Meet the team

Sharon Pudge

(Owner and Manager of Putley Riding School)

Sharon grew up around horses and she is dedicated to sharing her knowledge and passion with those around her.

She keeps the yard running smoothly and with her wealth of experience, she provides a huge amount of advice, encouragement and support to all our riders.

Sharon steadfastly supports her daughters in all they do and is number 1 coach, groom, lorry driver and organiser of Team Putley.

Sharon is UKCC Level 2 qualified Instructor.

Charlotte Pudge

(Head Coach)

Charlotte holds a UKCC Level 3 qualification in equestrian coaching.

Being an accomplished rider and show jumper herself she is a sympathetic and patient instructor focusing on one to one lessons catering for all ages and abilities.

Charlotte competes British show Jumping on her horse Cassinaro Dream and plans to do international jumping in the future. For more Charlotte information see the link to her Facebook page.

Charlotte’s Facebook page

Georgie Pudge

(Breaking and Schooling Livery)

Georgie is an accomplished rider and show jumper, winner of the Dodson and Horrell 1.05cm Amateur Championship in 2020/21. Her speciality is schooling young ponies or those with quirks!

Georgie takes ponies for schooling livery. sales livery, works with youngsters, offers holiday livery and getting ponies competition ready.

Whatever the owners needs are she will tailor her training to suit.

More Georgie information on her Facebook page.

Georgie’s Facebook page

Charles Pudge

(The main man)

Charles provides the highest quality hay, straw and haylage for our livery’s and our own horses.

He maintains the fields to give all year round grazing. the unsung hero in the family, with out him the yard would not survive.

Jean Buttle


Although this is not her day job, Jean takes enormous pride and utilises her excellent organisational skills to help Sharon keep the Riding school organised and tidy.

She also oversees the booking of lessons, ensures all horses are fully prepared and generally keeps the weekend lessons running in an organised fashion supporting Sharon.

Jean has her own horse ‘Mac’ who she loves to take out for Hacks in her spare time.

Amelia Lidell


Amelia is our Saturday instructor here at Putley and runs our group training sessions throughout the day.

Amelia is UKCC Level 2 Qualified.

Amelia teaches for pony club and has other teaching options from her home base see her Facebook page for more information.

Amelia’s Facebook page

Libby, Max and Amelie Our regular Saturday helpers!!