Aaron holds his Amateur Jockeys licence and rides both under rules and in Point to Points. He regularly rides work, schools and is a great asset to the team.
Leah completed work experience with us before completing her NVQ Course at the NRC. Although young, she is a very good rider and keen to learn. She has now gained her Amateur licence and has been placed twice in point to points!
Yasmin has plenty of experience having worked for top yards including Keith Reveley and Mark Johnston. She rides out 6 mornings a week and enjoys going racing with the horses she looks after.
Zoe has a wealth of experience having worked in racing since leaving school at 16. She has held a number of responsible roles in good yards and has been a great addition to Howe Hills.
Meg has been around horses all her life and recently turned her interests towards the racing industry. She is a competent lightweight rider and gets a good tune out of the Flat horses. She has also done a great job with Halcyon Days this year.
Katie completed her NVQ 2 at the NRC and is currently working on her Level 3. Katie works in the yard full time and looks after the horses on the ground. Katie goes racing and drives the lorry when needed.
Andy holds an Amateur Licence and rides out for us 5 mornings a week. He is a very lightweight rider and gets along well with the Flat fillies. Andy enjoys schooling and going racing with the horses that he rides out.
Emma has worked for me since Day 1 having previously done the bookwork for Ferdy Murphy. She does two days a week for us and can be contacted any time via e-mail for accounts enquiries. Emma is happy to help with VAT enquiries, ownership registrations etc. She has recently completed the Racing Secretaries course at the NRC.
Jackie has spent her life with horses and worked for John Wade for 30 years. I was very lucky that she decided to stay when I moved in! In charge of the day to day running of the yard, medical issues and the general care of horses in training along with driving the lorry racing - Jackie is a key member of staff.
Holly joined us from the NRC as an apprentice - she has settled in to the team very well. Although young and relatively inexperienced, she has a very mature outlook and will undoubtably be successful within racing.
Nathan is a professional NH jockey who works for us 4 days per week. He currently claims a handy 5lb and has had notable successes for us via Champagne To Go, Captain Mowbray and Im Too Generous.
Conor is a professional NH jockey who rides out for us twice a week. He has had a great season for us including notable wins on Toi Storey, Breizh Alko, Halcyon Days, Pain Au Chocolat, Soviet Castle and Fabianski.
Interactive methods to alleviate soreness, strain and tension. Goal is to increase performance, by increasing flexibility, improving circulation, reducing (chronic) muscle tension, soothing the joints and relaxing the entire body, bringing it back into balance. This is accomplished by combining various techniques, which are all gentle & non-invasive highly effective in working with chronic stress, injuries and pains or problems associated with postural and structural imbalances in your equine.
We are very lucky to be supported by some really talented riders under both codes. Although we don't have a retained rider we have a selection of jockeys who we can rely on and know the horses well.
Our support team is vital and we use world class professionals. Paul Lentelink is our vet (Baker McVeigh & Abbott) , Jamie Fox, Stephen Beane and Andy Grant are our farriers, Marike Bronke does our physio (weekly visits) and Ben Woodhouse is our equine dentist.