Christine Hirlehey is the co-founder of Horsey Hooves. She has also been the owner of Willowbrook Riding Centre since 1989, an Associated of British Riding Schools (ABRS) approved horse riding school licensed by Chichester District Council.
Christine is a qualified horse riding instructor with a BHS Horse Mastership accreditation that she achieved in 1981 while training at South Weylands Equestrian Centre in Surrey.
She has won numerous horse riding awards and competed for over 20 years in ridden Arabian showing classes on her purebred Arabian, Double Magic. Her most notable competition win was the Ridden Arabian Horse Showing class at the Royal Windsor Horse Show in 1998.
As well as the general day-to-day tasks of running her horse riding school, she continues to ride and train horses regularly. She can also be found at various horse shows and events in the UK.