Rosie Lord, Stage 5 Performance Coach in Complete Horsemanship (BHSI) is Director and Owner of the Berkshire Riding Centre Ltd. Throughout her career Rosie has looked for and trained with the best.
In her early days Rosie helped to buy and train the Abbott Davies Balancing Rein horses, including Polygor, Taimur, Daguet, Dallas and Fleur Blue. Taimur and Polygor later long listed with Nigel Taylor for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. Fleur Blue and Dallas competed to great success by Malcolm Pyrah. Dallas’ bloodlines ripple throughout the showing, show jumping, and eventing horses of today.
During her travels Rosie worked in Germany, France and many Latin American Countries. Whilst in Colombia she produced many national champions in dressage and show jumping, taking the teams to success in the Caribbean, Bolivian and Pan American Games. She was team trainer for the 1988 Seoul Olympics, which included the youngest rider ever to have ridden in the Olympics. She helped to introduce international competitions in dressage and show jumping, and to re-write national rules and tests in Colombia, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic. She also helped set up judge training and coaching for trainers by international coaches.
Rosie, has been fortunate enough to help numerous riders to international success, and knows the hard work and dedication this takes. She has had the privilege to find, ride and train numerous horses to competition success up to international level. She frequently put the two together, starting with new riders and young horses.
Rosie set up the Berkshire Riding Centre in 1996. Since then she has helped numerous clients to achieve success at both national and international levels. She has also produced her own horses, Fizal and Willow, to competition success.
Rosie has helped many foreign clients to return home with their horses to continued national successes. This includes July Watchorn, who is current best Canadian Young Rider on Tess, a horse which she helped her find and train.
After almost 20 years running the Centre Rosie is still full of enthusiasm and passion for helping others achieve their equestrian goals. Her standards are high. This is reflected across the Centre in terms of its facilities, staff and the service provided to clients. Her aim is to ensure there is nowhere better for clients to go to achieve their goals, than the Berkshire Riding Centre. That is why Rosie continually introduces new and better ways of delivering equestrian know-how and raising the Centre’s standards.