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Lloyd Gillespie has 20 years experience as a Big 5 guide specialising in horse guiding. He is certified as International Horsemaster & Equestrian Tourism Instructor and as International Professional Equestrian Coach.

“We approach horsemanship holistically and consider horses as equal partners in our work together. Every single interaction we have with a horse is a test of leadership and whether we are suitable leaders worthy of being followed.” – Lloyd Gillespie


1. A full day comprehensive horsemanship workshop 

For grooms/riders/owners covering the basics of practical horsemanship & body language, disease symptoms & treatment, horse handling & lunging

2. A 3 day natural hoof trimming workshop

No hoof, no horse!

3. Backing & training of young horses 

Starting the work with your horse gentle and kind

For inquiries please send an email to or call us.

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