meet the team
Nici is a FEI and BHS accredited coach with many years experience coaching young riders and adults; accompanying them to shows, and goal setting, to help them to reach their full potential. She specialises in showjumping and has helped many riders develop their skills to National level. She sources horses for purchase for clients.
4 year jack Russell, and yard guard dog.
With over 22 years of experience working with horses, Billy specialises with young horses having a sympathetic touch. He acts as groundsman and show groom, whilst holding a 7.5 tonne driving licence for horse transport. Billy helps Nici from the ground when backing and breaking young horses.
Nici successfully competed in Singapore with her showjumper Glenwood Park Majorie 'Minnie', in the FEI World Challenge. In 2013 they were awarded Showjumping Horse of the Year, Showjumping Rider of the Year, and as a team they won the 120cm National Equestrian Showjumping League. That same year they won 2nd place in the FEI Category A World Showjumping Challenge.
In 2014 Nici relocated to the UK with her showjumper Glenwood Park Majorie, to further her professional career. Over the last five years she has established herself as a riding coach, specialising in showjumping covering Berkshire and Gloucestershire. In summer 2018, Nici was named Supreme Champion at Trailblazers on Bessos mi Amor 'Bess'.
In 2019 Nici was placed in the top 15 of over 300 riders in numerous classes at Hickstead. She achieved 4th in the Grand Prix at the Gloucestershire area show. She has continued to jump Bess consistently at 110m across the country.
Nici enjoys producing ponies for young riders. Being a lightweight capable rider, Nici has taken young ponies hunting for the first time and taken showjumping ponies to their first show. She assists young riders with their ponies to form a strong and successful relationship.
12 years, ISH, 15.2h won the Albion senior championship at Trailblazers in August 2018 in Nici's first season with her. In 2019 Bess stepped up to 110cm with numerous placings at Hickstead and Wales & West over the summer.
Roxy joined the team in Feb 2020. Nici and Roxy had a successful first year together qualifying for the HOYS silver league final, the Dodson and Horrell amateur championships and picked up lots of wins in the foxhunter class.
This year Nici and Roxy have stepped up to 130cm and are looking forward to jumping the foxhunter second rounds.
Nici was over the moon that Roxy qualified for the main ring at Hickstead in the amateur 120cm class placing 9th in the qualifier out of over 150 people.
Rising 4 year old Thoroughbred by the famous Sadler's Wells. OP is already standing at 16.3h. Nici is looking forward to producing him this season.
16.2h Bred in Melbourne Australia by Brook Dobbin, moved to Singapore in 2012 where she competed successfully to 135 cm. Sadly Minnie passed away in 2019.
Owned by Corrie Heppel.
Chaplin enjoys joining me at British Showjumping events whilst Corrie is on holiday
14.1h cob owned by Jodie Shaw. I rebacked Mabel in early 2020 and have since taken her showjumping, cross country, arena eventing, hunting and fun rides. I also teach the owner regularly on Mabel. This year I will be showjumping Mabel BS 85/90cm.