About me

Hi I’m Marion. I am a qualified, licensed, trusted, reliable equine and pet care professional with over fifteen years experience. Fully insured; qualified cat and dog first aider; DBS checked.

I am an accredited member of the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers (IMDT) and provide ethical, enjoyable force free training. I run group sessions, 1-2-1 sessions and workshops.

For my dog walking services I have a lovely private, safe, secure woodland area for your dog’s needs for fun, socialisation and enrichment.

I have a 5 star home Boarding licence issued from Charnwood Borough Council. Licence number CBCAAL/049.

I offer tailor-made care for horses, dogs, cats, goats and small animals in their own homes.

I am an equine and dog sports massage therapist. I work with horses and dogs holistically to improve performance and wellbeing.

Working in Leicestershire I cover Anstey, Cropston, Leicester, Mountsorrel, Newtown Linford, Rothley, Swithland, Woodhouse Eaves and other areas of Charnwood.

My focus is always on the wellbeing and welfare of the animals in my care.

My qualifications and experience include:
  • level 3 in Animal Management
  • First Aid For Cats
  • First Aid For Dogs
  • Canine Behaviour and Psychology.

Institute of Modern Dog Trainers (IMDT) Courses

  • Behaviour Happens For A Reason
  • Principals of Dog Training and Behaviour Level 3
  • Aggression and Rehabilitation
  • IMDT Members Assessment
  • Perfect Puppy
  • IMDTB–Separation Anxiety
  • IMDTB–Resource Guarding
  • Introduction To A Career As A Dog Trainer
  • Understanding and Working with Canine Behaviour: Learning, Motivation and Reinforcement level 3
  • Breed and Predatory Motor Patterns Webinar
  • Learning Theory Webinar
  • Four Day Practical Instructors Course
  • Canine Cognitive Dysfunction Webinar
  • Canine Body Language
  • Loose Leaders
  • Happy Recallers
  • The Exercises-Foundations To Advanced
  • Aggression and Rehabilitation
  • Impulse Control
  • Owner Motiviation
  • Pain and Behaviour
  • Red Flag Behaviour
  • IMDTB-Behaviour Consultation

Courses with Intelligent Horsemanship

  • Perfect Manners
  • Horse Psychology
  • Foundation Course in Intelligent Horsemanship
  • Handling The Untouched Horse

General Qualifications

  • level 3 in Animal Management
  • First Aid For Cats
  • First Aid For Dogs
  • Canine Behaviour and Psychology.
  • Xtra Dog Training -Introduction to Tellington Ttouch for Dogs
  • Ogilviedogs – Communicating, Arousal, and Problematic Behaviours
  • NVQ Assessor/ Internal Verifier A1 and V1 .
  • Experience Teaching NVQ Qualifications in Horse Care and Animal Management.
  • Butternut box nutrition school
  • Therapy dog  trusted trainer
  • Caring and working with brachycephalic breeds
  • Keep your eye on the balls- Understanding the un neutered male
  • Care for the un neutered female.

General Qualifications (Horses)

  • BHS stage 1 & 2 Horse Care/Riding
  • Equine Nutrition level 2
  • Equine Anatomy And Physiology Level 3
  • ETUK Equine and Other Animal Sports Massage Therapist