The Team at Four Winds Equestrian

Paula Leverton - Proprietor, BHSIT and Head Senior Coach

Paula has just celebrated the 31st anniversary of running Fourwinds. Having successfully competed at Novice  and intermediate eventing, she now focuses on  dressage. She is still actively involved in teaching within the riding school, from beginner to advanced level.  Paula is responsible for the staff and student training, is a qualified assessor and verifier for NVQs.

Paula is also an active member of the BHS and ABRS, is an ABRS examiner and a Riding and Road Safety Examiner and trainer. She is on the Spalding and District Riding Club committee and helps to run the local shows.As well as the riding club Paula is the South Lincs BHS chairman and is on the executive committee of the ABRS.

Karen Watson - Senior Instructor/ NVQ level 3

Karen joined Four winds in August 2007. Having ridden and competed ponies when younger , she decided that a career in horses was for her. Since joining us she has completed her  BHS 2 and is completed her NVQ 2 &3 and has her PTT. Karen is now the yard manager being responsible for the day to day running of the yard as well as teaching clients.

Alice Horton -  Instructor, BHS 2 and NVQ level 2 and 3   

Alice has ridden at Four winds for many years now and joined our team at the age of 16 in 2008. She has already completed her BHS stages 1 & 2  and NVQ levels 2 & 3 and is studying for her UKCC and  PTT.. Alice is a very knowledgeable coach and is a valued member of our team who shows a interest in producing young horses.

Sam Smeeth - Trainee Instructor

Sam joined our team in June 2011 has taken a level 2 in horse care.  He is currently to working towards his Diploma Level 3  and teaching qualifications. 

Lisa McConnell - BHSAI

Lisa has been working and riding at Four Winds as a freelance instructor. She has years of experience in riding, training and competing at British Eventing intermediate level.                                           

Vanessa Fowler -  Instructor

Vanessa is our part-time instructor and is currently training for her ABRS coaching award. Vanessa owns her own horse called Sollie who is kept at Four Winds. Vanessa has completed her PETALS qualification.

Carina Graham

Carina joined us in August 2012 and has completed her Diploma  level 2 in  Horse Care and is studying for her level 3.

 James Rollo

James is a valuable member of the team has completed his level 2 in Horse Care and is studying for his level 3 


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