International Grand Prix rider, Sarah Sjoholm-Patience is a world class trainer, passionate about developing horses and riders to reach their full potential. German trained, her sights are firmly set on the next Olympics and World Equestrian Games.
- BD Trainer, BD Para Coach Pathway, BHS Register Instructor, Equine Canada Certified Coach.
- Based in Surrey / West Sussex for 5 years.
Riding her first PSG at 14 years old and competing at the North American Young riders Championships by 16 years, Sarah has trained with and worked for the some of the world’s best, including; Olympic Gold Medallist German rider Klaus Balkenhol, Canadian Olympians Leonie Bramall and Leslie Reid and trainer of several Olympians Dietrich von Hopffgarten.
From beginners to Riding Club competitors and upcoming grand prix riders, Sarah works with all levels – driven by the belief that position and seat are the key to better communication between horse and rider. Sarah creates personal training plans to allow horses (and riders!) to develop at their own pace.
Sarah has trained horses and riders in Canada, USA, Australia, Germany, Switzerland and the UK. And, enjoys working with horses of all types and level, using German training scales to help them reach their full potential.
Sarah has several horses training to Advanced Level as well as her own competing at Grand Prix.
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Sarah Sjoholm-Patience is an international Grand Prix dressage rider,
british dressage trainer and BHS registered instructor
"Contrary to popular belief, horses do not get bored with basic work. If the rider demands exact responses, paying close attention to detail and quality, neither horse nor rider will have time to get bored, rather, a true sense of accomplishment will be gained."
Erik F. Herbermann