Mark Todd Bridging the Gap Coaches

Gill Watson MBE FBHS

Tel: 07860 533357
Gill is the world's most successful trainer of young event riders. Under her leadership the British Juniors and Young Riders have accumulated well over ninety European Championship Team and Individual medals, including 38 Golds. In addition to her skills as a trainer, Gill is a former Burghley winner, is a British Dressage List 3A dressage judge, is on the FEI Judges list, is a FBHS and has received an MBE in recognition of services to sport. Gill has also received a number of awards for her services including the BE Trainers and Millennium Awards as well as the Sports Coach UK Mussabini Medal from The National Coaching Foundation, which recognises UK coaches who have achieved outstanding success at world class level.

Lizzel Winter FBHS

Tel: 07974 010 436

Lizzel Winter is a Fellow of the British Horse Society and plays a pivotal role in rider and coach development within the sport of eventing. Lizzel is also a BHS Assessor at all levels, a NLP practitioner and a Qualified Coach Educator. Lizzel has also competed at 4* level eventing, GP Dressage and show jumped internationally.

Lizzel was eventing team GB Junior Team Coach from 2005-2010 alongside Gill Watson and is currently the Portuguese eventing Under 21 and Under 18 Team Coach and Senior Eventing Team Coach for Finland . Lizzel is a listed National Dressage Judge and the director of Hartpury Elite Equine Academy as well as overseeing with her husband Eric a busy Competition, Livery Training yard and Riding School in Monmouthshire.

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