Our Coaches

Liz Mackay is the lead coach of Kinross Vaulting Group. She is a BEV Level 3 coach and BHSAI, and has been involved in the sport since 1993 having previously been an instructor and competitor in dressage and show-jumping. Liz came to this sport, via her son Daniel who competed internationally and now lives in Australia.

Liz is the Committee chairperson and provides the vaulting horsepower and facilities for the Club.

 


Lesley Ross is a BEV Level 2 coach and also a senior vaulter. Lesley works as an occupational therapist. She owns Bramble who lives at Hillside with all the other Club vaulting horses.


Hannah Ballantyne is a BEV Level 2 coach, who competes nationally and internationally on her own horse. Hannah has been vaulting since she was 11. Hannah has a degree in Sports Pyschology.

 

 


Janice Henderson is a BEV Level 2 coach, lunger and is our club treasurer. Janice has three children and came to the sport through her two daughters. Her youngest daughter Kirstin is a Level 1 coach and an international vaulter. Janice and her husband run their own business and breed Ryeland sheep.

 


Carole Pow is a BEV Level 2 coach, lunger and groom for the vaulting horses. Carole has worked at Hillside since leaving university in 2010. During this time, she has studied for and attained her SVQ Horse Care Level 2 certificate.

Carole is responsible for the health and welfare of the horses, keeping them fit and organising and running the yard.

 


Our Assistant Coaches

Kirstin Henderson
  • Level 1 Coach
  • Vaulter
Angela Pettinger
  • Level 1 Coach
  • Child Protection Officer
  • Secretary