Sue Grice
Is a UKCC Level 3 Dressage Coach, BHS Accredited Professional, BD Accredited coach and Author. With over 35 years experience working with horses. Teaching a variety of people from novice to advanced riders, specialising in dressage coaching and ground work/natural horsemanship. She enjoys working with all types of horses and ponies.

Dressage Coach

With over 35 years’ experience she has a wealth of knowledge and experience and an ability to help people achieve their goals with their equine partners. Having trained many horses up the levels herself, many of whom have not been ‘conventional’ dressage types she has an ability to see and bring out the best in any breed of horse or pony.

Groundwork and Natural Training Methods

Sue believes that tailoring a plan or strategy for each individual horse and handler partnership is important in creating an improved and harmonious relationship between horse and their handler. This also allows issues to be solved and progression to higher levels of communication and achievements in a way that is comfortable for both horse and handler

Book – The Training Spiral

The Training Spiral is an invaluable and immensely practical guide for trainers and riders at all levels, from novice to advanced.
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Latest Blogs

  • 2023 roundup
    Well what a year 2023 was. It was a year packed with adventures and milestones, most notable of which was become a published author. Something which I would never in a million years have thought about attempting when I was growing up yet here I am possibly about to embark on another book.As for my adventures with little Tilly, she exceeded… Read more: 2023 roundup
  • Winter is here!
    Well there is no doubt now winter has arrived. But it has been a fantastic summer competing with Tilly, she did 3 big championships in 3 months and came home with some super results. We are now having some down time from the competitions till next year and will be focusing on our training now. I can see so clearly how… Read more: Winter is here!
  • Exciting times ahead!
    Exciting times ahead!This week 2 years ago a little unbacked 6 year old broodmare (who’s last foal was weaned two weeks previously) called Tilly crossed the border into Scotland to come and live with me. Unbelievably exactly 2 years to the day later and she will be crossing the border again on her way down south to the PetPlan championships as… Read more: Exciting times ahead!
  • Championships here we come!
    I am beginning to feel the full impact of being an author and far from being able to just write a book and get it published then sit back and hide in the background like I normally do I am finding that I am having to be more public than expected as I have been asked to do an interview for… Read more: Championships here we come!
  • I’m a ‘doer’ not a ‘watcher’
    People often ask me oh did you see that video on Face Book of whoever or that persons post, or did you watch the eventing on tv the other day, more often than not my answer is no. They look at my slightly oddly… why would I not have seen it? They expect that as a person so involved with horses… Read more: I’m a ‘doer’ not a ‘watcher’
  • Advancing up the Training Spiral
    Well it has been an interesting time with Tilly, her schooling is coming on at an amazing pace. I’m not pushing her beyond her ability physically or mentally but she has such a desire to learn and such ability that she has progressed much faster than I had ever imagined she would. As I reflect upon her work I can clearly… Read more: Advancing up the Training Spiral
  • Looking forward to the new year
    Well, I finally succumbed to the dreaded Covid, a couple of weeks before xmas, to top it all off we had 18” of snow to contend with and Andy also got covid and had a sore foot so couldn’t walk. But we survived, muddled through, and got all the horses and other animals looked after!On the plus side of this at… Read more: Looking forward to the new year
  • Busy, busy, busy
    Busy, busy, busyWell it has been a really busy time with lots of coaching, riding and competitions not to mention running our small holding. I’ve been up and down the road to Fife regularly to teach and have some great clients there, then I’ve also been busy teaching in and around Moray fabulous clients and horses here too! Have had a… Read more: Busy, busy, busy
  • Conveying our message
    Over the last few months I have been considering more and more about how we convey our message not only to one another but also to our horses. One thing that started me thinking about this perhaps more than normal was when I was doing the book edits that the publishers had requested where they felt there could be more explanation… Read more: Conveying our message
  • Busy summer
    Its been a busy time with the horses and teaching not to mention working on the latest book edits. My new beginnings seem to be becoming regular work pattern now. Tilly is working away really well and taking to her dressage training very eagerly. I have also started to play very gently with the dressage star to be… Sweepie and she… Read more: Busy summer
  • New beginnings
    Welcome to my new look website. t has been long overdue an update and now seems like a good time to start afresh as I find myself coming to terms with the loss of my amazing Pingy. He gave me many years of fun and pleasure

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BHS Accredited Professional Coach
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British Dressage Accredited Coach
UKCC level 3 Coach

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