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Leanne Heslop

Leanne is yard manager and main rider at Smiths Farm

Leanne is a qualified and registered British Horse Society Intermediate Coach and has produced performance horses in Singapore, Australia, Belgium and Ireland

First Aider / CRB Checked / Fully Insured

In addition to her successes in the competition ring, Leanne has 20 years’ experience dealing with difficult horses and has developed a sympathetic but firm manner which is very effective

When coaching Leanne has an approachable and helpful manner and is happy to teach a wide range of abilities from the most nervous novice (who requires an experienced person on the ground who they can trust) to the most ambitious competitive rider (who is wants to achieve their goals in double quick time!)

Leanne is passionate about the correct schooling of the horse ensuring that the horse understands what he is expected to do by the rider using clear and correct aids applied at as part of an effective programme which produces improvement and results in the horse whilst not forgetting that the welfare and comfort of the horse is paramount

Leanne manages and organises a very caring and experienced team on the yard here at Smiths Farm and this is of particular benefit as the horse comes back into active work after veterinary procedures

When it comes to rehabilitation Leanne has experience in ground-work, lunging, long-reining and riding at the appropriate time of the horses recovery programme.
Vets, physios and other professionals’ instructions are followed to the letter to ensure the best possible outcome is achieved