Welcome to Janet Horswill Dressage


Janet Horswill is a coach with over 30-years of experience in training dressage riders of all levels including pony, junior and young riders.

From 2001 to 2010, Janet was BYRDS North West Regional Representative and was instrumental in organising regional training opportunities for young riders.


In 2010, Janet was elected as BYRDS Director and she fulfilled this role for the maximum term allowed.

Janet’s overwhelming contribution to the BYRDS scheme (now rebranded as BD Youth) was recognised in 2016 when she was awarded the British Dressage (BD) Medal of Honour for her services.  

Janet receiving her BD Medal of Honour from Penny Pollard, BD Chairman (2013-18) at the BD National Convention 2016.
© Kevin Sparrow

Janet’s person-centred coaching philosophy is holistic in its approach and the results speak for themselves.


Her many pupils regularly qualify for Regional and National BD Championships while some have gone on to receive team selection and feature on UK squads.​

Based in Cheshire, Janet has trained and competed five horses up to BD Inter I level and ridden at National Championships at Prix St George and Inter I.

Janet coaches riders on a freelance basis at her clients yard and at other venues throughout the North West. She also organises regular clinics with her coach Joern Kubelke.