Amy Bannister-Bell

Job Role
Sessional Lecturer in Natural Environment

Biography

Amy is the proprietor of Clwydian stud outside Wrexham where much of the practical units of the degree are based.

Amy runs Clwydian Stud which breeds a number of sports horses and produces thoroughbreds and competition horses/ponies for a range of disciplines.

Amy is a BHSI (stage 5 performance coach) and coaches on a freelance basis along with holding clinics for local riding clubs and pony clubs.

Amy delivers the Stable Management units of the equine degree which are a mixture of classroom based theory and yard based practical content. Students will also attend the stud for elements of the breeding, health and fitness and behaviour modules.

As a BHS assessor Amy also delivers the BHS training sessions for all equine students, helping them to work towards BHS exams alongside their degree.

Qualifications

  • BHSI
  • BHS Stage 5 performance coach in complete horsemanship
  • BSc (Hons) Equine Science and Welfare Management

Research

  • Horse Racing reducing risk factors for a safer more sustainable sport.
  • Lameness diagnosis and rehabilitation techniques.
  • The impacts of incorrect training on a horse's soundness and longevity.

Courses