Sorrel Porteous has evented for a number of years and successfully produced her own horses for a variety of disciplines. She has owned and ridden horses all her life.
After working in the city for Asset Management companies for a number of years she decided to set up her own yard. She relocated her yard to her home where she has purpose built state of the art facilities in a stunning yet homely environment.
Since she was 16 Sorrel has retrained over 60 racehorses who have gone on to have successful careers as competition horses.
Sorrel has competed a number of horses at International level including having great success with Hezabrook who she qualified for 3*.
Sorrel also owns and runs Dalphy Construction Ltd. and Dalphly Developments as well as being the MD for a Defence Company.
Bagheera - Bagheera is the newest recruit who is quickly getting the hang of security!
Barney - Barney is our little lion who quietly patrols the farm...but he can be loud when he needs to be!
Wolf - Wolf is head of security and does a fabulous job and investigating anyone who comes to the gate!
Bruce - Bruce is an ex Police dog who was re trained by one of Sorrel’s closest friends who recently gave him to her.
Robyn Walker - Robyn has competed up to Prix St Georges and trained to Grand Prix under internationally renowned trainers and has very successfully competed in many Regional and National Dressage Championships. She has produced many horses up through the levels, and has experience with a wide range of horses from young stallions through to advanced dressage horses. Robyn has also completed her PC UKCC Level 2 Coaching Qualification and has successfully coached riders from grassroots to combinations competing at national championships.
Andy Eadie - Yard Farrier. Andy has been shoeing for us for 11 years. He is an essential part of the team. He has a huge amount of experience in the racing industry as well as with competition horses. His wealth of experience has been drawn on many times and he has transformed Hezabrook's life with the equivalent of Nike trainers.
Simon Pratley - ex International event rider and ex GB Young Rider Teams, Simon is now a well renowned horse dentist and race horse trainer. His sympathetic approach to the horses made him an obvious choice for Pentire. He is used by many of the country’s leading riders and has an excellent reputation.
Anthony Webber - Yard Chiropractor. Anthony has the rather dubious accolade of being Yard Chiropractor for 27 years as he met Sorrel and her first pony when she was ten. Since then Anthony has been the only person to treat equine, human and canine. Anthony is widely regarded as the most talented chiropractor available and has a huge following in the racing industry as well as all other equestrian sectors. Anthony was a top jump jockey in the 80's and won the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 1979. Sadly a neck injury brought his own racing career to an end.
Anthony has started horses for His Highness the Aga Khan as well as being an assistant trainer to Tim Forster. He had his own remedial yard for many years and now rides out for famous brother Paul from Cropredy Lawns. Anthony still stewards at both Ascot and Newbury race courses as well as a number of others. He is a well respected judge of Show Hunters at top level. We are immensely proud to be able call Anthony part of our team here at Pentire and he can be regularly seen in the yard fixing animal or human!
Simon Knapp - Berkshire Equine. Simon operated on Sorrel’s first pony when she was 12. Simon is both an Olympic and Royal vet. He is the RCA Veterinary advisor, BHA Welfare committee member, Horse Welfare Board Member, Senior Racecourse Veterinary Surgeon, Founder Member of ARCVS and Guards Polo Club Veterinary Advisor.
Stephanie Brighton - Yard Physio. Stephanie is a qualified physiotherapist and part of the World renowned Amanda Sutton Animal Physiotherapy team. She specialised in Paediatric neurology before doing her Msc in Veterinary Physiotherapy. She lectures throughout the country and treats competition horses all over Europe. She is currently Physio to the British Young Rider and Junior team.
Ralph, Lion. & Bear
Gone but not forgotten x
Sorrel’s father Gordon Pirie, who passed away very suddenly on the 18th April while travelling on business in America.
Pentire Sport Horses
Lilly Mill Farm, Mill Lane, Sherfield-on-Loddon, Hampshire RG27 0DJ
Telephone 07774 135709