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LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS

The BGA is proud to bring you a unique one-day seminar where you can learn from world class super grooms! 

Join us and three of our British Team's top grooms, Alan Davies, Jackie Potts, and Jenny Ellis for lots of learning and laughter.

Ticket sales live 1st July 2024!

Learn From the Best

Pro Groom School is for all

Join us for another fantastic Pro Groom School where grooms working in all disciplines, and of all levels, have the chance to spend time with three experts who have multiple Olympic and World Games between them!

The one-day seminar provides the opportunity to learn about anti-doping, competing under FEI rules, travelling horses, pro-turn-out tips, and about what life as a top competition groom really is like. 

Whether you are already working at an international competition yard, or are a non competition groom, Pro Groom School has something for everyone!

Groom Like A Pro

Great Value 

This year's Pro Groom School is held at the Unicorn Equestrian Centre, Netherswell, Stow on the Wold, GL54 1JZ on Monday 11th November 2024.

There are limited spaces available, so watch this space to be first in line to purchase tickets. 

  • The day will run from 09.30 - 16.00 and will comprise of a series of talks with Q&A sessions hosted by our 3 experts. 

  • The ticket price includes refreshments and a sandwich lunch. 

  • Don’t miss out on this unique and affordable training for grooms of all levels.

     

 Learn FEI Rules
Learn top tips

FOR ALL GROOMS

WHAT IS THE COST?

Groom School is only £72.50 for the day and includes all refreshments. 

Not a BGA member? Join us for as little as £25.50 per year, for a Standard Membership - so sign up today, (this doesn’t include insurance).

Membership including personal accident insurance is available from £5.73 per month and just £12.09 per month if you want to include income protection cover.

WHAT IS THE AGENDA?
Pro Groom School is comprised of number of sessions where delegates spent time with each of our supergrooms.
In addition, there will be an equine massage demonstration and lunchtime talk from an industry expert.
  9.30 Welcome to Pro Groom School
10.00 Practical demos with Alan, Jackie and Jenny
12.00 Anti-doping with FEI Vet Paul Thomason
12.30 Lunch Break
13.15 Travelling Horses Internationally
13.45 More practical demos with Alan, Jackie and Jenny
15.15 A focus on you - life as a top groom
15.45 The real truth with Jackie, Alan and Jenny
HOW DO I GET TICKETS?

Once ticket sales are live click the 'PURCHASE TICKETS' button below to buy tickets via our eventbrite page.

Watch this space - tickets are limited to allow for an intimate experience.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to learn from some of the very best grooms within the industry.

Meet Our Pros

JACKIE POTTS

Jackie is one of the most well-respected grooms on the eventing circuit. She has groomed at five Olympic Games, six FEI World Equestrian Games and eight European Championships, on top of countless three-day events around the world.

JENNY ELLIS

Jenny has groomed at 3 Olympic and 1 Paralympic Games for top dressage riders and world-class showjumpers and is a recipient of the prestigious FEI Groom Award. 

ALAN DAVIES

Alan is best known for being part of the world-beating partnership of Charlotte Dujardin, Carl Hester and Valegro and has represented Team GB multiple times. Alan is passionate about inspiring future international grooms.

Grooms Insurance

Watch our video to find out what insurance you need.There are three types of insurance products to consider, personal accident insurance, Freelance Groom Liability insurance and travel insurance. Find out which suits you.