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CHAPS (UK) Council Members

Below are the names and job roles of our council members. In order for us to provide the quickest response please make sure you address all queries and requests for forms or information to the right person. All general enquiries regarding membership, registration, passports etc. should be directed to the Administration Office.  Before sending your email, please check out the FAQ page where most queries are already addressed. Thank you.

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IMPORTANT: Application Forms & Passports
ALL Applications/ Passports MUST be sent to the address on the Form/ Passport, and NOT to the registered address.

Telephone Lines Open:
Administration: 01685 845045 10.00am – 4.00pm Mon – Fri inc.

CAROLINE HAMILTON Chairman | Judges Selection Panel | Showing Council Rep
High Ash Barn, Sandy Lane, Chisworth, Glossop, SK13 5RZ
01457 857023 Caroline

Little Acorns, Bryn Lane, Ridley Wood, Wrexham, Clwyd, LL13 9US 01978 661672 Brenda

CAROLE FOSTER-GILL Company Secretary | Administration

Ashgate House, Mole Drove, Gedney Hill, Peterborough PE12 0PA

As the Administration Secretary of CHAPS, I am the person on the end of the phone who can deal with Passports, Memberships, Qualification cards, Grading and day to day enquiries.  I am more than happy to answer your questions and if I do not know the answer I will put in touch with the someone who can.

01685 845045  Carole

Newton Red House, Mitford, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 3QW 01670 772572 Carolyn

MARIA WAKEFIELD Editor | Advertising | Champ Show Cttee Chairman
19 Wisteria Way, Laurel View, Glossop, SK13 7ER
01457 853120 (daytime)

NIGEL HOLLINGS CHAPS Board Member | Disciplinary Chairman | Member Of The Judge’s Selection Committee

Blue Slate Stables, Clayton-le-Dale, Blackburn, Lancs, BB1 9DP

Nigel has ridden and produced many Champions in the show ring from Ponies to Heavyweight Hunters including the Riding Horse of the Year and Supreme Ridden HOYS Champion“ Fair Breeze”, Hack of the Year “Royal Angel “ plus numerous other HOYS Pony Champions. His tally to date of Ponies /Horses which he has either ridden , bred or produced is HOYS - 29 winners and RIHS - over 35 winners. Nigel also produced the legendary show pony “Royal Bronze” to become the first ever pony to win the coveted “Winston Churchill” trophy for the Supreme Ridden Champion at the RIHS
Nigel enjoys judging both Nationally and Internationally and is on the judging panels of ten different horse and pony societies . In addition to officiating at the HOYS and RIHS on several occasions judging appointments have taken him around the world including top shows in Australia ,South Africa and Ireland.
As well as being the present BSHA Chairman he has been a BSPS Council Member for thirty two years ,is currently an Executive Member of their Council and former SHB (GB) Council Member.

07808 583929 Nigel

JOHN CUTTS Dope Testing
42 Church Fold, Charlesworth, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 5EU 07729 358065 John

Graianbwll Farm, Llanddaniel, Anglesey, LL60 6DU 07747 116723 Clare

BETH DRIVER Grading Chair
High Ash Barn, Sandy Lane, Chisworth, Glossop, SK13 5RZ Beth

  07873 805674 Vincent

ROBIN AVERY Judges Selection Panel
Drumacre Hall Stud, Drumacre Lane West, Longton, Preston, PR4 4SB 01772 614572 Robin

MARION HARDY Welfare | Training
Knutsford Road, Chelford, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9AS 01625 861828 Marion

EMMA HORE Show Affiliations Secretary | Sponsorship | Judges Liaison | Ch Show Stewards
Grange Cottage, North Scarle Road, Wigsley, Notts, NG23 7EU 01522 703784 Emma


The Lodge, Station Road, Whitacre Heath, Coleshill, Warks, B46 2BY

I am the main contact for CHAPS Merchandise and I have worked with British Dressage to establish the CHAPS Associated Dressage Championships get started in 2018. I also help to promote the society and equine related events. 

07773 232470 Jayne


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