Amelia Wilbourn

Amelia has been riding since she was 3 and progressed up through the Pony Club achieving her B test.  She went to college and completed a National Certificate in Horse Care and then worked for a local dressage judge and trainer to further her knowledge and experience.  Her passion for teaching was inspired at Waterstock House Training Centre where she became one of their instructors and riders. Lars and Diana Sederholm instilled the importance of rider position and balance to enable the horse move and jump freely. Amelia moved back to Sussex and continued to freelance before working at Hadlow College teaching a wide variety of students, managing courses and tutoring. She then worked at Plumpton College managing the Apprenticehip Programmes and part time courses.

During this time Amelia still had a passion for horse and rider biomechanics and started training with Mary Wanless in 2000 and soon became one of her Accredited RWYM Coaches. Mary’s work has given enriched Amelia’s knowledge and her ability to apply her teaching to a wide variety of horse and rider combinations.

In 2017 Amelia set up her Mechanical Horses workshop where she is able to help rider of all levels develop their position and body awareness and is now training as a Pilates Intructor.

Now fully self employed Amelia aim’s to improve riders knowledge and understanding of horse and rider biomechanics enabling correct and progressive training and is able to work with all levels of horse and rider in developing their partnership, confidence and enjoyment.  Her qualifications include RWYM Accredited Coach, BHS Stage 4 Coach in Complete Horsemanship,  D32, D33 Assessor Awards, Cert.ED, NLP Master Practitioner.

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