Lou, when not at school where she
is studying for GCSEs, helps with all
aspects of trekking.
Tom has always spent every possible
moment on horseback, breaking
only to gain a BSc (Hons) in Animal
Production Science from Leeds. He
is the overall manager of the family
business and also breeds sports
Katie helps occasionally at weekends
when she is not away with Cressy at
Trec competitions. She speaks fluent
French, German and Italian, which
may be useful!
Cressy organizes and leads the Trail
Rides during the summer when she
is away from her full time occupation
as a Maths teacher. Cressy enjoys
competing around the country at
BHS Trec competitions with her two
horses, Punch and Storm.
Annabel lives and works in London
as a Civil Engineer, but returns to
Wales together with her husband
Jamie, to help with the trekking and
to ride their horses, Saira, Aroha and
Originally hailing from Essex, Harri
has ridden at Llanthony on holiday
since she was 7 and now lives here
permanently. A Ride Leader of
several years' standing, her expertise
is also in the breaking and schooling
Colin and Cordelia Passmore
of Hereford cattle and Welsh
Mountain sheep on this 270 acre hill
farm. Cordelia is usually in the office
answering the telephone.
Bryony takes a very active role in
the family business, and has worked
as a Mountain Leader and Outdoor
Instructor since finishing Zoology
at Newcastle University.You will
probably have heard of her horse -
Siân loves nothing more than a good natter! Our next 'farm' neighbour, Siân has always had her own ponies and is adding Ride Leader to her impressive resume of farming her own sheep, milking goats and cuddling her teeny poodles!
Assistant Ride Leader
A local girl who is currently studying Biology, Molly helps out when home from Southampton Uni. A keen horse rider who also enjoys music and other outdoor activities.
The love of Llanthony life and horses brings Joey back for a 3rd year. Having spent a year away in New Zealand - adding to her colourful travelling life which includes Spanish Ranches, French and Italian Ski Resorts - we wonder which of Penny's foals will steal her heart this time!
Paula Burrows and Karen Hardwick
Paula and Karen are well qualified
in all aspects of guiding as they have
been helping at weekends since the
1990s. Paula comes hand in hoof
with her pony Sparks, while Karen
prefers to stick to her Llanthony