Meet the Team

At the forefront and behind the scenes, meet the excellent team that make everything we do at Lavant House Stables possible. We believe in providing an exceptional service for our clients and these professional and dedicated individuals make it all happen.

Come and visit us at the yard anytime and meet everyone, you are assured of a warm welcome and we will be happy to show you around. Every member of our team is here not just because they are very talented, but because they love what they do – find out more about them here.

If you think you may be interested in joining our team, do have a look at our vacancies page to see what is currently available and we look foward to hearing from you.

Lucy Thomson, Lucy Thomson

Lucy Thomson

Business Owner
Equestrian Qualifications
BHSI (Sm) & List 3 Dressage Judge
Tony Thomson, Tony Thomson

Tony Thomson

Joint Owner of Lavant House Stables
Equestrian Qualifications
IT and Communications
Amelia Thomson, Amelia Thomson

Amelia Thomson

Yard Manager
Equestrian Qualifications
BHSII UKCC Level 2 Coach
Charlie Thomson, Charlie Thomson

Charlie Thomson

Equestrian Qualifications
NVQ Level 1 Agriculture & Horticulture
Robert Pickles, Robert Pickles

Robert Pickles

Team Coach
Equestrian Qualifications
FBHS, List 3 Dressage Judge International Equestrian Coach
Tasha Gissing, Tasha Gissing

Tasha Gissing

Yard Manager
Equestrian Qualifications
British Horse Society Preliminary Teacher British Horse Society Stage 2 BTEC National Diploma in Horse Management BHS Riding and Road Safety NVQ Level 2 Team Building NVQ Level 3 Horse Management
Gemma Bowles, Gemma Bowles

Gemma Bowles

Senior Riding Instructor
Equestrian Qualifications
British Horse Society Intermediate Instructor British Dressage Judge Training
Liz Flemington, Liz Flemington

Liz Flemington

Riding Instructor
Equestrian Qualifications
BHSAI HND Equine Business Management
Helen Cuninghame, Helen Cuninghame

Helen Cuninghame

Riding Instructor
Equestrian Qualifications
BHSAI (+Stage 4 Riding & Horse Care) BSc Equine Sports Performance
Briony Mackenzie, Briony Mackenzie

Briony Mackenzie

Riding Instructor
Equestrian Qualifications
BHSAI Certified Equine Kinesiology Taping Practitioner
Vicky Caley, Vicky Caley

Vicky Caley

Riding Instructor
Equestrian Qualifications
BSc (Hons) Equine Science BTEC National Diploma in Animal Management BHSPT
Polly Waters, Polly Waters

Polly Waters

Riding Instructor
Equestrian Qualifications
BHS PTT with distinction BTEC Diploma in Horse Management Level Three
Anna-Louise Chantler, Anna-Louise Chantler

Anna-Louise Chantler

Deputy Yard Supervisor and Trainee Instructor
Equestrian Qualifications
BHS Stage 2 (distinction) BHS Riding & Road Safety
Jacky McPherson, Jacky McPherson

Jacky McPherson

Coaching Advisor & Activities Assistant
Equestrian Qualifications
BHS Horse Owner’s Certificate Level 1 BHS Stage 1 Riding and Stable Management BHS Stage 2 Stable Management BHS Riding and Road Safety Certificate of Education – (Lancs.) Master of Arts - Education – (Ply.)
Georgia Swatton, Georgia Swatton

Georgia Swatton

Yard Assistant/Trainee Instructor
Equestrian Qualifications
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management British Horse Society Stage 2
Kimberley Warford, Kimberley Warford

Kimberley Warford

Trainee Instructor/ Yard Assistant
Equestrian Qualifications
British Horse Society Stage 1 (Distinction) City & Guilds Level 3 Extended Diploma in Animal Management (Merit)
Bobby Dale, Bobby Dale

Bobby Dale

Weekend Assistant
Equestrian Qualifications
Equine Diploma Level 2
Josh Puglia, Josh Puglia

Josh Puglia

Weekend Volunteer
Equestrian Qualifications
Btec Level 2 Horse Care Btec Level 2 Animal Care
Friday, Friday


Equestrian Qualifications
Cheeky Donkey
Diesel, Diesel


Equestrian Qualifications
Patient, timid -Two Stroke’s best friend
Bella, Adi & Pearl, Bella, Adi & Pearl

Bella, Adi & Pearl

Equestrian Qualifications
Bunch of Naughty Doggies

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