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Molly Sivewright


31st January 1924 – 28th August 2013

Until recently, Mrs Sivewright was actively involved in training at Talland. She was a Fellow of the British Horse Society (FBHS), a Fellow of the Institute of the Horse (FIH) and a Fellow of the Association of British Riding Schools and, as such, was the most senior instructor at Talland.

Mrs Sivewright has competed in the British Dressage Team, is a List 1 Dressage Judge and an international judge for Show Hacks and Arabs. She also has official authorisation to run courses for judges, riders and horses at National and International standard and enjoys giving a variety of lectures and demonstrations.

Mrs Sivewright was also highly regarded as one of the country’s leading equestrian expert witnesses and has written two widely acclaimed books in the Thinking Riding series as well as Lessons on the Lunge for Horse and Rider.

We leave her proudly here as she is behind every day at Talland.

Pammy Hutton


Pammy is joint principal of Talland and well known as an international Dressage rider and trainer. Pammy was 2nd at Punchestown International Three Day Event on Gameel and was reserve for the Montreal Olympics. She has been in the top 12 riders in top level dressage for many years. She has produced all of her horses from scratch to Grand Prix and has taken 9 of them to international standard.

On the training side Pammy helped the Italian Three Day Event Team and the Irish Team for the European Championships in which they gained 4th place. She was also the Dressage Trainer to Gold Medal winning Australian Three Day Event Team at the Barcelona Olympics.

Brian Hutton


Brian is joint principal and a senior instructor at Talland. He has worked and travelled internationally and has successfully trained a variety of international riders and teams for show jumping, Eventing and dressage.

Brian was the Hong Kong Equestrian coach and has also ridden Point-to-Point and NH.

Currently Brian teaches various Riding Clubs and Pony Clubs as well as the VWH Pony Club show jumping team and is particularly popular for his pre-hunting tuition.

Charlie Hutton BHSAI


Charlie is Pammy and Brian’s son and a recent addition to the family team. Charlie competes at Young Rider international and Grand Prix. Charlie also assists Pammy with her clinics nationally and internationally and trains with Pammy, his grandmother, Mrs Sivewright, and Jonny Hilberath. In 2009 Charlie won the team Gold and Individual Silver medal at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival.

Pippa Hutton BHSPT


Pippa is the youngest member of the Hutton Family, she has ridden since’ before she was born’  she says ‘My first memories are of me at 9 months old sitting in front of my mother on the pommel of her Grand Prix horse, I wish I had her sitting behind me all the time! ‘

She started off showing both astride and side saddle with a variety of ponies who had all been trained at Talland, from scratch, we still have her  first dressage pony, called Rudgeway Senorita, a grey Connemara  who is trained up to Grand Prix.she is now working as a school pony at The Talland School of Equitation.

Pippa has been on the Junior and Young Rider squads since she was sixteen and in 2014, is hopefully to to be selected for her 3rd Young Rider European Championships. She has several rides her top one being Duela – a liver chestnut, 12 year old, Dimaggio mare with whom she has also competed at The National Championships at Prix St Georges and Intermediate 1. Competitively she is a cool customer who copes excellently under pressure, she passes her calmness onto her horses.

Pippa teaches both at Talland, and is regularly seen freelancing around the UK with her mother Pammy. She has a particular affinity with younger riders, looking to improve their dressage.

Gerry Sinnott BHSII


Gerry is a senior instructor at Talland and was a member of the Irish Olympic event team at Montreal where he was individual 6th. Gerry has an impressive competition record having competed at Gatcombe, Badminton and the World Championships to name but a few.

Richard Preston BHSII


Richard Preston BHSII is a senior instructor who has trained with Pammy for many years. Richard helps Pammy with the production of her and the family’s competition horses, was Talland yard manager and rides to Grand Prix standard.

Hilary Hughes


Hilary is one of Talland’s Senior Instructors, a BHSI and BD registered trainer who has been involved with Talland for the last 25years.

Hilary has trained and schooled all level of horses and riders over the years. Hilary has also travelled extensively with Pammy Hutton to International shows, and has competed to intermediare II Level.

Emma Harford BHSIT


Emma is Talland yard manager and has trained with Pammy and Mrs Sivewright for many years. As well as ensuring the welfare of Talland’s many residents, equine and human, Emma also specialises in teaching Sidesaddle and Stable Management.

Ignacio Pantiga BHSII


Nacho Pantiga started riding at the age of 15 having grown up in a non-horsey family in Spain. He worked with both jumping and dressage horses for three years before deciding to end his studies in Spain and move to England in 2004 with the aim of becoming an event rider.

Firstly based with dressage rider Daniel Timson his passion for dressage grew. He then continued his training under International rider and trainer Pammy Hutton where he further developed his skills in dressage and teaching.

In 2007 Nacho had the opportunity to ride under top German rider and Canadian Team Trainer Markus Gribbe as his first rider. Initially based at the Pidgley’s Kilbees Farm, England, then later on moving to Germany with Markus in 2009

In 2013 Nacho returned to Talland where he now has several horses in training under him, and he is one of our Senior Instructional Team, he has much experience riding and training horses up to Grand Prix level, and he isn’t bad at teaching over fences either!!!

Davy Harvey BHSII

Davy came to Talland at the end of January 2014 as a BHS scholarship student. He was working towards his BHSII. During his time here at Talland he has progressed extremely well and has achieved massive amounts in a short period. Within his first year he achieved his full BHSAI and he has now just received his full BHSII all with distinctions.

Davy competed at the BSJA newcomers and although prior to coming to Talland he had never competed B.D dressage, he has now completed successfully with wins up to and including Elementary Level.

Davy Harvey is one of our many fantastic examples of what a dedicated student can achieve whilst training here at Talland. We offer so many opportunities for students from all over the world; providing courses to individual preference.

Davy has shown you can start from the bottom and get to the top with fantastic results. He is now a Full time Instructor and rider here at The Talland School of Equitation.


Claire Graves

Claire is Yard Manager at Talland. She arrived here over a year ago in November 2014, having been taught by Pammy for many years. Previously to being at Talland, Claire was yard manager at a BHS Approved riding school, this is where Pammy spotted her talent and invited her to come to Talland in order to further her Career.


Jon Evans

Jon has evented Internationally for many years, including riding at Badminton and Burghley, and has worked extensively with some of the world’s leading trainers (including 5 years spent with Capt Mark Phillips, and Ferdi Eilberg.
He is a be accredited trainer, and is currently working towards his BHS fellowship under the tutelage of Pammy Hutton

Jon will be available on Monday s and Tuesday and is able to teach a wide variety of clients, either on Talland horses, or with your own horses, whether you are looking to do your first dressage test, or to improve your jumping skills at the higher levels he will be happy to help.