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Committee 2024

The committee is made up of volunteers, who are parents or grandparents of members. We have a fantastic team who dedicate an enormous amount of their spare time to making everything happen in the branch and are extremely grateful for all they do, and all the help they receive from parents. If you are interested in joining the committee please contact Lucy



Lucy Cochrane

District Commissioner

Lucy has been involved with Garth Hunt for many years and started as DC in 2023. She has ridden all her life, and her daughters Mabel & Missy are member of the juniors in Garth Hunt.



Angela Carter

Head of Dressage

Angela was a member of Garth Hunt herself, now Daisy is an active member of the minis. She trained with and worked for Fiona Bigwood and Michael Klimke in Germany and competed to advance medium. She was part of GB dressage working for Laura Richardson at 2002 World Equestrian games. Angela currently runs a livery yard near Windsor and is an Equine/rider Bowen therapist. 


Bella Von Mesterhazy


Bella has brought renewed drive and enthuasiam to the eventing development within the pony club, and we already seeing results with our team winning area youth championships in September. Her son Julius is in GH Juniors. 


Biddy Palmer Savage


Biddy has rejoined the committee as a voice of experience! Her daughter Tabitha has been a stalwart of Garth Hunt competitions representing us from minis through to Badminton juniors. 

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Kate Smith 


Kate has two daughters in Garth Hunt, both very active members. She does an amazing job keeping track of all our finances and the budget on track!


Liz Holland

Mounted Games

Liz helps in many areas of the committee, both with the tech side and organising rallies. Her daughters Martha and Grace are in GH Juniors 

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Vacant positions

Eventing/Mounted Games/Tetrathalon 

We always welcome volunteers with open arms, and are keen to start up some new disciplines in the only club! 

Please contact Catherine or email 


Janet Yelloly

Assistant DC - Secretary, Health & Safety

Janet wears many hats for the branch, she has taken on the role of assistant DC and is currently secretary and H&S officer for Garth Hunt, doing the risk assessments for venues and keeping track of all those accident forms! She has several grandchildren active in the pony club, and is often to be found supporting them. 

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Ellie Francis

Senior Showjumping & Teams Manager

Ellie manages our senior showjumping training and competitions. She herself came through GHPC, and was part of the Garth Hunt team that won at Hickstead in 2017. She competes in British Show Jumping at 1.30m. 



Hannah Yelloly


Hannah is in charge of keeping track of membership, and is the first point of call for new member. Her daughter Emily is keen member in the club, on her distinctive spotty pony! Hannah also supports her two nieces so is present at a lot of rallies. 


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Anne-Marie Peries


Anne-Marie was involved in pony club committees for 16 years, in latter years as DC for Garth Hunt. She has agreed to be President for Garth Hunt. 


Nicole Janahashi


Nicole is a former GH member and is returning with daughter Lowry in the Minis. Nicole is a lawyer and has riden internationally at Dressage Small Tour and Young Horse and sits on the British Equestrian Federation judicial panel.

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