The Gleneagles™ Hotel

Our In-house Coaching Team

Erik MacKechnie Training Coach  BHSI (1998)

World Class Development Coach, Paralympics representative for Scotland and RDA Dressage representative, Erik has competed to Advanced level dressage and has a wide circle of clients all over Scotland.  Erik is responsible for the on going development of the other coaches.   

Lorna Hastings Senior Coach BHSII  (2010)

In addition to being a very popular Coach, Lorna is also involved in the conception and running of various events and demos taking place at the Equestrian School.  Lorna qualified for, and competed in, the Royal Windsor Horse Show in 2011 with one of the Gleneagles school horses, Brenda, (the pair are pictured above) and is currently training for the UKCC level 3 qualification specialising in showjumping. 

Kirsty Green Coach BHSAI (Stage 4) (2001)

Kirsty gained her AI whilst teaching, competing, backing young horses and producing them for sale between 1991 - 2001.  After running her own livery for 5 yrs Kirsty took the Yard Managers position at Gleneagles where she achieved her Stage 4 riding.  Kirsty now has a family and coaches. Kirsty has also competed in British Dressage up to medium and qualified for the Scottish Dressage Champs in 2009 & 2010.

Kate Bowie Flexi-Coach BHSAI (Int. SM) (2008)

Kate actually gained her BHSAI after completing an Intensive Training Course at Gleneagles.  She became a popular member of the Coaching team, and though she is now pursuing her own career as a rider / trainer in the Stirlingshire area, she is still a valued member of the team in busy periods.  

Terri Comrie BHSPI (2012)

Terri has worked at Gleneagles for several years, training and gaining her BHS exams along the way.  Terri is very popular with the children she teaches and spends much of the summer escorting trail rides.

Christina Davidson BHSPI (2012)

As a child, Christina was a member of Gleneagles Pony Club, and later stabled her own ponies at Gleneagles.  Christina now showjumps in her spare time and is a popular full time coach.

Jo Rolph BHSPI (2014)

Jo was a Working Pupil at Gleneagles some years ago and has returned to continue her training at Gleneagles.  A popular member of the coaching team, Jo looks after Pony Club and is very involved with organising pony club competitions and summer programmes.

Roberta Zanetti BHSPI (2014)

Roberta joined the team in 2013 and has fast tracked her way through the BHS exams to gain her PTT and Stage 3 in June 2014.  Roberta is keen to continue her training at Gleneagles and is currently teaching through the busy holidays.  She is the firm favourite of many of our lead rein children and, being Italian, helps with translations when our Italian holidaymakers arrive.

Linzi Dougall BHSPT (2014)

Linzi attended our evening BHS training and had such a great experience that she decided to stay and work with us  - and we were delighted to have her as part of the team.  Linzi passed her BHS stage 3 care and PTT in June 2014 and is looking forward to sitting the Stg 3 riding in the near future. Like Roberta she currently teaches through the holidays and is enjoying teaching our lead rein lessons.

Kat March BHSPT (2014)

Kat is our lead rein queen, she loves children and really enjoys watching them progress.  Kat is very imaginative and if there are sounds of hilarity coming from the arena we know it will be Kat teaching!

 

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