About Us

President:  The Duchess of Cornwall

The Duchess has a wide range of interests which include the performing arts, gardening and riding. The Duchess is a keen and experienced horsewoman and has bred several horses herself. She currently keeps two horses at the Highgrove Estate. The horses take part in showjumping, showing, general riding and cross-country trialling.

For more information please visit The Duchess of Cornwall.

Patron: David Hunt

David is the trainers’ representative on the FEI Dressage Committee and is President of the International Dressage Trainers Club in addition to being one of the most sought after trainers in the world.

A top international rider himself, he was short listed for the Olympics on three different horses and was the first GB rider to win an International Grand Prix.

Vastly experienced, he has trained many horses to Grand Prix and teaches clients both in the UK and all over the world.

Trustee: Henrietta Cheetham

Henrietta has competed at all levels from Novice to Grand Prix and the majority of her horses have been produced by herself from youngsters.

Henrietta has competed for GB at Small Tour and is particularly successful in young horse classes.

Advisor: Michel Assouline

Michel is a highly respected trainer, teaching numerous riders of all levels across Europe up to Grand Prix at CDI International level. 

In 2005 Michel became UK Para-Equestrian Dressage Squad Coach and has so far taken his Team GB riders to win team gold medals at the European, World Championships and Olympic Championships. In March 2009 Michel was awarded the PDTT Coaches Award.

Trustee: Iona Joseph

Iona retired from business and now indulges her passion for tennis as a player and a spectator. Iona enjoys watching Henrietta compete and has a great love of horses and all animals.

Iona was delighted when Henrietta suggested they form a charitable trust in her late mother in law’s name to buy horses for para riders to help keep Great Britain the top nation in para dressage.

 

Advisor: Maggie Jackman

Maggie is Managing Director at JMC Ltd, a marketing consultancy specialising in equestrian sport. Clients include British Dressage and Shearwater Insurance. Maggie created and manages the website for Olympic rider Carl Hester and has recently developed the Equine Business website. The LJT has benefited from Maggie's advise on all aspects of marketing.