What's Different About Team Tustain?

  • Classically Trained by the Best

  • Ability to train from Beginners to Advanced

  • Confidence Giving

  • Training made fun & Enjoyable

Nicola Tustain MBE

Nicola is one of Britain’s best known Para–Equestrian Dressage riders having performed at a world class level for the past ten years. Her career has taken her to international competitions in no less than 12 countries representing the UK.

Nicola started riding at Clwyd Special Riding Centre at 10 years old and it was here she was introduced to Dressage at a National level. From 1998-2005, she trained at the Talland School of Equitation in Gloucestershire, honing her skills for a top class career in sport.

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Dressage Training & Coaching

Nicola competed up to Advanced Medium Level in able bodied competitions and is a Group 5 BD Rider, having taught both able bodied and disabled for many years. Both beginners and the more advanced riders, can benefit from Nicola's guidance every step of the way about what they should be feeling when and why.

Nicola trained with Pammy Hutton at Talland School of Equitation for 8 years, then Ferdi Eilberg and Henriette Anderson in the latter years.

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Public Speaking

Nicola is a regular feature in the media, both in her role as one of the UK’s premier Paralympians and also in her capacity as a role model for young riders.

In her spare time Nicola also undertakes motivational talks to schools, riding clubs, pony clubs and conferences, and also works with companies to assist them with the Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives.

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During her career Nicola was proud to be associated with the following companies.

Berkley Group
It is an honour for Berkeley to be principal sponsor to Nicola. Through her natural ability and dedication she is deservedly at the top of this highly competitive sport and a true credit to herself and this country. Tony Pidgley, Chief Executive The Berkeley Group plc
We are indeed proud of our association with Nicola, her determination and skill is an inspiration to all who ride and those who wish they could. Nicola has been a great ambassador for the brand over time and her determination represents the best our sport has to offer. Phil Duff, Managing Director Ariat UK (Distribution)
Patey Hats
Patey hats are delighted to support Nicola because of her outstanding success within her equestrian discipline, approachable and likeable character and highly presentable turnout. This has meant we consider Nicola a very suitable candidate for product support. Paul Baynham-Honri
Albion Saddlemakers
Nicola is an exceptional athlete and a good ambassador for Albion. A hardworking and charismatic person, Nicola has truly taken the para-dressage sport forward world-wide and continues to raise her standard. She is a true horsewoman and we are proud to have her on our team. Sherry Belton, Managing Director