Meet The Team

Rosemarie Bartlett

Our Founder, Director, Senior Lecturer, Assessor, Coach and Master Equitation Judge. Rosemarie trained in the UK and Europe and regularly enhances her professional development through completion of the FEI (Federation Equestre Internationale) level 2, 3 coach, specialist coach & tutor courses. She recently completed her Masters in Management in Technology & Innovation and is in the process of publishing her thesis – “An Exploration of Mentorship for Equestrian Coaches in South Africa”.

Tina-Jo 

Novella

Our Stable Yard Manager, Coach and Trainer, at Silver Leaf Stables. She graduated top of her class from REC Academy in 2010 and worked as our head instructor and manager for 2 years. She is also a qualified Monkeynastix Teacher.

Gillian Jackson

Our Programme Manager and Senior Lecturer who graduated with top marks from REC Academy in 2015/2016.  She has successfully managed two big yards in the Western Cape and is currently completing her Bachelors in Education part-time.

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Nicky Bartlett

Our Deputy Director, ad hoc Senior Lecturer, Assessor and Coach. She is an International Level 2 Coach, and a National Equitation Judge, with a Postgraduate Degree in Education.