Mick & David Easterby







STAFF AT MICK & DAVID EASTERBY RACING










TRAINER


Michael Easterby


Mick Easterby has trained racehorses on the flat and over jumps for over 60 years and he has sent out over 2,400 winners.







TRAINER


David Easterby


David Easterby holds a joint training licence with his father, Michael. Previously, David was a successful amateur jockey and rode numerous Point-to-Point winners.







RACING SECRETARY


Wendy Jackson


Wendy has worked here for over 25 years. She is responsible for the administration, the entries and the finances.







JOCKEY


Joanna Mason


Joanna Mason rides as a professional jockey, having gained her licence in November 2020.







HEAD LASS


Dilys Sigsworth


Dilys keeps the Sheepclose yard in order. She has worked here for many years, having joined in the late 1970s.







HEAD LAD


Mark Cobb


Mark is our Head Lad and looks after the bottom yard and keeps things running smoothly.







TRAVELLING HEAD GIRL


Katie Midgley


Katie is well known for making long trips and she is no stranger to clocking up the miles with the horsebox.







VET


Matt Swarbrick


Matt is our vet, and provides a fantastic service looking after the health needs of our horses on behalf of Minster Equine.







ASSISTANT TRAINER & SYNDICATE MANAGER


Caroline Bartram


Caroline has been with us since February 2019. She rides out in the morning, works in the office, manages the yard syndicates and will often be seen at the races representing the yard.







WORK RIDER


Sarah Finch


Sarah works at the Sheep Close yard. She rides the horses on the gallops and can often be seen leading up our runners at the racecourse.







POINT-TO-POINT TRAINER & SYNDICATE MANAGER


Steph Easterby


Steph is a successful Point-to-Point Trainer and does many jobs at the yard. Steph runs the Laura Mason Syndicate.







WORK RIDER


Sara Maggi


Sara rides out every morning and also takes the horses racing.







PUPIL ASSISTANT TRAINER


Emma France


Emma runs the barn that houses the two-year-olds and luinges the horses that are not ridden. She also works in the office.







YARD STAFF


Jorja Eve Cartwright


Jorja is here for the summer of 2022 and works on the yard. She is a right grafter!







WORK RIDER


Virginia Dye


Ginny joined us in 2022 as a work rider.







WORK RIDER


Ismail Gany


Ismail joined in 2022 as a work rider and also takes the horses racing.







WORK RIDER


Jane Bedford


Jane has been here for many years now riding work and taking care of the horses. Jane looks after one of our ex-racehorses at home, multiple winner Itlaaq.







AMATEUR JOCKEY AND WORK RIDER


Serena Brotherton


Serena is one of the country's top lady amateur riders and rides out before going to work as a solicitor.







WORK RIDER


Janice Green


Janice has been at Mick Easterby Racing for many years and works at the Sheep Close yard.







YARD STAFF


Michael Schofield


Mick joined the team as a work rider in January 2019. Michael has years of experience, having worked in racing for over 35 years. He was formerly a work rider for Neil King in Wiltshire.







AMATEUR JOCKEY AND WORK RIDER


Philip Lawrence


Philip joined us in February 2019 as a work rider. He also rides as an amateur on the flat and as a Point-to-Point jockey.







RACING SECRETARY


Sarah Lear


Sarah joined us in summer 2019 as part time racing secretary. One of her tasks was to catch frogs who had found their way into the house!







FUTURE JOCKEY


Albert Easterby


Albert David Easterby arrived on Boxing Day 2014 and is the latest recruit. Albert helps with some of the jobs around the yard including feeding the horses.







STABLE HAND (SATURDAYS)


Alex Bland


Alex attended the Open Day in September and fancied working at the yard, so she gave us a call and now comes in on Saturdays!







FARRIER


Rich Clark


Often to be seen around the yard, main job: shoeing the horses.







YARD MAN


Spider


Spider has worked here since 1972 and he has looked after some very good horses. He started out as a work rider but now keeps his feet firmly on the ground looking after the horses. One can only wonder how many tonnes of hay Spider has fed to the horses over the 50 years at the yard. Spider's real name is Peter Webb.







PEST CONTROL AND SECURITY


Patsy


Patsy is a black Patterdale. She keeps the rat and mouse population down in the yard!







PEST CONTROL


Mick's Mousers


We have a team of farm cats who patrol the farm for mice. They spend most of the day sleeping and prefer to work nights.



STAFF



TRAINER

Michael Easterby


Mick Easterby has trained racehorses on the flat and over jumps for over 60 years and he has sent out over 2,400 winners.



TRAINER

David Easterby


David Easterby holds a joint training licence with his father, Michael. Previously, David was a successful amateur jockey and rode numerous Point-to-Point winners.



RACING SECRETARY

Wendy Jackson


Wendy has worked here for over 25 years. She is responsible for the administration, the entries and the finances.



JOCKEY

Joanna Mason


Joanna Mason rides as a professional jockey, having gained her licence in November 2020.



HEAD LASS

Dilys Sigsworth


Dilys keeps the Sheepclose yard in order. She has worked here for many years, having joined in the late 1970s.



HEAD LAD

Mark Cobb


Mark is our Head Lad and looks after the bottom yard and keeps things running smoothly.



TRAVELLING HEAD GIRL

Katie Midgley


Katie is well known for making long trips and she is no stranger to clocking up the miles with the horsebox.



VET

Matt Swarbrick


Matt is our vet, and provides a fantastic service looking after the health needs of our horses on behalf of Minster Equine.



ASSISTANT TRAINER & SYNDICATE MANAGER

Caroline Bartram


Caroline has been with us since February 2019. She rides out in the morning, works in the office, manages the yard syndicates and will often be seen at the races representing the yard.



WORK RIDER

Sarah Finch


Sarah works at the Sheep Close yard. She rides the horses on the gallops and can often be seen leading up our runners at the racecourse.



POINT-TO-POINT TRAINER & SYNDICATE MANAGER

Steph Easterby


Steph is a successful Point-to-Point Trainer and does many jobs at the yard. Steph runs the Laura Mason Syndicate.



WORK RIDER

Sara Maggi


Sara rides out every morning and also takes the horses racing.



PUPIL ASSISTANT TRAINER

Emma France


Emma runs the barn that houses the two-year-olds and luinges the horses that are not ridden. She also works in the office.



YARD STAFF

Jorja Eve Cartwright


Jorja is here for the summer of 2022 and works on the yard. She is a right grafter!



WORK RIDER

Virginia Dye


Ginny joined us in 2022 as a work rider.



WORK RIDER

Ismail Gany


Ismail joined in 2022 as a work rider and also takes the horses racing.



WORK RIDER

Jane Bedford


Jane has been here for many years now riding work and taking care of the horses. Jane looks after one of our ex-racehorses at home, multiple winner Itlaaq.



AMATEUR JOCKEY AND WORK RIDER

Serena Brotherton


Serena is one of the country's top lady amateur riders and rides out before going to work as a solicitor.



WORK RIDER

Janice Green


Janice has been at Mick Easterby Racing for many years and works at the Sheep Close yard.



YARD STAFF

Michael Schofield


Mick joined the team as a work rider in January 2019. Michael has years of experience, having worked in racing for over 35 years. He was formerly a work rider for Neil King in Wiltshire.



AMATEUR JOCKEY AND WORK RIDER

Philip Lawrence


Philip joined us in February 2019 as a work rider. He also rides as an amateur on the flat and as a Point-to-Point jockey.



RACING SECRETARY

Sarah Lear


Sarah joined us in summer 2019 as part time racing secretary. One of her tasks was to catch frogs who had found their way into the house!



FUTURE JOCKEY

Albert Easterby


Albert David Easterby arrived on Boxing Day 2014 and is the latest recruit. Albert helps with some of the jobs around the yard including feeding the horses.



STABLE HAND (SATURDAYS)

Alex Bland


Alex attended the Open Day in September and fancied working at the yard, so she gave us a call and now comes in on Saturdays!



FARRIER

Rich Clark


Often to be seen around the yard, main job: shoeing the horses.



YARD MAN

Spider


Spider has worked here since 1972 and he has looked after some very good horses. He started out as a work rider but now keeps his feet firmly on the ground looking after the horses. One can only wonder how many tonnes of hay Spider has fed to the horses over the 50 years at the yard. Spider's real name is Peter Webb.



PEST CONTROL AND SECURITY

Patsy


Patsy is a black Patterdale. She keeps the rat and mouse population down in the yard!



PEST CONTROL

Mick's Mousers


We have a team of farm cats who patrol the farm for mice. They spend most of the day sleeping and prefer to work nights.