Janet is a qualified BHS( British Horse Society) and HSI(Horse sport Ireland) trainer. She is also a BHS riding and road safety trainer.
She attends refresher days each year and has a very broad knowledge of the horse world.
Janet also has FETAC Level 5 first Aid, Child protection training, and garda vetting.
Janet knowledge also comes from vast experience. She has been riding since a young age, and was a member of the Duhallow Pony Club in her younger years. She represented the club at All Ireland Level in both Hunter Trials and Cross Country.
She has ridden in local pony racing,(flappers ) .Show Jumping ( SJI). Show / Working Hunter. Eventing. Hunting.
Now days as well as teaching / managing Valley View Equestrian Centre, she still breaks, produces ,Hunts and competes several young horses.
Alex Ott moved to Gooseberry Hill over 14yrs ago. He has his own adjoining yard where he produces both his own horses and horses for others. He assists in the day to day running of Valley View.
He has been in the horse industry all his life. Both his parents Evented in Germany before moving to Ireland in the 1970,s. Alex has been riding and producing horse from a young age. He is well known for his skills in breaking young horses and his ability to cross the country while hunting on his well produced young horses.
His horses are hunting in Ireland, UK, Europe and USA.
Alex also has a keen interest in Point to Points and Breaks, Pre Trains and Trains Horses.