Sue Adams

Instructor Codruta Lodea

  • Proprietor of Sue Adams Riding School, Shobdon, Herefordshire for the 25 years, a BHS approved school providing training for British Horse Society and Riding for the Disabled Association examinations.

Training, awards and associations

  • BHS II and the RDA Senior Instructor examinations
  • NVQ assessor to level 3.
  • generic Equestrian UKCC award at level 3 (highest)
  • UKCC Coach Educator award 2010; I teach all levels of riding.
  • Senior Instructor with Riding for the Disabled working from grass roots level to National and International level.
  • Chief Examiner for the RDA examinations.
  • Chair person of the Coaching committee and the International Liaison Officer.

Work experience

  • Stourbridge University providing equestrian training.
  • Trainer for the RDA UK.
  • Trainer for horses and instructures all over Russia in a joint venture with Charity Aid Foundation which lasted for 10 years.
  • Participation at the Olympics in China, to help with the training of competitors.
  • Trainer for riding instructors in France, Germany, Austria, Romania and Eire.
  • I train Instructors and examine their candidates for RDA qualifications.

Other information

  • I have presented papers at conferences internationally on using the horse as a therapy. I have worked with young offenders using the horse in rehabilitation and I regularly work in Eire providing team building exercises for business executives.
  • I am passionate about studying the “old masters” gaining understanding of anatomy, physiology and horse movement.