Presented by Emily Hancock and Hannah Freeland
Leading UK Equine Photographers
Equine Photography Training Courses and Workshops

At the Training Barn we offer 1:1 guidance, group courses and online training. If you are serious about photography, either as an amateur or a professional, there are courses here to help you achieve your maximum potential.

Our promise to you is to inspire, motivate and guide you through your creative journey.

We have a choice of inspiring locations where the boundaries of creativity, education and fun become one. This is more than just an exchange of knowledge, we have a genuine desire to inspire and help you make your mark in the photography world.



£497.50 - 995.001-2 Days

  • New Dates April & June 2020 – Learn how to create the most wonderful equine portraits by shooting alongside both Emily Hancock and Hannah Freeland on live photoshoots with horses and models.




  • If you have every struggled with setting up or knowing how to run your Equine Photography Business – you have found the perfect course!


1:1 Bespoke Mentoring Session

£895Per Day

  • Are you ready to reach a niche market? Do you have a list of questions and fears that you need to work on with us? We will build a bespoke session around your needs and goals.

Latest Blog Posts

Get in the habit of being creative

For better or for worse, our lives are largely carved out and structured around our habits. Breakfast at a certain time, daily chores and errands, how many cups of coffee?! (Still not enough, by our reckoning!) But your habits don’t have to just be the things you do on autopilot – you can create a ritual and a routine around the stuff that really lights your fire. Experts reckon that 21 days is the sticking point for making or breaking a habit – do, or don’t do, something for that long and you’re in plain-sailing territory. 21 days is a […]

8 Tips for Maximising Your Office Space

8How’s this for a dream: your own sprawling studio, dotted with your own beautiful photographs, a wall of inspiration, and plenty of space to store frames, samples, an endless array of lenses, and a viewing space for your clients, too. Some of you might be lucky enough to have just that – but even if your office and studio space has to fit into your home, you can make the most of it. Let’s be real – being a photographer is busy work. Balancing that work with all the real life stuff – you know, a family, a menagerie of […]

The True Cost of Being an Equine Photographer

If there’s one surefire way to end a conversation with a horse person, it’s this: ask them to break down exactly what they’re shelling out for their four-legged friend every year. A hard yikes, right? But while it can feel so, SO tempting to ignore our version of the issue, as an equestrian photographer, you’ve got to be brave enough to face the music and crunch the numbers to find out the outgoings of what you do. But why? Well, for one thing, it’ll help you with budgeting. But that’s a bit boring, and falls far short of the primary […]

2020 in the Bag: How to Make Plans, Not Resolutions

Are you guilty of New Year-itis? Do you head into January determined to make major changes throughout your life – fewer calories, more exercise, a thriving bank account, all the usual suspects? It feels like the pressure’s on, right? Like everyone around you is making these lofty resolutions and shouting about them from the rooftops. But here’s something to ponder: only 8% of New Year’s resolutions end up with any sort of follow-through. Kind of a grim statistic, isn’t it? Here’s why: most people make the mistake of being too vague – and also of overloading themselves. That’s not to […]