A former horse trainer should have neigh bother stepping into her new career.
For Gemma Dresser has been appointed area sales manager for equine bedding manufacturer BEDMAX shavings.
She joins the company from Farmway Mole Country Stores in Alnwick, where she worked for three years in sales and administration before becoming duty manager.
Ms Dresser has also worked as a freelance groom, and was assistant yard manager at Bildworth Equestrian in Nottingham, where she was responsible for breaking and training horses, as well as preparing them for sale and competition.
She said: “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work for an industry market leader and to be part of such a well-respected company.”