‘I’m not just a coach!’

‘I’m not just a coach!’

Sharon Edwards is held in affection and respect by both the professional and amateur riders that she teaches and by judges when she competes, but she is a bit of a “back room girl”. She is quietly kept very busy with her coaching diary and because she is also...
Sarah Williams: ‘super woman’ and softie

Sarah Williams: ‘super woman’ and softie

BD List 2 judge and trainer Sarah Williams, also frequently seen coming down the centreline to compete, is an heroic mix of empathy, determination and manic energy. The softer side of the ‘village girl done good’ as she describes herself, adopts dogs and parrots —...
Ed’s secret: keep smiling and keep it relaxed

Ed’s secret: keep smiling and keep it relaxed

Trainer Ed Creamer smiled through his career with quirky first horse Korenbloem Santiago. The horse was frequently seen at Surrey venues spoiling good work with melt-downs, but Ed nevertheless took him from novice in the early 2000s, when he was in his late teens, up...
“Thank you Eva Klautke for my world class Luso”

“Thank you Eva Klautke for my world class Luso”

Caroline Eaton is working towards her grand prix goal with the immediate aim of qualifying for the European Iberian Dressage Masters (MCI) championships in Paris in the late autumn. Her partner Neve Vip is well-used to the international stage — a couple of years or so...
Laura wins acknowledgement for teaching skills

Laura wins acknowledgement for teaching skills

LAURA GORDON, a dressage and event rider based in West Sussex, has been declared KBIS “Instructor of the Year 2017”. Laura is well-known in southern dressage circles for her partnership with part-Cleveland Bay, Bantry Parks Ransom who is now, at 19,...
A ‘business dude’ who improves horses’ lives

A ‘business dude’ who improves horses’ lives

For the latest in its series of occasional ‘Back Story’ features, Out and About Dressage talked to amateur dressage rider and professional communications consultant, Karen Rowe. She worked with ‘big pharma’ and charities on Hormone Replacement Therapy horse welfare...

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