him correctly and safely. Lessons will take into account yours/your horses individual circumstances to get a routine that suits both you, including personal time management and financial aspects whilst ensuring you are caring for your horse in the most effective way. Subjects that are covered include daily, weekly and monthly stable/field routines, feeding, exercise programmes, tack care, grooming and many more.