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Anthony Lane – Showjumping Coach


  • Registered British Horse Society Accredited Professional Coach and Registered British Showjumping UKCC Level 3 Showjumping Specific Coach with over 40 years’ experience of teaching riders of all standards
  • Trained and worked with world-renowned riders and coaches resulting in coaching sessions that are up-to-date with modern thinking without losing the traditional principles of correct horsemanship
  • First Aider / CRB Checked / Fully Insured
  • Manchester University Certificate of Education
  • Producer of young and competition horses
  • Passionate and enthusiastic teacher – keen to impart knowledge in a simple practical manner
  • Proven management record: together with wife Janet developed Smiths Farm Horses from scratch

Coaching Philosophy:

  • To create a learning environment where people develop into competent riders and get the best from their horses
  • To create a situation where riders receive top quality and up-to date training
  • Training philosophy based on the Scales of Training

About Anthony Lane:

  • Many years of developing horses and riders ranging from developing confidence in nervous novices to helping ambitious competitive riders to achieve their goals
  • Eye for detail that can help competitive riders improve their competition record
  • Prides himself on the clarity of his explanations
  • Uses his experience and education to maintain traditional standards of training whilst keeping up-to-date with the latest thinking within the context of the modern world
  • Imparts knowledge generously and thoughtfully ensuring that riders gain maximum understanding to enable them to get the best from their horses
  • Aims to develop confidence and belief by building correct foundations
  • Careful to maintain a fun mood during training sessions in the belief that horse and rider progress best when they feel good about themselves and each other
  • Dedicated to principles of correct training as the basis for producing healthy happy horses in a harmonious partnership with their rider