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Upcoming Clinics


Through the winter we will be running some showjumping and dressage clinics with ADRC, these are open to members & non members, the next two dates are as follows: Saturday 30th November poles & jumping clinic with Nicki, Sunday 8th December dressage & flatwork clinic with Mike. You can book via 

New Purchase


In September we purchased a new jumper, a 4 year old called "Krossan" he has not competed yet so we look forwards to registering him soon and getting him oiut and about on the circuit.

Chepstow Summer International

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In August we headed back to Wales for the Summer Chepstow international, the weather was fantastic and "Miss Contendro" picked up some good placings in the CSI2* finishing inside the top ten on two days.

Team Bates Training Days

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At the end of July we concluded our Training Days with ADRC, they were all fully booked and a massive hit so we will be continuing these through the summer in 2020, we have a new format planned for next year with lots of new ideas to keep it fresh for everyone, watch this space!!!

Hartpury Spectacular

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In July we headed to Gloucester for Hartpury Spectacular which proved another wet but successful trip for us, "Miss Contendro" picked up a top ten placing in the 1.40m open

Bolesworth International

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In June we headed to Cheshire for one of our favourite shows "Bolesworth International". We had a wet but successful time in the CS12*, "Miss Contendro" picked up a 9th place on day 1 and clear in the 1.40m on the closing day

Team Bates Training Day


Our second training day on the 28th April was another huge success!! a full day of flatwork, jumping and a demo left everyone going home feeling positive and having learnt something new, we have had some lovely messages and emails from some participants following the event which is really nice, thank you everyone that came for making it such a great day!! also a big thank you to our sponsors who got involved, Baileys Horse Feeds and Devoucoux for their generous goody bags for our participants.

Welsh Masters

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A successful show at Welsh Masters with Miss Contendro qualifying for the ladies final & the Grand Prix, taking 10th place in the ladies qualifier & finishing in the top 20 on day 2 in the 1.40 to qualify for the Grand Prix on day 4. She didn't disappoint in the Grand Prix, jumping a little to forward into the combinations paying the price at the last part with a pole on the floor, but a confident round.

Addington Spring Championships

Great few days at Addington Spring Championships with "Miss Contendro", she had a placing and jumped super round the Winter 1.35m Final, which was very technical. Lovely to see the new team at Addington make some well needed improvements to surfaces and facilities, and a new chef on site made the food fantastic!!

Recent purchase


Very excited to have just purchased this lovely Hannoverian gelding by Tolegro born in 2015, his registered name is "Turbo", he is currently unbroken, so will be backed and produced ready for the young horse classes this year. He is a very tall elegant model with plenty of blood, an exciting prospect for the future.

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