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Natalie, Robyn, Annabelle, Alice, Turner, Laura, Chris & Helena

Jacob Martin
Bethany Martin

Performer, horse & dog trainer and artistic designer Bethany began working with circus horses in France from an early age, spending much of her young life helping backstage in Equestrian Theatre Shows all over France. Bethany is a centred riding instructor and qualified dog behaviourist. She trains her dogs & horses for all types of live shows, film & TV.

Horse trainer & performer, acrobatic dancer & knife throwers assistant Sophie oversees the care and management of the horses and is one of Les Amis d'Onno's top female trick riders! Currently studying Marijke de Jong’s Straightness training Sophie is putting herself & the horses through their paces to ensure all the horses are at the top of their game in body, mind, emotions & spirit!

Lorry driver, motorcyclist, escapologist, stunt rider, fire-breather, artist, costume maker & trick riding teacher Sue spent 14 years in France working with circus & equestrian theatre shows, training horses & making costumes. Sue manages the office and also designs all the artwork associated with Les Amis d'Onno.

Sophie Robson
Sue Zacharias

 

The Les Amis  SHOW TEAM are a group of uniquely trained, full time  professionals who have been in the entertainment & film industry for many years, both in France and the UK.

French trick shot archer, comic & "La Cense" natural horsemanship trainer Antoine teaches & trains problem horses as "Horse Education" 
and is one of Les Amis d'Onno's jousting knights.

Antoine Ruault

The youngest member of the troupe, Cody is one of our top trick riders and a jousting knight. He also prepares the sound tracks for the shows and plays in the Les Amis d'Onno band. 

Cory Duffy

Knife thrower, stunt rider, horsemaster, fire-breather, prop maker, co-director, fight & stunt choreographer Jacob is Les Amis d'Onno's own Action Man! Born in Britain, raised in France and performing in live shows from an early age, Jake has spent most of his life in the Equestrian entertainment business!

Actor, singer & propmaker Chris performs combat and various comic turns. As "Lord Christopher" he presides over the Jousting & live arena shows with his witty commentary.

Actress & dancer Hilary squires in Les Amis d'Onno's jousting shows. She also presents and performs in the equestrian theatre shows.

 

Chris Allan
Bob Emmerson
Innes Maran
Hilary Davies

Jousting Knight, fighting Saracen and "Bed of Nails" performer Innes uses his background as a graphic artist to contribute to artistic props for the shows.

Archer, trick rider & jousting knight Bob also performs a skillful trick shot, South American blow pipe act he learned whilst in the jungles of Guyana.

Meet the Team