& 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- 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.
Larna Inns - Apprentice, Yard hand & Rider
Junior BSJA, BHS Stage 1 & BE Rider
Larna has her own horses and has followed in her mum's footsteps who rides and competes in showjumping. Larna has enjoyed pony club and has finished school joining us here to further her experience and start her study towards her BHS examinations. Larna is off to great start and we look forward to seeing this young lady professionally develop.
Charlotte Hall - Yard Hand & Rider Trainee
FAW, BTEC, BAhons Business Management, Mental Health FA
Charlotte is new to our team and joins us to further develop her experience with caring and training horses. She also will be starting her BHS Stages training and examinations. Charlotte has owned her own horses from an early age and is very passionate with great attention to detail. We look forward to seeing seeing Charlotte blossom here.
Poppy Skidmore - Yard Hand & Rider - Trainee Coach
FAW, Child Protection & PC Coach
Poppy is very passionate about her work and joins us to develop her coaching and advance riding. Poppy adores her horses and enjoys showing and dressage in her spare time. She is a very valued member of our team and also a valued instructor for West Midlands Pony Club.