High Fen Riding Club Affiliated to British Riding Clubs

The Committee

Maureen Mack - Chairman & Training Manager

Mo has been a member of High Fen for about 15 years and has been on nearly all the teams at different times. She has been lucky enough to have been to several championships for the club, the most memorable being the Horse Trials championships at Offchurch. Nowadays she mostly does dressage at all levels with her homebred horses. Mo joined the committee in 2010 and has had great fun so far!

Maddie Thompson - Treasurer, Membership Secretary, Secretary and Web Manager

 Maddie has been a committee member since 1992,  becoming Treasurer the following year and adding the posts of secretary, and web supremo at various points since then. She used to be something of a dressage queen but these days is more likely to be found just cuddling Bob the cob; in the circumstances, he is shown solo!

Denise Lawry - Jumping Teams Manager

Denise joined the committee in 2014 having been a successful member of our teams for several years.

She took over from Mo Mack as manager of the jumping teams, and organises the Show Jumping, Horse Trials, Eventer Trials and Style Jumping teams.

Gloria Outten - Dressage Organiser and Team Manager for Dressage, Style Jumping, Riding Test and Combined Training

Gloria has been a  member for over 30 years and on the committee for most of them. She is a BHSAI and List 5 Dressage judge.

In her free time she enjoys helping people with their dressage, gardening, and going racing with her partner David.

Nikola Penny - Press and Publicity

Nikola retired her Appaloosa mare Cropi and now has a lovely boy  Joseph, an Irish Sports Horse.

Their dressage is coming along nicely with Dressage to Music now added to their repertoire; Nikola finally started to get airborne in 2015 and enjoys it so much she plans to compete in show jumping as well as dressage in the future.

Louise Clover - Show Jumping Show Organiser

A committee member for many years, Louise organises the show jumping shows. A hugely experienced rider who evented up to Advanced level, she regularly competes for the club on her homebred horses. Louise is a BHSAI and in her spare time enjoys introducing beginners to the sport,teaching at three local Pony Clubs.

Jo Tootal - Committee Member

Jo has been a member of High Fen for many years and has competed in all disciplines with her horse Seal (better known as Mars); they love team events and were part of the winning High Fen Riding Test team at the National Championships in 2010 as well as competing at the DTM Championships in the Pairs with Cher and as an individual.

Jo is a BHSAI and works as a freelance rider and instructor in the Essex area. She enjoys every spare minute with her horses Mars and Keltie.

Lynda Benton - Committee Member

Zara Thain - Committee Member

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