Breeding and Training
Thoroughbred Horses in Northumberland

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Dodson & Horrell

Sole suppliers of feed to Girsonfield Racing

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Mr Mattress

Check out Mr Mattress, sponsor of our stable jockey James Corbett, for excellent deals on beds and mattresses.

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Beautiful holiday cottage nestled on a country lane in the village of Otterburn. Sleeps up to seven with modern facilities and an enclosed back garden. Only a five minute walk away from the stud.

Our Team


Susan Corbett




Susan trains over 30 National Hunt and Flat horses at Girsonfield. Before becoming a trainer, Susan managed the stud farm and benefits from over 25 years of experience working with thoroughbred horses.

Frank Corbett


Farm Manager


Frank oversees the management of Girsonfield Farm. Amongst his many responsibilities, Frank provides quality haylage for the Stud and Yard.

James Corbett


Conditional Jockey & Assistant Trainer


James started his career at the British Racing School and has since gone on to achieve his conditional jockey license. As well as being the Yard jockey, James supervises the horses' daily work plan.

Carolyn Cummins MVB Phd MRCVS


Of Cheviot Vets


  Carolyn is Girsonfield's primary veterinary surgeon.

Emma Tully

Travelling Head Lass

As well as being the recipient of numerous best turned out prizes, Emma is a brilliant work rider and is currently studying for her NVQ level 3.

Ross Wilson

Category B Amateur Jockey

Ross is the Yard's amateur jockey and has enjoyed success in Point-to-Points. His first ride for the yard on Luvly Boy Blue resulted in a 3rd prize at 100/1

Danny Mc Vay

Work Rider

Danny started his career as a Conditional Jockey but left to work elsewhere. He has recently returned to the industryand is a very stylish rider as well as being hard working  and caring about the horses here at Girsonfield.

Paul Taylor

Work Rider

Paul is an experienced work rider. He undertakes extra responsibility for breaking youngsters on the Yard. He is a very sensitive rider and does well with the fillies on the yard such as Kyroc. Paul is also studying for his NVQ level 3 through the Northern Racing College.

Josh Duffy

Work Rider

Josh is an experienced work rider, having worked with a number of trainers in his career. Raised in Otterburn, Josh is a reliable member of the team and is shortly undertaking his Trailer test.

Beth Taylor

Work Rider

Prior to joining Girsonfield, Beth worked in Eventing. She is both enthusiastic and hardworking. She has recently completed a 9 week course at the British Racing School which has brought her riding to another level.