Rider Coaching Programme Case Study
Name: Sarah Fanning
Location: Middleham, North Yorkshire
Qualifications held: 1st4sport Level 1 in Equestrian Coaching (Racing pathway)
Career details: Sarah has a vast amount of experience in the racing industry including: working for a bloodstock agent, Marketing Executive at York Racecourse,
Darley Racing Manager, Yard Manager at Mark Johnston Racing and Welfare Officer for Racing Welfare.
In her current role she runs the Racing Welfare Careers Advice and Training Service (CATS).
Sarah has a degree in Business Management and completed the Darley Flying Start Scholarship Programme.
Career highlight: One of Sarah's career highlights was being part of the York Racecourse team, which hosted Royal Ascot. She also enjoyed the vast experience offered by the Darley Flying Start programme and looks back fondly at her time with Mark Johnston Racing where she looked after a yard with top class horses and worked with a great team.
Interesting Fact: Sarah loves to compete in eventing in her spare time.
Coaching Philosophy: "I see coaching as a step for riders to be the best version of themselves"
Favourite Coaching Quote: 'Train people well enough to they can leave; treat them well enough so they don't want to'.