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Director of Riding: Darrell Scaife FBHS, UKCC & British Eventing and FEI Accredited Coach.

A Fellow of the British Horse Society. BE and FEI coach, Darrell is Chair of Selectors and Chef d'Equipe to GB Juniors and Zimbabwe Chef d'Equipe. Darrell coached Camilla Kruger for the Rio Olympics 2016, who made history by becoming the first ever Zimbabwean to earn a ticket to compete in an equestrian sport at the Olympic Games.

Alongside the timetabled lessons and clinics given by visiting coaches, the Equestrian Centre can tailor individual training packages if required. Darrell is assisted by an excellent team.

Miss E Halsey BHSII BHSSC, Assistant Director of Riding

Miss J Chilcott BHSII, Senior School Instructor

Miss M MacDonald BHSII, Instructor

Miss J Foster BHSAI, Prep School Instructor    

Mr N Hubbard, Centre Manager

Miss D Haines, Yard Manager and Instructor

Mrs E Sowels, Riding Office Secretary

Miss K Carpenter, Equestrian Apprentice

Miss L Marsh, Equestrian Apprentice

Miss N Shipley, Equestrian Apprentice

Miss C Wilkins, Equestrian Apprentice

Miss B Zalbidea Bodega, Equestrian Apprentice


The staff and pupils at Stonar's Equestrian Centre work as a team. While each pupil learns to understand the responsibility of caring for horses, they have the attention and commitment of the fully qualified staff, throughout their involvement with the centre.

From time to time vacancies arise for BHSAI gap students, instructors and grooms. Please see the Employment page for further details.


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