The V.I.P Team
Tamara Hudleston is originally from the Isle of Wight where she grew up doing the usual Pony Club activities.
After A' levels decided to concentrate on horses and was based with Dries Roefs, Dutch International Grand Prix rider, where she learnt about management and riding of dressage horses. With three horses she went from a novice dressage rider to competing successfully at the national championships.
After this Tamara spent some time in South Africa working in local schools and teaching art and music to underprivileged children.
Tamara then went to the university of Durham where she graduated with a BA Hons in Philosophy, followed by an MSc in Psychology.
Since this time Tamara has continued her work with people in need and well as the conceptual development of the Very Important Pad.
Amanda Renouard (née Bartlam)
Amanda Renouard has a lifetime of experience in the equestrian industry.
Having graduated from Harper Adams, Amanda spent her formative years working for both Dodson and Horrell Ltd and Dengie Horse Feeds, thus developing a comprehensive knowledge of equine nutrition, sales and marketing. She has subsequently worked in both PR and marketing, during which time she has also acted as rider representative for a number of leading international equestrian athletes.
Amanda acted as Chef d’Equipe for the Irish Dressage Team at the World Equestrian Games at Normandy in 2014 and regularly attends high level equestrian events across Europe.
She is based with her family in south-west France where she is also the owner of a private Dressage stud.