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Coaching/ Instructors

Agnes Irwin

Agnes Irwin is now offering lessons for riders of all ages and capabilities….. offering a coaching experience that will deliver tailored results relevant to pupils individual riding goals. Suitable for all flat work coaching levels from pony club to multi discipline competitors, pleasure riding or you may be a dressage diva at heart.

Regular lessons in Invercargill and Winton… $35 for ½ to ¾ hour dependant on combinations fitness lessons.

Contact Sharon Muirhead for Invercargill lessons on 0272751934

Contact Kristin Cottam for Winton lessons on 0275918327


Marlene Parkinson

Marlene Parkinson - category 7 rider - is available for dressage coaching. Currently teaching on a regular basis at Invercargill and Winton. Has experience in young horses, flat work for show jumpers and show horses as well specialised dressage. All level of riders catered for. Has trained with a number of European instructors, currently training with Baerbel Foerster from Germany.
For more information contact either Marlene on 021 334033 or Rowena Smith 027 6162700
The Flying Horse - Julia Latham

Julia provides confidence giving lessons for all levels of riders on site in Invercargill and will also travel within Southland.  The Flying Horse facilities include an Olympic size all weather arena, 16m diameter roundpen, jumping paddock and plenty of room for float parking; the facilities can be hired for $10 per hour per horse; short term agistment is also available.  Visit www.flyinghorseltd.co.nz/events for upcoming events.

Regular visiting coaches to Flying Horse include Jody Hartstone, Claudia Kaiser and Laura Dawson.

Laura Dawson -  Equestrian Pilates

Laura regularly visits Invercargill and provides both floor and ridden Pilates lessons for horse riders. 

Contact Flying Horse - Julia Latham for details

Phillip Oxenius

Phillip regularly visits Invercargill. 

At times there are spaces available for lessons

Contact Emma Frew for details and bookings on 0272780631

Bill Noble

Bill regularly holds clinics in both Invercargill and Queenstown

Contact Lucy Collings for Invercargill phone 03 2304 032 or 0275 333642 or email lucy@mccoard.net.nz

Contact Jude Nicholls for Queenstown

All levels of horse and rider welcome.
Bill Noble is one of Dressage’s most experienced riders and trainers, and regular contributor to the Horse and Pony magazine.
Bill is originally from England where he was one of Great Britain’s leading dressage rider/trainers. Bill has developed a number of horses to top level including Wily Imp, who competed at Olympic Level, Icarus Allsort , Vincent St James, who won the National Championship twice and the Horse of the Year three times. Currently Bill rides Airthrey Highlander a crossbred ex showjumper who he trained to Grand Prix level within 12 months, placing 2nd in 2013 The Horse of the Year . They are currently on the GP International Development Squad .