Stable Staff

Rita Gillies

Yard Girl At Arlary

Rita is Campbell Gillies' sister and she came to work for us full time in December 2012 having worked occassionally for us before then. She helps Ciorstaidh at Arlary, and her jobs include putting on the back massage machines, veterinary care, taking horses off the walkers, washing off horses after galloping, brushing off and spending time with each horse. When Rita is not working she loves to go racing to cheer on her family owned horses, and to spend time with her Mum and brother Finlay.

Vicky Haughton

Yard Manager & Groom At Kilduff

Joining us in the summer of 2014 Vicky is a graduate of Elmwood College and the Northern Racing School. She has worked in Newmarket, and more recently with Sandra Low Mitchell at the Balcormo showjumping stud. She has produced young horses and can work the racehorses on the flat and over poles as well as working them on the gallops. In November 2014 she was promoted to yard manager at Kilduff where she helps oversee one of the barns and assists Jordan in the day to day running of the yard. Vicky has horses of her own at home, including previous Arlary racehorses Et Maintenant and The Village whom she dotes on and spends her free time caring for.

Becky Starkey

Part Time Work Rider & Yard Manager

Becky helps at Kilduff during the week, riding out and helping with the yard work, turning out, and veterinary matters, supporting both Jordan and Vicky. In her spare time, she enjoys taking part in fun runs and competes her own horse in dressage, showjumping and eventing and represented Fife Hunt Pony Club at the pony club championships in 2014, 2015 and 2016. 

Katie Carr

Groom At Arlary

Katie joined us in the summer of 2014 as an assistant yard girl at Kilduff and subsequently gained her HNC at Oatridge College. In the summer of 2015 she was promoted to yard manager of the bottom yard at Kilduff where she oversees the care of a mix of horses in training and those recuperating from injury. In January 2018 Katie moved to Arlary to help Alex with the turn out and brushing off. Katie loves riding her ex Arlary inmates Blazin White Face and Spirit Oscar when she is not at work and aims to compete Blazin in ROR and show classes in the near future.