Erik Mackechnie is a Podium Potential para-equestrian dressage coach and has been involved with para-equestrian dressage since the run up to the 2000 Paralympic Games.
He has competed up to Advanced level in dressage, and chairs the BHS Training Committee. Erik is also an RDA Dressage Representative. Erik is the Training Coach at Gleneagles, Scotland, this involves the ongoing training and development and reviewing of the staff and coaches. He teaches a number of clients throughout Scotland who compete in a variety of disciplines. He qualified as a BHSI in 1998.