Charlie Bultitude – Owner
Charlie is a qualified registered BHS Stage 4 Senior Coach, with experience in teaching and coaching of all ages and abilities from lead rein to B test and stage 4 standard. He was employed and trained by the late Helen Barton-Smith at the very successful Pippin Equestrian Centre in Dorset.
In the past he was a very active member of the Pony Club, representing on dressage, tetrathlon, show jumping and eventing teams. Charlie has competed at BE up to JRN and rode under light sponsorship for several owners and represented his school at national level attaining individual 3rd at Hickstead Champs in 2006.
He’s since worked all over the globe in many different fields of the equestrian industry (from Australia to Belgium), including setting up a riding school in Hanoi, Vietnam. Over the past decade Charlie has worked on specializing in young and problem horses. Gaining experience with an open mind all over the globe; with his calm and patient demeanor Charlie is able to get the best out of every horse (and rider).
Sara de Jong – Yard Manager
Sara has over a decade of experience of working in the equine industry and over 20 years of riding experience.
She has worked all over the globe from Australia to Belgium to the USA and even Vietnam. Sara has gained experience in setting up and running riding schools, managing yards and grooming for riders up to Olympic level, backing and schooling/competing difficult and young horses.
Sara is Charlie’s right hand and is often found somewhere nearby.