About Derek & Jo

Well we could write a book about our adventures so far, in fact we might do just that at some point.
Meanwhile, here are some of the highlights:

  • Derek & Jo run the Holistic Equitation Centre
  • Derek is a licenced instructor of Philippe Karl's School of Légèreté
  • Jo is a remedial saddle fitter
  • Derek coached a gold medal winning team at the Atlanta Olympics
  • Jo qualified as an Applied Equine Podiatrist in 2006
  • Derek has another passion: model railways
  • Jo is an Olympic finalist
  • 10 years ago Jo overcame "terminal" brain cancer
  • Derek & Jo lived in Switzerland for 5 years
  • Jo loves her messy but productive veggie patch
  • Derek had dinner and a few beers with a prince
  • Derek & Jo share their home with a Spanish cat, Katy

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