Annette Lister came to Carreg Dressage as a working pupil, during which time she also worked for other clients of Carreg Dressage who live nearby.
Annette has been our Yard Manager at Carreg Dressage for the last 8 years and is an integral part of the team and the business. Annette 's dedication to the care and well being of the horses is outstanding, she pays great attention to detail and takes her work very seriously so all clients can be confident that they are leaving their horses in very capable hands.
Annette has spent a number of years working on a variety of yards and animal sanctuaries, including 2 years at Mallards Reach Equestrian Centre, this has given has significant experience in the care and well being of horses. Annettes attention to detail is a great asset in the running of the yard.
Annette graduated from Bangor University with a B.Sc. in Marine Biology and retains a keen interest in diving and marine ecology when not working with horses. Annette is a keen environmentalist and has already implemented an upgrade of the recycling scheme at Carreg.
Ophelia grew up in France and started riding at the age of 4. Over the years she has helped and ridden for professional riders and studs, mainly on show-jumping yards.
At 18 she decided to move to Wales and graduated from Aberystwyth University with a B.Sc. Hons in Equine Science, followed by a M,Sc. in Animal Science. Ophelia's main interests are in equine exercise physiology, biomechanics, behavior and welfare.
Ophelia has worked at Carreg Dressage for over a year and her cheerful personality and her desire to always do her best to help make her a great addition to the yard.
Carreg often has vacancies for working students so its worth getting in touch providing you have work experience and are committed to your riding.