COACHING

Training for horse and rider is available at Thundry Farm with resident
British Showjumping coach Christine Shubrook and visiting coaches Corinne Bracken, BS coach, and with Lizzie Murray for dressage.

Thundry provides excellent training facilities with a 25m X 50m indoor school and a jump field, on sandy soil, with a full set of jumps.

Training is open to both livery clients and visiting clients and can be provided via private sessions or shared sessions (2-3 people).

Complete Livery clients receive a weekly complementary training session from Christine and very good rates for addtional sessions. Basic livery clients recieve discounted rates.
Liveries are given discounted rates for coaching with Corinne also.

Christine is the resident coach so is available, in the afternoons, thoughout the week (Monday is the standard 'day off') & week ends. Call or email to book a slot to fit with your schedule.

Corinne and Lizzie are normally at the farm on a monthly basis. and the sessions are on week days, in the morning.
Corinne tends to do group sessions of no more than three people. Lizzie's sessions are private and last 45minutes.

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Showjump Coaching

Corinne Bracken worked for Thundry Farm for over 20 years as the professional rider and trainer. During that time Christine was Corinne’s ground person and together they developed young horses. As Corinne’s talent for riding developed she and Christine attended clinics presented by many international riders and their enthusiasm and knowledge of training increased. Corinne is a BSJA Accredited Coach, has been a sucessful Junior & Young Rider Teams Chef d’Equipe and was awarded BSJA Coach of the year 2007.

In 2007 Christine decided to gain the qualifications to recognise her own talents as a coach and has qualified as a UKCC level 3 (showjump specific) coach. Clients recognise that Christine has an ability to encourage the rider to develop their own skills, whilst providing informative instruction to help them train their horses.

Both Corinne and Christine believe that riders and horses should be confident and enjoy their sessions in order to reach their goals. This is achieved by a calm and methodical approach to your training needs. Some clients have lessons with Corinne some with Christine, some swop between the two depending on availability. We really don’t mind as we work together and our styles are compatible and of course Corinne has trained Christine for many years.

Residential Training Programmes

If you want to have an intensive training programme over a few days or base yourself with us for a bit longer then this can be arranged to suit your goals and requirements.

Dressage Training

Training is provided on a 1-2-1 basis in 45 minute sessions by Lizzie Murray. Lizzie is a great trainer for pure dressage or flatwork to improve your jumping. She is very approachable and accommodating for horses for which dressage wouldn’t be their first choice! She is Dressage Coach to the Eventing Equine Pathway and National Squad, and has been involved with some part of the training of at least 4 of the horses at the World Equestrian Games.

To book a training session call Christine on 01252 72552 or email thundry@thundry.co.uk.

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