National Sales Manager

Melissa Davies

Melissa graduated in 2013 with a first class honours degree in business management and joined the Tangerine Group on the Management Trainee programme immediately upon completion of final exams.

Throughout three successful years within the Tangerine group, Melissa has worked as an Area Sales Manager within the Veterinary division, in both the West Midlands and North West, before progressing to become a Regional Sales Manager within the group’s German subsidiary. Upon returning from Germany, Melissa’s subsequent role has been as Product Manager for the Vetschoice brand.

As a keen horse-rider, who has competed at both the Horse of the Years show and the Royal International Horse Show, Melissa has always expressed an interest in progressing within the equine industry with Carr & Day & Martin and is delighted to accept the role.

North England and North Wales - Area Sales Manager

Jade Walsh

Jade Walsh is the Area Sales Manager for Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside and Manchester.

Horses are Jade’s hobby and passion. Her first job was in the Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery, which consists of caring for the Queen’s horses, attending the ceremonial parades such as the Queen’s birthday parade and also the Royal Windsor Horse Show. Jade loved this career but wanted to be closer to family up North.

Jade left the army to enter sales and marketing roles within retail. This included EE and Samsung where she could gain knowledge to move into her current role with Carr & Day & Martin.

Jade has her own house in the countryside of Yorkshire and loves her cocker spaniel puppy Tinks. Jade has ridden horses since she was 6 years old, starting at local level showing where she then moved onto county level which led to Horse of the Year Show with her home produced show pony Thirkleby Master Gold.

Now, Jade has a keen passion for schooling, breaking in young horses and competes show jumping in her spare time.

Central England and South Wales - Area Sales Manager

Annie Sharpe

Annie has worked within the equine and farm retail industry since leaving Nottingham Trent University in 2009 where she gained a BSc Hons in Equine Sports Science. She is originally from Yorkshire but lives in Nottingham where she bought a house in 2014 and has been doing it up along the way.

Annie has ridden since she was 7 years old but only managed to persuade her family to allow her to have her own horse when she was 15 and able to look after it herself as her family are not horsey! Since then she has had variety of different horses to ride belonging to other people and has had a go at most of the equine disciplines but in the last 7 years has mainly focussed on Eventing and Hunting.

Annie is very much looking forward to getting to know all the retailers and customers in her ‘patch’!

South East England - Area Sales Manager

Lauren Griffiths

Lauren Graduated from the University of Greenwich in 2012 where she gained a Bsc Hons in Equine Science. During her studies and after graduating she spent 2 years working as a Healthcare scientist before entering the world of sales.

Lauren has ridden since the age of 2 and loaned or owned horses from the age of 13, she sold her last horse in 2015 due to the birth of her first child who has already had a pony on loan. Not wanting to stop riding Lauren rides a friends once a week and competes him in Dressage when given the opportunity.

Technical Advisor

Jennifer Owen

Jenni Owen is the Equine Technical Advisor for Carr & Day & Martin, and joined the company in 2017.

Before this, Jenni owned and ran her own online equestrian retail business for five years as well as being a freelance riding instructor.

Jenni graduated with a first class BSc in Equine Science from Myerscough in 2010 and went on to complete an MSc in Equine Science from Hartpury. Jenni’s passion is horses and has ridden since she was five, she now still rides clients’ horses on a regular basis.

Equine Business Advisor

Leigh-Ann Kilner

Leigh-Ann is our Equine Business Advisor for Carr & Day & Martin and began working with us in March.

Leigh-Ann began riding at the age of 4. Her first job was as a stable hand at a riding school, spending her weekends developing her knowledge and passion.

Leigh-Ann has a degree from the University of Lancaster in photography and has been a keen equine portrait photographer for over five years and has had a successful business of her own.

Leigh-Ann is currently bringing on her young Exmoor pony and is a huge enthusiast for this rare, native breed.

Customer Service Advisor

Jodi Porter

Jodi is married to Daniel and they have a son and a daughter;  Leo, age 7 and Tia-Shay, age 3. Outside of work Jodi loves nothing more than spending time with her family, participating in fun activities with her children.

North American Area Sales Manager

Paul Mattas

Paul joined CDM in June 2013 and is charged with supporting our North American distributors as well as our retail partners in Florida and beyond.

Originally from Connecticut, Paul has lived in Central Florida since the age of 15 and first became involved with horses when his daughter Lisa-Marie started riding at the age 7. He just celebrated his 25th anniversary with his beautiful bride Katie and they have 2 horses, a Dutch Warmblood named Nikki and Teddy Roosevelt, a Colorado Ranger x Appaloosa.

Paul enjoyed sales and leadership success in media prior to entering the Equine Industry in 2009. His faith, family and friends are most important to him along with his 4 legged buddies that include dog Wolfie and two adventurous cats that come and go as they wish.

Paul told us that he is “proud to represent the equine industry’s finest horse care products and a company with such a rich tradition and history of excellence & innovation".

Office Manager - Germany

Andrea Müller

Andrea is married and has two daughters. She loves to spend time with her family, biking and reading.


Assistant Office Manager - Germany

Yvonne Ehm-Schmitz

Yvonne is married and has two sons, age 5 und age 2. Outside of work Yvonne
is doing Free Climbing and Inline Skating.

German Territory Manager


Current Vacancies

We’re always looking for the best and brightest to join the Carr & Day & Martin team.  For a list of current vacancies, view our jobs section here.


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