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The Directors

Adriaan van Wyk, B.Comm (Accounts), Managing Director (Mobile: 082 569 2017)

After completing his degree, Adriaan worked in industry for five years in the field of cost accounting and business law. Currently Adriaan is one of South Africa’s top dressage instructors and runs clinics for the Lipizzaner riders. He has ridden at top level for many years, has represented his province, and has also competed on the international circuit at Grand Prix Level. He is the founder and owner of Gombera Stud and breeds warmblood competition dressage horses.

Janet Bebington (Mobile: 083 269 4776)

Janet, who has been a 'Member' of the Lipizzaner Company since 2008, joined
the Board as a Director. Janet brings a wealth of operational and business experience with her, having run her own successful business in the automotive parts industry for many years. Janet is based in the Free State and has owned and ridden competitive dressage horses for many years. Her great love for the Lipizzaners started when she was a child when she visited the Spanish Riding School in Vienna.

Pam Rogers (Mobile: 082 651 7172)
Pam was a Senior Rider at the Lipizzaner Centre for many years, and imported Neapolitano Romida in 2000 to complete the sixth Lipizzaner bloodline.  From a 3 year old, she trained him up to Solo level. Pam has been a Member of the Lipizzaner company since 2008.

Claudia Privato (Mobile: 082 883 7407)
Claudia is the attorney of the South African L
ipizzaners, and owner of El Encanto Andalusian Stud. Claudia has given us valuable business advice and guidance over the years and has been a Member of the Lipizzaner company since 2008.

Rob Ryan (Mobile 082 803 2313)
Rob is a business adviser with qualifications in law and commerce with wide experience in the corporate field. He joined the Board in 2016.


We are assisted by additional members selected for both their business and equestrian knowledge and by professionals in the auditing and legal fields.

The Riders

Team Leader

Briony Wilde



Bronwyn Taylor



Annalisa Sella



Karen Bohme


Trainee Riders


Uvonique Symons


Alexis Mowatt


Petta-Sue Jansen


Student Riders


Tyler van Musschenbroek


Boemo Imogen Makgalemele


Camilla Lamb


Cyril Thabede


Jayde Struwig


Jennie Bianco


Kaide Milosevich


Kayleigh McNair


Kutlwano Motiang


Kyra Elizabeth Pickering


Natasha Jonker


Office Assistant


Tessa Hellman


Breeding Manager


Marina Snyman



Voluntary Help

 

Irene Polchet, Helen Caenazzo & Lesley Wheeler

 

Grooms & Maintenance


Alex Moyo


Bernard Motlapena


Caleb Moyo


Douglas Motlapena


Gladys Tshabalala


Jo Makore


Johannes Tloumma


Samson Tsite


Maxson Kgole


Paulus Thebeti


Pioneer Ndlovu


Story Banda


Tracy Kgole

 
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