Jemimah has ridden Icelandic Horses since 1994 and has been fortunate to spend time working in the stable with and had training from Maaike Burggrafer from Holland and Magnus Skulason from Sweden (who has won numerous titles, including the Five Gait and Pace World Champion), who she still trains with.
At University she studied Medical Biology, and went on to study for a PhD in Breast Cancer. After working as a post-doc, in 2012 she started to work with Icelandic horses full time. She trains horses of all ages, from starting youngsters to Sport level, and trains riders’ with their horses and riding, developing a range of leisure riders to Sport riders, including some of the GB team members.
Jemimah has represented Great Britain at World Championships since 1999, as well as at MEM. She also competes in the UK and abroad regularly.
In 2020, Jemimah was one of 4 successful trainee Judges to pass the IHSGB Regional judge exams.
She is the current Education Trustee for the IHSGB, where she has launched a number of Education and Sport initiatives.
Jemimah is also able to import and train horses for all levels and riders.
Jemimah is fully insured and available to teach in person or online via Ridesum. She is also able to take horses in for starting or training, whether you need help with the gaits, competition preparation, or just to give the horse some more experience. Get in touch for more information.
UK Coaching Duty to Care Digital Badge
UK Coaching CPD
Completed the Brosarpsgarden Icelandic Horse ‘Academy’ – with training from Baldvin Ari Guðlaugsson (breeding riding), Sigurbjörn Bárðarson (Diddi; riding), Magnus Skulason (sport riding), Gestur Julisson (veterinary and shoeing) and Ulf Kämpeback (mental and physical personal fitness).
BHS Level 1
BHS Riding and Road Safety
Trained for BHS Level 2
A finalist T3 and V2, OSI Gutheide, Germany 2017
British Champion F1, 2017
Winner T3, V2 and F2; Exloo Internationaal, Holland 2017
In 2014, she was one of only nine riders in the world who had been nominated by a judge for (FEIF) good and harmonious riding for the past three years in a row (2012, 2013 and 2014).
British Championship Feather Prize, 2017, 2015, 2006
British Champion in T1 2017, 2015, 2013
British Champion in V1 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013
A finalist in T2, British Championships 2015.
A finalist in Tolt T1 and V1; Exloo Internationaal, Holland 2015.
A finalist in Tolt T1; Isicup, Kjarni in Denmark 2015.
Winner T1 and V1; Exloo Internationaal, Holland 2013, 2012.
Winner T4; Exloo Internationaal, Holland 2012.
A finalist; Horses on Ice, Holland 2011.
British Champion in T2, 2010.
Winner V2; Wedstrijden Zuid NK, Holland, 2010.
Jemimah is very fortunate to have had support and/or sponsorship in the past and present from:
Mark Todd/Westgate EFI Ltd