Hannah Booker

Hannah Booker pictured with horseHannah has worked with horses all her life with the ambition to have her own business. After school she went to study at Hartpury College, Gloucestershire, gaining a National Diploma in Horse Management followed by a Foundation Degree in Equine Sport Science. Whilst at college she worked with 4* event rider Rodney Powell during her diploma and at Wickstead Equestrian Centre in Wiltshire, during her degree.

On graduating Hannah went on to work for Caron Roberts in the world of Eventing where she achieved an NVQ 3 and BHS (British Horse Society) Stage 3 exam ridden and care. She rode a variety of horses whilst working with Caron and competed her own horse up to pre-novice level.

In 2008 Hannah went on to gain an ITEC Diploma in Holistic Human Massage whilst working in a racing pre-training yard with Jo Winter. She dealt with lots of young horses including exercising them up the gallops of which many were from Nicky Henderson’s yard and syndicate organiser Henry Ponsenby. This fuelled a desire to expand her knowledge she successfully gained an ITEC Diploma in Equine Sport Massage, trained by world renowned Mary Bromiley. Hannah is fully qualified and fully insured and a member of both ESMA (Equine Sport Massage Association) and CTHA.

Hannah Booker - pictured administering equine massage therapy to horse.During 2010-2011 she has furthered her knowledge in Equine Sport Massage working with National Hunt trainer, Chris Bealby, in Lincolnshire where she treated all his horses on a daily basis. One particular success was Pollen Jock who had struggled to deliver a good run after a fall. Chris assigned Pollen Jock to Hannah to rehabilitate and both were delighted with the result – he won 3 times in a row!

In 2012 Hannah graduated from Andrew Glaister “Applied Equine Biomechanics” training course in Spinal Manipulation, which she incorporates into her massage work.

Picture of competition horse, AustenHannah has considerable experience with all types of horses from all disciplines, from dressage, eventing, national hunt racehorses, point-to-pointers and rehabilitation. She will either come to visit you in the Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire areas.

Tel: 01793 710720
Mob: 07826857710