Welcome!


Looking for a professional and trusted coach, instructor or equine advisor?



Fiona Dent is a freelance horse specialist and instructor who has over 30 years experience doing what she loves. She enjoys working closely with individuals of various ages and riding abilities, professionally coaching them on their own horses using proven methods and individually tailored techniques.  

Her services include rider coaching, horse training, schooling clinics, dressage training and cross country training. She can also help you update your knowledge if you are at a more advanced level.



A Trusted Name

Fiona offers a range of services, from helping you to buy your first horse that matches your ambition and personality, through to teaching riders the essentials of confidence, balance and co-ordination on their horse. She has worked with many individuals who have then gone on to send their own children to Fiona to learn to ride, proving the value of her name and reputation.

Professional Qualifications

Fiona is fully British Horse Society qualified, registered and insured for horse training, having gained two of the new UKCC Level 3 Coaching qualifications. She is also a UKCC examiner, an NVQ assessor, Pony Club examiner , Riding for the Disabled Kent County Instructor, and Dressage Coordinator for the South East, running the regional qualifier at Hickstead.

Fiona is also part of the Lingfield Instructor Group for which she is a tutor.

A Unique Audio System

Fiona uses a unique audio system when teaching, which means that she can communicate easily with the rider who has Fiona’s voice delivered straight into a device in their ear. This means there is no need for shouting, miscommunication, or confusing the horse, and is a flexible and ideal way of delivering information to the rider.


A Personalised Approach

Fundamental to Fiona’s work is the belief that both the horse and rider must be treated as individuals to reach their full potential.

Fiona works personally with riders in lessons that are enjoyable and confidence building. A fulfilling part of Fiona’s job is seeing riders improve and develop their techniques, as well as their relationship with their horse, as training sessions progress.

Contacting Fiona

Fiona is a riding instructor ideally based on the Kent, Surrey and Sussex borders, in easy reach of anyone situated in these areas. Fiona is close to East Grinstead, Tunbridge Wells,Westerham, Lingfield, Oxted, Forest Row, Sevenoaks and Biggin Hill.

For more information on horse coaching, instructing, or horse advice, contact Fiona here for an informal chat. Booking and sessions are flexible around holidays and your own schedule.