Meet The Team


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Dr Terri Martinus – Terri is also our Lead Facilitator
Former Associate Specialist and Instructing doctor working within the NHS, Horse Development & Behaviour Specialist (former 3* Parelli Instructor). 

Our Board of Trustees:

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Mrs Linda Jordan – (Chair) Former director of HR and Organisation Development, working within the NHS and the non profit sector.  Personal Management Coach.

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Mrs Clare McCull0ugh – (Treasurer) Former Director of Finance, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.

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Mrs Sara de Vries – (Secretary) Horse Development & Behaviour Specialist and Coach.
Former Business Manager London and Europe. Sara has also trained as a Facilitator for TheHorseCourse.

Dr Ines Santos – Clinical Psychologist, Specialist in EMDR, Trauma Lead Brighton and Hove.

Louise Shara Mattock is an experienced Relationship Fundraiser who has worked for a variety of charities, including The Brooke (Working Horses and Donkeys), the RSPCA and Friends of the Earth. Louise is also the parent of a participant of The Horse Course. 

Facilitators:  All our Facilitators are experienced horsemen, are fully endorsed by TheHorseCourse and are experts in horse behaviour and non-verbal body language.

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Vicki Mitchell – After becoming endorsed as a TheHorseCourse facilitator, we were thrilled to welcome Vicki to our team in 2021.  Vicki owns her own Dog Grooming business and is also a qualified Counsellor

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Elayne Nunan – (Trainee Facilitator). Journalist, Editor and Copywriter. 

An enthusiastic horsewoman, Elayne spent three years as one of our volunteers before taking up a traineeship position and brings many skills to the team.

Volunteers: We feel very lucky to have such a wonderful team of volunteers. Volunteer roles can vary from stable chores, helping with the horses, acting as chaperones when we have unaccompanied participants, fundraising, etc. Please contact us if you would like to enquire about volunteering.

Helen                                                   Abbie                                                 Elayne

Our Amazing Horses and Ponies: Our horses are the most important members of the team and are specially trained in natural horsemanship techniques. However, they all have very different personalities and contribute different attributes to the team.

George                                                                                          Evie

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