Helen grew up in the North East of England and began riding in 1976. Involved in many equestrian activities including UK Pony Club she later studied Horse Management and completed her British Horse Society Intermediate Instructor & UK Coaching Certificate. Helen then traded her original career in the insurance industry for the equestrian world.
Helen’s pursuits led her to Management and Coaching positions in England & Ireland where she developed many educational programs for young riders and led young rider teams to victory. Further, in Arabia, Helen had the privilege of working for the Qatari Royal family training A rated Arabians and coaching international students. While there a consultant position with the Asian Games Organizing Committee, Equestrian Department followed.
During her career, she has worked extensively with stallions and previously unridden horses planning their training course for disciplines including: Eventing, Dressage and Foxhunting. Helen has trained with numerous international renowned riders and continues to do so, gaining a deeper understanding of the physical & mental welfare of the horse and how we (horse & rider) interact as working partners.
Most recently and now settled in New England, Helen focuses on training young horses and riders offering advice & support to the next generation of horse lovers!