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 competing at the Olympics and World Equestrian Games.
- British Dressage UKCC Level 2 Coach
- British Dressage Trainer
- British Dressage Para Coach
- British Horse Society Accredited Coach
- Equine Canada Certified Competition Coach
Riding her first PSG at 14 years old and competing at the North American Young Rider’s 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, British Olympian Jennie Loriston-Clarke, Canadian Olympians Leonie Bramall and Leslie Reid and trainer of several Olympians, Dietrich von Hopffgarten. She is passionate about continuing her education, attending numerous coaching and judging conventions and complementary training in natural horsemanship and show jumping. In addition, she regularly works with top international dressage trainers including Arthur Kottas, Stephen Clark and Miguel Ralao.
From beginners to Riding Club competitors, eventers and show jumpers to high level dressage riders, Sarah works with all levels – driven by the belief that the rider’s position and consistency are the keys 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. She enjoys working with horses of all types and level, using German training scales to help them reach their full potential. She is now available for coaching and training in Surrey and West Sussex and clinics further afield. Click here for more information.