Meet the DMF Eventing team

Ellie Hopkins

Head Girl

Ellie joined us at the start of 2019 and we are very excited about what she can bring to DMF Eventing. Ellie completed a Level 3 Equine Management Course at Moulton College after she left school and has also worked on a successful livery yard before joining us. She will fill the role of head girl and travelling groom and help keep DMF running efficiently.

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Lesley Peyton-Gilbert

Dressage Trainer

Lesley is an International dressage rider and trainer based in Northamptonshire. She has been coaching me and the horses for several years and has certainly bought us on to another level. Lesley is enthusiastic and confidence giving and knows how to get the best out of both horse and rider.

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Robert Snadden

Show Jumping Trainer

Robert is a professional Showjumper and trainer based at Culworth Grounds. He has helped me with the horses over the last couple of years making a massive improvement to their jump. He is quick to pick up what is going wrong and quick to make the improvement.

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James Hiatt


James is from an eventing family and so is very enthusiastic towards the sport. Qualifying in 2007, he specialises in shoeing performance horses and has exceptional attention to detail. He is great with the horses and is a huge asset to the team.

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