Fearghal Davis

Part time rider


Rosie Tester

Full time rider


David Cole

Full time rider


Lottie Watkins

Full time rider


Kayleigh Flower

Head Girl


Jitka Krajmerova

Travelling Head Girl

Jitka came to work for William shortly after he set up training in 2005. She originally came to England from the Czech Republic to learn English and to gain more experience within the racing industry. She has become an important key member of the team, travelling the horses to race meetings all over the country and beyond, ensuring that they are cared for to the high standards which are found throughout Lower Coombe Stables.

Graham ‘Elvis’ Foster

2nd Head Lad

Elvis has worked for William since 2009.  Previously he worked for Lady Herries where he travelled horses for many years, including various trips abroad.  In his early years, Elvis had a few rides as an apprentice and is now one of William's principal work riders.

Rob van Pelt


Rob is a Partner at the Sussex Equine Hospital and has been doing the veterinary work for William since he started training in 2005.  Originally from New Zealand, Rob moved to the UK over 20 years ago. In addition to racing, Rob also has a keen interest in competition horse medicine and surgery.

Emily Knight

Trainer's Wife

Kitty Lane

Full time rider

Kitty came to us fresh out of racing school at the beginning of 2017. 

Mazi Mahmood


Tomas Lang

Gallops man/Yardman

Tomas has been at Lower Coombe Stables since William set up training in 2005. He now looks after the two gallops and enjoys taking his horses racing. 

Abi Miles


Maqbool Tufail

Full time rider