Hanni brings over 30 years’ experience and knowledge of the horse breeding industry to Park Wood Stud. Born and educated in Germany, Hanni speaks both English and German fluently. Starting as a Stud Hand at Fawley Stud, she graduated to Yearling Yard Manager prepping for Tattersall auctions at Kirtlington Stud and then Yard Manager of the Arabian Broodmares at Shadwell, responsible for 15 broodmares and followers. She managed Athbah Stud for 3 years with 30 horses under her care until the Stud moved to France. After a spell as Head Person with Brian O’Rourke, involved with pre training and rehabilitation, she returned to stud work as Assistant Manager at Coln Valley Stud for 3 years. Here she looked after a band of beautifully bred mares and followers by Galileo, Frankel and Kingman, until the owners decided to retire.