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Finding Inspiration in Every Turn

Train with Katie Powell at Nodwood.  Choose from the indoor 20 x40m Arena or the outdoor 40 x60m. Katie coaches Dressage, Show Jumping, Cross Country, Pole Clinics, Lunging, Long Lining, Stable & Business Management & Rehabilitation Education


About Katie

Train with Katie at Nodwood.  Choose from the indoor 20 x40m Arena with mirrors and viewing gallery or the outdoor 40 x60m.  The outdoor is set to the long dressage test along with training mirrors, Judges/Attaché box, flowers, planters, flags and terraced seating.   Katie mainly coaches Dressage, Test Riding & Pole Clinics but also coaches Show Jumping, Cross Country, Lunging, Long Lining, Stable & Business Management & Rehabilitation Education.

Katie started riding at the age of 4 and has ridden and owned horses all of her life.  Katie spent many years Eventing and in more recent years has moved her personal riding to Dressage.  Katie enjoys coaching all disciplines and all levels of horse & rider combinations. 

Katie spent many years working in senior and Board Level roles in FTSE companies, which has helped her form a very solid business base.  Katie made the switch to being a full time equestrian a number of years ago where she has spent time retraining in Rehabilitation, British Horse Society and British Dressage qualifications


Katie holds the following qualifications:

  • British Dressage Recognised Coach

  • British Dressage Youth Coach

  • British Dressage Youth Assessor

  • British Dressage Horse Care Assessor

  • BHS Stage 4 Stable Management

  • BHS Accredited Instructor

  • Pony Club Coach

  • Equine & Rider First Aid trained & qualified

  • Extensive Rehabilitation training & experience

  • Katie is fully insured, is safe guarding qualified and holds an enhanced DBS certificate

Katie loves coaching all ages and abilities. Katie is also a Mum of three small people, who all ride. Katie was the Chair of British Dressage South & East for 2023. 

Katie’s approach to coaching is that of it being rider led, classical technical training.  She likes to work in partnership with those she coaches and have a goal that is being worked towards. Katie makes her sessions fun, engaging and has a confident giving approach.  Katie strives to get the best out of the horse & rider combination.

Coaching Times & Prices

Katie regularly coaches from her Nodwood base, GU102QS:

Monday - Thursday 0930-1630 & Friday 0930-1230

Other times are sometimes available

£60 – 45-minute private

£50 – 30-minute private

£38pp – 45-minute group – max 4 riders

£50pp – 45 minute – pairs

Prices include arena hire

For bookings or to discuss your coaching requirements please contact Katie directly on 07887 514203

Train in the best facilities

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Coaching Qualifications

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