Jane Wallace has over forty years of experience in the equestrian world,
Jane combines her teaching and daily management of a high-class livery yard with her role as equestrian consultant and expert witness.
With a life-long experience in riding, training and managing horses and ponies in all equestrian disciplines, including racing, she is well-qualified to advise and consult on a wide range of horse and pony related issues. This horsemanship may range from their general handling to horse welfare, behavioural problems and potential purchase or sale.
Over the years, Jane has committed her experience of training and re-training horses in a number of publications including a highly regarded book entitled ‘The Less Than Perfect Horse’ which was translated into German.
Living in the heart of Leicestershire hunting country, Jane and her husband, Major Malcolm Wallace, are a formidably knowledgeable team. Malcolm was former CO of the King’s Troop RHA, CEO of the British Equestrian Federation, Equestrian member of the National Olympic Committee and Olympic team manager and an executive director of the Jockey Club. He trained and rode winners of point to points and under National Hunt rules, rode in the Grand National and successfully completed Badminton Horse Trials, being short-listed for the World Championships. Malcolm and Jane have two sons who took part in all Pony Club activities and competed in one day events, hunter trials, team chases and pony racing.
‘This valuable reference book is the result of her experiences with problem horses…and gives her tried and tested solutions’
‘An excellent book….. ideal for everyone from novice to expert’
‘The concise and practical approach to schooling the horse makes this book easy to read but no less informative……… writes from obvious practical experience…..’
Christopher Bartle (Olympic trainer)
‘Informative, clear and extremely easy to read’
Horse and Hound
‘An extremely useful book to have as a training guide… very comprehensive but easily understood’
Sir Mark Todd (double Olympic champion)
‘I highly recommend this volume of facts, ideas, technique and simplicity, all geared towards the most valuable part of the horse’s training – the basics’
Virginia Leng MBE (European and World champion and Olympic medallist)
‘For those who aspire, I would strongly recommend they study this book with great care’ Captain Mark Phillips (Olympic medallist and international course designer)
‘This book is a MUST for anyone wanting their children to grow into riders that are good enough to enjoy and succeed in any area of riding they might choose’
Lucinda Green MBE (World champion and six times Badminton winner and Olympic medallist)