our team is the key to our success

We’re so lucky to have a great team in the riding centre and livery yard, delivering the service you expect and deserve.

Jo Taylor

I have worked full time at CEC for 10 years and am yard manager, responsible for the Riding School & Livery. I have been riding since I was 9 years old and currently have 2 horses. I have achieved my BHS Stage 4 care.

Kalie Gilbey-Mills

Having worked at CEC a number of years ago, as a working student. Kalie has now returned as a full-time member of staff, mainly working on the livery yard. She has been riding since she was 11 years old and has her BHS Stage 1 & 2 and her Riding and Road Safety. She is currently working towards her PTT.

Megan Giller

I have been working full time since September 2013, as a Junior Riding Instructor and Groom. I have achieved my BHS Stage 1, 2 and Riding and Road Safety qualifications plus Level 2 Diploma in Horse Care & Riding. I also organise training sessions towards ABRS examinations for the children her at CEC. I was born into a family of horse owners and have been riding since I can remember. I own my horse called Bonnie who is a 14.2 Welsh Section D.


Dawn Knight

Dawn returned to the team here at CEC in December 2013 as a Senior Riding Instructor after several years working at Runningwell Equestrian Centre. Dawn has achieved her BHS stage 4 care exam and the BHS Intermediate Teaching Test. With over 30 years of equine industry experience, she brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to the Riding School and Livery.

Tracey Sutton

Tracey works full time at CEC and is our Chief Instructor. She has worked at CEC for 9 years and is a BHSAI qualified instructor.
Tracey says “I enjoy teaching and watching people progress. I teach children and adults of all standards. I am currently training towards my BHSII. “

Rachel Bonner

I work full time at CEC as an instructor and groom. I started working at CEC as an apprentice groom and have now completed my BHSAI and Ride and Road Safety qualifications.

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