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.  

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, looking after the Saturday Pony Club groups.

Kat March BHSPT (2014)

Kat loves children and really enjoys watching them progress in her Sunday Pony Club groups.  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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