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

Pro Groom School gives you the opportunity to learn from three of our British Team's top grooms, Alan Davies, Jackie Potts, and Jenny Ellis. 
Tickets selling fast...Don't miss out on a unique day!

Learn From the Best

Pro Groom School is for all

This unique day on the 23rd October offers grooms working in all disciplines, and of all levels, the chance to spend time with three experts who have multiple Olympic and World Games between them!

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

Whether you are already working at an international competition yard, or simply have the ambition to do so in the future, Pro Groom School is for you!

Groom Like A Pro

Great Value - tickets only £70

Join us on the 23rd October in the beautiful surroundings of Stallion AI Services in Whitchurch, Shropshire, for a day of learning and groom banter!

There are limited spaces available, so sign up today to be first in line to purchase tickets. 

Come along on your own, or with friends/colleagues - Pro Groom School will be an educational and fun day for all. 

  • 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. 

  • For those travelling from afar, stay affordably at the Premier Inn (it is where we are staying too!)


 Learn FEI Rules
Learn top tips



Groom School is only £70 for the day and includes all refreshments. 

You can also join the BGA 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.

The day comprises of a number of sessions where delegates will spend time with each of our supergrooms.
In addition, there will also be an equine massage demonstration by Sophie Sparrow PGDip vet phys, BSc, FHEA, ESMT, of Pro Performance Veterinary Physiotherapy.
  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

Click the 'PURCHASE TICKETS' button below to buy tickets via our eventbrite page.

Make sure you don't delay as 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 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 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 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.