Sue Smith

Our Team

Ryan Clavin – Assistant Trainer

Ryan has been with Sue and Harvey for over 20 years since leaving school and is an integral part in the day to day running of the yard. He will quite often be seen leading the horses up before and after racing whilst also being pivotal in the development of the younger members of staff.

Reece Jarosiewicz – Travelling Head Lad

Reece has been with the yard a few years now and is an important part of the team on race days, leading up the horses as well as looking after owners . His aim for the season is to lead up the winner of the Grand National in Vintage Clouds! Next year, his major target is to pass his driving test!

Danny Cook – Jockey

Danny has been the regular jockey for the yard for the past 4 seasons having started his career out at Martin Pipe’s. His biggest success for us is winning on Midnight Shadow in the Relkeel Hurdle at Cheltenham whilst he has also won many major races with Definitely Red for Brian Ellison.

Emma Barber – Stable Staff

Emma has been with us for a few years and in that time her riding has improved greatly. She is a very important part of the team and can be relied upon to turn her hand to any job needed.

Rachel Swinden – Racing Secretary

Rachel has been our Secretary for over 7 years and is responsible for all the office work, racing administration, accounts and payroll. She can be relied upon to keep us all organised and look after both our owners and our staff. Rachel is an integral part of the team and happy to help outside of the office or wherever she is needed.

Sam Coltherd – Conditional Jockey

Sam has been our Conditional Jockey for a few years now and he has had a good start to the current NH season with eleven winners already.