Regional committee

In the North West we have a Regional Committee of volunteers who help to run the region - meet the team that keep North West on the map.

N&W Counties

Each committee member has their own area of expertise, the regional committee for the North West consists of representatives for the following areas:

  • Chairman - Tim Downs
  • Youth - Sue Blackshaw
  • Senior training - Jackie Cromie
  • Coaching - Jane Critchley & Alison Calvert
  • Para - Alison Ramsier & Caroline Unwin
  • Judges - Richard Baldwin, Denise Glanville and Brenda Pamplin
  • Marketing - Anna Tomlinson

Meet your committee

Chairman - Tim Downes

Tim Downes is a Fellow of the British Horse Society, a List 1 Dressage Judge and British Dressage Master Judge, a 4* international 3 day event judge and a British Eventing Master Coach. He is a Chief Assessor for the BHS, a UKCC Assessor and an FEI Olympic Solidarity trainer. Tim has competed in all of the Equestrian Olympic Disciplines and has produced many horses from untrained to advanced levels of competition.

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Youth representative - Sue Blackshaw 

EMAIL SUE

Senior training representative - Jackie Crombie

EMAIL JACKIE

Coaching representative - Jane Critchley 

Jane specialises in coaching dressage from grass roots to International/National level. She is a list 4 Judge and has been a British Dressage competitor for over 16 years competing up to Inter 11. She has previously evented to 2* level.

EMAIL JANE

Coaching representative - Alison Calvert

Alison has been involved in British Dressage as a competitor for 23 years and ridden up to Inter 1.  She has been a freelance coach for 10 years to both seniors and juniors.  Alison is also a qualified NLP sports coach and runs a small yard in Lancashire. 

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Para representative - Alison Ramsier & Caroline Unwin

EMAIL CAROLINE

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Judges representatives - Richard Baldwin, Denise Glanville and Brenda Pamplin

EMAIL RICHARD

EMAIL DENISE

EMAIL BRENDA

Marketing representative - Anna Tomlinson

EMAIL ANNA