About the author

Jeanette A Garrett B.H.S.I., Ad.Dip.Ed.

<p>Jeanette A Garrett &nbsp;is an internationally qualified coach and assessor, with vast competitive&nbsp;riding and training experience&nbsp;in Europe and the UK. Her accolades include qualifying a horse for Badminton Horse Trials and competing&nbsp;at Goodwood. She was appointed&nbsp;chief examiner for the British Horse&nbsp;Society and operated several competition yards and riding schools in the UK.</p><p>Jeanette emigrated to New Zealand in 1994 when asked to take up the role of a national coach for NZ Pony Club Association. &nbsp;</p><p>When not teaching or writing, she enjoys ball room dancing, swimming, and &nbsp;walking at the nearby beach where she lives in New Zealand.&nbsp;</p>