River Valley Staff – Lizzie Maundrell
Position at River Valley: Senior Trekking Guide
Rafting or Trekking Guide: Horse Trekking
Hometown/Country: Tenterden, UK
Background: A degree in Marine Biology, with a bit of Psychology, Equine Science and Animal Behaviour thrown in for good measure, although ditched the office life for a degree in living the dream.
Have since guided sea kayaking expeditions, rafting trips and horse treks in Canada, America, Mexico, Turkey and now New Zealand.
Favourite Music: Classical and Salsa
Favourite thing about working at River Valley: The big, green open spaces
Greatest Work Memory: Learning the true meaning of patience!
Hobbies and Interests: Natural horsemanship and snowboarding. I love cooking so I get a chance to do the dishes
Years as a Guide: Four
Years at River Valley: Two and a half