My full name is Theresa warner (used to be Groombridge) and everyone usually calls me Teri.
I am a qualified and insured Instructor and equine trainer.
I teach riders of all ages and abilities, from little tots right upto fellow staff members. These lessons include training for exams, competitions and running pony club sessions. Most of my work is done via the centre where I work as it is BHS, riding club and pony club accredited. www.badshotleaequatrian.com
I am on the british dressage list of trainers
I have also recently qualified in Equine psychology, this has given me a different approach to the work that I do with with my horses and handlers/riders. This has lead to many new and interesting exercises including horse agility.
I am hoping to branch into helping riders with behavioural problems as well as offering online video tutorials for ridden, in hand and behavioural work. please email for a free online consultation. email@example.com
I have been riding since i was 6 years old, i began riding with the local riding school, i quickly convinced them to allow me to become a helper, i grew up enjoyed helping them with the buyng, selling and breaking of riding school ponies and also got my first taste of teaching.
My first pony was a retired riding school pony called willow, a gorgeous 14'1 grey, veteran mare, I moved willow to a DIY yard and had a lot of fun with her, however she would not load and was not really a competition minded pony so Shows and Events were never an option.
After leaving college with a GNVQ in leisure and tourism i decided to embark on an equine career, this started with a job offer to be a groom with the mounted police, I had to turn this down but it was followed by a job offer from Elly Hierons at Silvermere equestrian centre, and i have never looked back!
I began working for Elly in 1999 as a trainee, since then i have achieved my BHS exams including my grooms certificate and my BHSAI.
Silvermere was a full livery yard and riding school with very high standards and demanding owners, although tricky at times it has moulded me into the horse woman i am today.
The team left silvermere in 2005 and Elly opened Badshot-lea equestrian centre which has also become very successful and continues to train riders and staff to a high standard.
I bought my horse Alexsander from our pony dealer in 2002, he was a very weak 6 year old, We started to event together in september in 2004 and have continued to become stronger every season.
I was awarded a EHOA training bursary in 2008, which enabled some amazing training with trainers such as Pippa Funnell, Rob stevens, J-P Sheffield and Team GB coaches Tracie Robinson and Kenneth Clawson.
I gave birth to my first child, Aaron on the 4th febuary 2011, this has given me a whole new challenge... but us riders love a challenge!!
Since having aaron i continued to event and compete at british dressage.
, I was awarded the shearwater owner/rider trophy presented by susan and jeremy lawton in 2014 and attended the EHOA awards dinner amongst many amazing top riders.
I now enjoy a part time job in PR and Marketing with Creative Equine, as well teaching freelance. In April 2017 I am looking forward to opening a new livery and training centre at Merrywood farm in Lyne, Surrey.