Having forged a successful show jumping career, including a number of Grand Prix wins and U21 British team appearances, Tom Davison is now in much demand as a coach and manager. Having trained with some of the worlds best showjumpers, Franke Sloothaak, Billy Twomey and Will Funnell, he has a wealth of knowledge to draw on for developing the rider who is looking for show jumping management, coaching and training to attain their goals. Tom spends much of his time coaching show jumping clients in the United States of America and across Europe. During the winter months till April, he is based on Wellington, Florida working along side Ireland’s Darragh Kenny where they run Oakland Ventures coaching programme catering towards developing young talented riders for International Grand Prix success. From April until September, the programme heads to Europe with the students and their horses for a summer of competitions on the Global Champions Tour. Young riders can benefit from Tom’s knowledge of developing a rider’s understanding of training the horse on both the flat and over fences from the pyschology of the horse and rider to physically putting it into practise and getting the results. You can regularly find Tom’s coaching tips and advice in the media with training series and articles in some of the biggest equestrian magazines such as Horse & Rider Magazine and Your Horse magazine.
Joe Davison is one of Great Britain’s most stylish young show jumping riders. He regularly competes at the highest international level and in 2016 has already represented Great Britain in senior Nations Cup competitions. Joe has learned his trade as former stable rider to Olympic gold medallist Ben Maher and from other show jumping greats such as Billy Twomey, Michael Whitaker and Jan Tops.
Joe currently competes and produces the jumping horses owned by the Davison family, Gwendolyn Sontheim’s Coral Reef Ranch in the USA and Mark & Sarah Lilley in the UK. He has in the passed competed horses on Great Britains Nations Cup teams for Princess Haya of Jordan.
The Davison’s have been training jumping riders and horses for over a 100 years of combined experience between them. The training programme at Davison Equestrian has been developed to encompass all aspects of equestrianism from jumping, to dressage, pyschology to anatomy. This is why the Davison training programme has been at the forefront of training and coaching and continues to keep developing horses and riders at the top of this ever evolving sport.
UK & USA COACHING PROGRAMMES
With a team that has seen their horses go to four of the last six Olympic Games, training is currently offered across two continents, Europe and the USA.
Our UK stables offer superb training facilities that include, large indoor and outdoor sand arenas, grass derby field and gallop track along with accommodation and two international airports within 45 minutes drive allowing for unrivalled development at home and easy access to the European show circuit.
Davison Equestrian in the USA has called Wellington, Florida home for the last two years and has clients regularly showing throughout the Winter Equestrian Festival during the winter months as well as shows such as the Miami Global Champions Tour, American Gold Cup in New York, Central Park Horse Show and Kentucky National.
OPEN TO ALL
With an emphasis on developing young riders through the ranks, Tom and Joe can regularly be found on the US & European show circuits with students competing in International competition Global Champions Tours at 3* level to students starting out on their international careers in the 1.20ms.
OUR ADVICE IN THE MEDIA
Tom & Richard are in high demand by many of the well known equestrian magazines for his training articles and videos and can be regularly found in Horse & Hound, Your Horse Magazine, Horse & Rider to name but a few.
CONTACT US TO DISCUSS YOUR NEEDS
If you’re looking to develop your riding and get ahead of the competition, please contact Tom at Davison Equestrian to discuss how we can tailor our programme to your needs either with our full service programme or individual lessons in the UK or USA.
JUMPING BIGGER FENCES
Tom Davison gives an insight into how to jump bigger fences without changing your horse’s way of going.
STRUCTURING YOUR WARM UP
Tom Davison sets up a basic warm-up scenario, and explains how to make the most of your time in the warm-up to get the most from your horse.
Tom Davison explains what to do once your enter the ring for your showjumping round, and how to make the most of your time before the bell goes.
In this video, Tom Davison explains how important it is to keep the rhythm when jumping a course or in a jump-off.
LEG YIELD FOR JUMPING & DRESSAGE
Think leg-yield is just for dressage horses? Then think again. Tom Davison shows us how flatwork fundamentals can help every horse.