Learn how to ride with Emily Hehir
Emily Hehir has been riding horses for more than 25 years and is now moving into coaching.
Located on the Tuppal Road at Hehir Family Farms, she can guide beginners into becoming skilful equestrian riders.
Her accreditation with Equestrian Australia as a coach assures she has a Working with Children’s check, first aid and insurance.
She said with her experience — and love — of horses, she will be suited to people who are starting out.
‘‘If there’s a beginner or nervous rider I think I will suit that sort of person.
‘‘I can adapt to each rider and their ability. I can teach all ages, individuals or group lessons at my arena or I can travel.
‘‘I am a competent trainer of young horses or horses coming back into work.
‘‘I also have a 9h miniature ‘Crinkles’ and 12h welsh pony ‘Spike’ available for pony rides, lessons, or parties,’’ Mrs Hehir said.
Riders can learn in the enclosed sand arena 63mx35m and show jump set, 20m adjustable round yard, and plenty of farm tracks and paddocks.
Mrs Hehir is also a Horse Riding Clubs Association of Victoria member and competitor, Pony Club Association Victoria member and coach plus she is secretary of Cobram Barooga Equestrian Club and becoming involved in Tocumwal Pony Club.
She has previously worked as a veterinary nurse and has varied work experiences in horse training and breeding, Sydney riding schools, Queensland and Victoria.
Mrs Hehir holds a Bachelor Degree in Equine Busi- ness Management specialising in eventing and Cert 4 in companion animal training specialising in positive reward dog training.
Half hour lessons start from $30, contact Mrs Hehir on 0408 832 357 or email@example.com for more details.
Emily Hehir riding her horse Northern Asterisk.
Local riders Sally Marsden, Samantha Arthur and Emily Hehir are members of the Cobram Barooga Equestrian Club.