Fairoak Grange staff

We have an excellent team of staff as follows:



Chloe Arnold, Yard Manager


Chloe has numerous years experience working with liveries, eventers, dressage horses and youngsters. She was previously Yard Manager at prestigous Headley Stud. She has also freelanced for Spencer Wilton and she has her HGV licence and tractor licence.


Sophie White, Full Time Groom


Sophie has a lot of experience with sports horses and livery yards. She previously worked at Farley Hall. She has her own horse Derrie competing at dressage at Novice level.

Kim Cleaver-Rice, Part time Groom


Kim completes the team having spent many years working at a local riding school and hunter livery yard. She also has her ownhorses and enjoys hacking and competing.


Jo Webb, Show Secretary


Jo has her own her own horse and competes affiliated dressage as well as show jumping.. She also has a lot of experience with BE and local Pony Clubs for whom she coaches and she is a BD judge.


  • Contact Lindsey on 01635 299367 or 07803 698333 for details.

Career opportunities


Grooms quartersGrooms can receive training towards NVQ and/or BHS qualifications if required and in the past we have trained grooms to BHSAI and NVQ III level.

Grooms sometimes get the opportunity to compete, typically in dressage and showjumping, sometimes even at affiliated level (depending upon ability) and in the past have competed client horses up to Advanced Medium.

Grooms have gone on from Fairoak to a variety of equestrian positions including other Advanced dressage riders and trainers, Spencer Wilton, Schockemohle, James Burtwell and international show jumper Paul Crago as well as related careers such as veterinary nurses, managing livery yards and Equine Hospital grooms.

They also become involved in the range of activities at Fairoak including producing youngsters and organising competitions.