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Alison Buttery BHSAI & Int.SM

Freelance Equestrian Coach

Experienced, professional riding instructor & coach, available for lessons across Derbyshire/Staffordshire/Nottinghamshire

Equestrian Coaching

Alison is an experienced coach, who enjoys teaching riders at all levels. Based in the East Midlands, Alison not only travels out to teach riders at their yard, she also offers regular training clinics in the region, incorporating pole work, grid work and show jumping training.

As a British Horse Society Accredited Professional Coach, Alison is fully insured, holds current DBS approval, has up-to-date First Aid certification together with Safeguarding training.

Alison enjoys coaching riders of any level, and promotes the following in her training:

  • Building horse & rider confidence
  • Correct rider position, balance and postural alignment
  • Improving communication and rapport between rider and horse
  • Challenging riders to step outside of their comfort zone
  • Developing correct training principles to improve the horse’s way of going for the long term
  • Progressive training for both horse & rider to ensure they are able to achieve their goals

OUR VALUES

Why do we have horses? It’s a big question, isn’t it? For most amateur horse owners & riders, our aim is to enjoy spending time with our horses, build a bond with them, and to learn and develop our skills.

The Everyday Equestrian is all about challenging horse owners & riders to progress their understanding and skills, to ultimately have the best time possible with their horses.

How do we do this?

  • Goal setting for each individual horse & rider combination
  • Creating tailored training plans
  • Confidence building techniques
  • Engaging & structured training exercises
  • Challenging riders to ‘step outside their comfort zone’
  • Setting homework & action points
  • Two-way communication between Coach and rider
  • Great communication & support, during training & in between lessons
  • To help horse riders & owners to achieve their goals
  • To build confidence for all horse owners and riders
  • To challenge people to learn & develop their skills
  • To uphold correct & ethical training principles
  • To promote an excellent standard of horse care & management
  • To ensure both horses and their humans enjoy each other’s company
  • To have fun!

The Everyday Equestrian pledges to offer the best value for money training available, through hands-on sessions, alongside by workshops & online training, and ongoing tailored support, in order to encourage horse owners to achieve their equestrian goals.

All of our Coaches meet the following criteria:

  • British Horse Society Accredited Professional Coach membership
  • DBS checked
  • Safeguarding training
  • Fully insured
  • Train & compete in a range of disciplines, including dressage, show jumping & eventing
  • Undertake continuing professional developing & training (no-one knows it all!)
  • Professional manner
  • Excellent industry links to other professionals, e.g. Veterinary Physiotherapist, Saddle Fitter, etc.

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