& Priory Farm Equestrian Team
Felicity Glenister - Director of Priory Farm Equestrian, Yard Manager, Rider & Instructor
BTEC, BA hons, BHS, BHSRRS, EFEL Facilitator, UKCC Level 2 Coach (in dressage, showjumping & cross country), BSJA Official, FAW, Child Protection, BD Rider & List 5 Judge.
Felicity has worked with horses from a very early age and has spent years working with fantastic trainers in all equestrian fields all over the world and today has a wide selection of skills.
Felicity competed in PC activities and BSJA as a child and as she grew up has worked for International showjumpers, affiliated Showing Horse stud and local producers as a groom and rider to aid in producing young horses. She has also had some fantastic working placements with a selection of Grand Prix BD riders and it was through her riding she was noticed and asked where she kept her horse on livery to to join their team as a riding instructor at a BHS- approved riding school.
Whilst Felicity was at the riding school she was invited to further her qualifications and join the USA Equine Facilitated Experiential Learning Apprenticeship where she spent 3 years and lots of traveling back and forth to study. Fliss has had the privilage of working with some really special people although now enjoys the quieter life and rides and trains in British Dressage and is currently the worlds youngest EponaQuest Instructor.
Felicity Glenister now resides on site managing Priory Farm Equestrian, teaching, schooling horses and hosting on site holidays. She also travels Internationally. Her travels have taken her to co facilitate Epona Quest and to Minnesota USA to co facilitate Rocky Mountain horse riding holidays and western gait riding techniques and also all over Spain riding training and finding clients their future dream horses.
Felicity has qualified as a UKCC Coach level 2 and is continuing on with her level 3. She has also become a BD Judge and plans to further herself as a judge.
Felicity is also a qualiified photographer although her equestrian commitments means theses days she doesnt have as much time to further her photography.
Daniel Glenister - Director of Priory Farm Equestrian, Finance Manager and Events coordinator
BA Hons Accounting & Business, CIMA part qualified and EFAW
Daniel came to horses with a little protest when he met Felicity as this is Felicity's main time commitment. Felicity and Daniel inspired each other in growing strength to strength. Since Daniel finished university he has worked for very large successful companies.
Daniel started his journey at Arvato UK Ltd as a management accountant for 4 years. There he learnt a board set of skills within the manufacturing sector.
After four years of the packaging industry, Dan decided to further his skills and accepted a job for 2 Sisters Food Group as a Management Accountant. This was a multi billion pound company stretching Dan to his maximum ability to which he more than stepped up to.
Since then he has now moved on to work for the world famous construction and agricultural equipment manufacturer JCB as a financial controller.
Over the years Daniel has collected a wealth of knowledge in business accounts and business development and we cannot recommend him enough.
Vanessa Clarke- Senior Apprentice, Yard Hand, Rider & trainee Instructor
UKCC level 1, BTEC Extended Diploma, Distinction Level 3 Care and Management and currently studying BHS Examinations
Vanessa has loved horses from a little girl and has joined us for a work placement and then continued to join us as a volunteer for a year. She has shown tremendous dedication. After one year of volunteering whilst studying at Rodbaston college she has joined our team as a Apprentice to continue her studdies and gain her BHS examinations.
Molly Bishton- Yard Hand & Rider
FAW, BHS2, Child Protection and currently progressing through BHS examinations.
Molly has loved horses from a young age and owns her own beautiful young mare called Lola. Molly attended Ingestry as a working student to start her equestrian journey. After 4 years attending the college she applied and joined the Priory Farm Equestrian team. Molly enjoys her show jumping and cross country but all competes in dressage. Molly has already proven to be a valued member of the team and we look forward to seeing this young lady develop in her equestrian career.
Steph Roadway - Yard Hand
FAW, Norther Racing College NVQ, Child Protection & level 4 sports massage therapist.
Steph is a dedicated mum to her only daughter Evelyn whom is a young budding affiliated dressage rider training with our own Felicity Glenister. Steph has a passion for horses and has worked with horses for as long as she can remember. In her younger years she worked educting and caring for professional race horses for Henry Daley Racing, Venitia Williams Racing, Jhon Mackie Racing, Heather Dalton Racing & Reg Hollinshead. Now she spends her time supporting and developing her daughters riding. Steph joins us on a part time basis and is a huge benefit to the yard. Her attention to detail is fantastic providing only the best care for a beautiful horses.
Dee Corbett - Yard Hand
Child Protection, HGV liscense & FAW studying UKCC & BHS stages
Dee has been with horses as long as she can remember and has many of her own with a mountain of experience. Dee recently joined us on a part time basis and has already become part of the Priory family here. Dee is full of energy and has been super attentive to all our lovely guests and always with a big smile on her face.