Registered Charity No. 1045045
BHS Approved RDA Centre Pony Club ABRS Honorary Member
LB Hammersmith & Fulham Licence N0. 1019/00107 5Star Rated Riding Establishment
Staff, Trustees & Team Members
Martin Clunes OBE Patron of WSPC
Martin Clunes OBE Patron
Board of Trustees
Janice Gardner Acting Chair
Melissa KilBride Company Secretary
Pat White Animal Advisor & Admin
Tim Boyd Architect
Jessie Khera Video Maker
Sue Kayser Acting Treasurer
Sister Mary Joy Langdon BEM WSPC CEO
Richard Watson Senior Coach, RDA Regional Chair
Sister Mary Joy Langdon BEM, Fellow of the RDA, BHS APC, Pony Club accredited coach, ABRS Principles Dip. UK Sports Coach Educator L3 M.Uni Open
Mary Joy is the CEO and founded the centre in 1989. She has a life time of experience with horses & children. Mary Joy is a member of the religious congregation of the Infant Jesus Sisters. This congregation was founded in 1662 with the mission to educate & help children & young people which she continues to do today at the Pony Centre.
Richard Watson WSPC Senior Coach
Richard comes with a wealth of equestrian experience. He was trained by the late Dr. Reiner Klimke. Richard has a love of classical dressage and has for some years been an international coach. He has been responsible for training of horses and riders for international competitions including the Olympics.
Tonya Ellis BHS Accredited Professional Coach
Tonya first joined the Pony Centre team in the early 90's. She is now part of the coaching team. All Tonya's riders enjoy the fun lessons that she gives them.
Claudia Howard BHS AP Coach, Equine & Animal Physiotherapist.
Claudia is an excellent coach she gives her rider confidence and they always enjoy her sessions
Sam is one of the grooms at the Pony Centre. She has been coming to WSPC for 23 years. Sam is one of the 50 Faces of RDA #RDA50faces
Is a part time groom at the Pony Centre
Ben is a groom at the Pony Centre. He has been at the centre for over 15 years
Kathy Heaps Chair of Trustees
Kathy seen here with the RDA Coach of the year award. Kathy has been volunteering for over 28 years. She is a RDA coach as well as a ABRS coach.
Pat White Trustee
Pat is a Trustee and is an expert in animal behavioural matters. She use to be a rider. Pat is a great cook and provides the delicious meals for camp and other events held at the Pony Centre.
Melissa KilBride Trustee
Melissa is the secretary for the board of trustees. She also volunteers at all our events. Melissa has been a supporter of the charity for many years.
Artist in Residence at the Wormwood Scrubs Pony Centre.
Romaine runs junior art classes at WSPC. She also produces beautiful paintings and sketches depicting the daily life of the Pony Centre.
Janet Coe BHSPT
We are very fortunate to have Janet as a volunteer instructor.. Janet is a very experienced fence judge & was chosen to judge at the 2012 Olympic Games.