My Resume ( the short version)
1991 – 1997: pre-scientific education – secondary school (VWO)
1997 – 2001: Equestrian Sports, Deurne
2006: Accountancy Certificate (independent study LOI).
2009 – 2010: Akasha Riding Biomechanics certified coach
2019: education for professional teachers at Dressage Pro by Rien van der Schaft
2019: certified instructor ‘Franklin Method balls for Equestrians’
2021: Sportmassage for horses – Part 1
2022: admitted to and completed the study ‘Sport Horse Manager’ at Bartels Horse & Health Instituut
2022: selected for and started the education to become a supervisor on Dutch dressage competiotions
Work experience (most relevant)
1997 – 2000: internships at different stables, among which a stud farm, an international show-jumping stable and a showjumping stable in Goch, Germany
2000 – 2001: groom at Den Goubergh Stables, Roosendaal
2001: grooming at national competitions @ Stal de Visser, Woensdrecht
2002: rider of young horses and breeding stallions @ Onestone Farms, Montesano, USA.
2003: riding instructor @ De Capelse Manege, Capelle a/d IJssel
2004: rider of young showjumping horses @ Stakkes Hoeve, Wouwse Plantage
2000 – 2009: part-time self-employed riding instructor (dressage & jumping), riding and starting young horses under saddle.
2011: 2,5 month fulltime employed as groom for Morgan Barbançon at stables of Anky van Grunsven and Sjef Janssen.
2018 – 2019: (several periods of 6 weeks) trainer @ Heilan International Equestrian Center in China
2009–present: self-employed for my private company ‘Horsing With a Smile’.
Jumping: 1,10 meters
Dressage: Prix St. Georges
Watch a video of a freestyle test with my Jazz mare Romy