The Trainers

Philip Surl

Philip has been helping me for a number of years. He is an excellent coach and mentor.

In 2013, Philip joined the Lottery funded BEF World Class Programme as Assistant to the Eventing Performance Manager, Yogi Breisner. The role saw Philip eventually taking on the running of the World Class Programme’s Eventing Equine Pathway and the Eventing Nations Cup Squad.

Philip started eventing in 1980 and continued until to 2006, competing at all levels up to and including 4 star. He became a British Eventing Technical Advisor in 2007 and has been British Eventing’s Regional Co-ordinator for the East Region since 2010.

A UKCC Level 3 qualified coach, Philip completed the coach development programme run by Yogi Breisner from 2005 – 2008. Philip joined the World Class team in 2013; he is Team Manager to the Eventing Nations Cup teams.

Tracie Robinson

Tracie started her career with Carl Hester picking up phenomenal knowledge and skill. She then took on the role as Dressage Trainer for the British Eventing Team for 16 very successful years.

Izzy and Tracie have been working together for a number of years and they have a great relationship, really developing each horse as an individual.

Tracie comes on a regular basis to Aldershot Farm to help work the horses and she is also at the majority of the big events.

Charlotte Dujardin OBE

Charlotte Dujardin Izzy Taylor trainer

Charlotte is an elite British dressage rider, Double Gold Medalist at the London 2012 Olympics Games, European Champion 2013, World Champion and holds all three World Records in Dressage. In 2014 she won the Individual World Champion Grand Prix Special & Freestyle at Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014.

Izzy was introduced to Charlotte via Simon Middleton, MD of Zebra Products as they are both Sponsored riders for Selleria Equipe. Izzy try’s to have lessons on a monthly basis diaries permitting for both riders!