BHS Scotland is delighted to welcome Sarah-Jayne Bowers as the new BHSS Chairman.
Sarah-Jayne Bowers BSc (Hons) BA (Hons) MSc MEd PGCE BHS 4SC CH; Stage 5 Care & Management and Stage 5 Teach; UKCC L3 (Generic)
Sarah-Jayne has been involved with horses since her first riding lesson at the age of 6, and has progressed up through Pony Club and Riding Club, until her first membership of the BHS in 1990-1 when, as a working pupil at Tong Riding Centre in between A Levels and University, she achieved the BHSAI. She has been actively involved in all aspects of the horse industry, both academic and practical, achieving an MSc in Equine Science at Aberystwyth University and the BHSII whilst working as Riding Manager at The Wyke Equestrian Centre in Shropshire in the 1990s, progressing on to BHS Stable Manager in 1999 and BHS Senior Coaching Certificate in 2016. Her career has involved working on BHS Approved Yards, coaching freelance and for many years on in various FE/HE Colleges, such as Hartpury, Rodbaston and The College of West Anglia. She has competed her own horses in BD, BE, BS and TREC competitions, in addition to retraining ex-racehorses for a charity and achieving her USDF Bronze Medal when living in Indiana, USA. She has previously served on various committees including BHS Cambridgeshire, Indiana Dressage Society, Indiana Eventing Association and is the current Vice Chair and Training Officer for BHS Fife.