Coaches & Manager's
Welcome to our new Chief Coach Nikki Henderson
Hi everyone I will start by introducing myself; I am Nikki Henderson and I am the new chief coach for our wonderful pony club. Some of you may already know a bit about me but for the people who don't I will give you a quick run through.
By profession I am an Architectural Designer and I work in Christchurch. I have always had a passion for horses and started riding in Ireland at the age of 9, we moved to Canterbury not long after and I started at Amberley pony club riding my old horse Jimmy. I mainly compete in show jumping and a bit of eventing on my two horses. I have had quite a bit of experience working with horses over the years with my most memorable being working in Sydney Australia at Yandoo Park, riding and working with world cup show jumpers whilst travelling the East coast with a team of up to 13 horses. Whilst there I gained a lot of knowledge which I look forward to passing on to you all.
My vision for Amberley pony club is to continue on the legacy of a this fantastic club by continuing to bring on the younger riders whilst supporting and coaching the more experienced so as well as being the inspiration for the younger ones we can continue to sport numerous teams at competitions. Our club has a big family kind of feeling which I think has helped a lot with its success so far. I believe that by becoming more educated about how to properly take care of our equine friends and becoming better riders we can have fun and enjoy our horses and ponies and they will perform to the best of their ability. I look forward to seeing everyone at the upcoming rallies and thank you to everyone for your support so far!