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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.

Team Bates Training Day FULLY BOOKED


We are delighted to say that our Team Bates training day on 28th April is now FULLY BOOKED! We do have a waiting list if you would like to pop your name down. Very much looking forwards to the day, with a demo, flat & jumping lessons, goody bags for all those attending and much more!! Big thank you to our sponsors who are contributing towards the goody bags.

Crofton Manor Premier

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January 2019 Miss Contendro jumps the Winter Grand Prix at Crofton Manor, she jumped a super round, and was very disappointing to have just the very last fence down!



St Nazaire C SOLD


Sad day today as we said goodbye to our beautiful licensed stallion St Nazaire C, we wish his new owners the very best of luck with him.

Bury Farm All Stars

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November 2018 Miss Contendro jumps her second ever Winter Grand Prix and her first Gala Performance at Bury Farm All Stars show.

Addington Winter Premier

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Big step up for Miss Contendro in October 2018 as she jumped her first Winter Grand Prix at Addington Premier.

Sponsorship contract renewed with Devoucoux

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Massive thank you to Devoucoux for continuing to sponsor Nicki with their beautiful saddles and leather work. Amanda delivered a new made to measure Biarritz lab saddle and bespoke bridle for "Miss Contendro". Check out their beautiful leather work at

Pony Club rallies

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We are now fully accredited with Pony Club and are looking forward to running our first rally at home with them on 9th April for Cowdray Pony Club, booking is available online so get booking and come join in on some half term fun & training!

Clinics with ADRC

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We are now regularly running Dressage & Showjumping clinics for Arundel & District Riding Club, these are open to members & non-members of all ages and abilities. Check out their website and Facebook page for future dates, and you need to book with them direct. They are proving to be very popular & great fun!

Team Bates Training Day

**Team Bates Training Day with Demo*
Sunday 28th April 2019
Enjoy a full day of training at our private yard in Barnham. open to all ages and abilities
Day includes 1 hour of flatwork within a group in the morning with International Dressage rider Michael Bates, we will then break for lunch (bring your own picnic) tea & coffee provided.
After lunch Nicki & Michael will provide a ground work demonstration, talking about the use of different types of lunging equipment, with an opportunity to ask questions and an insight into the groundwork they do with their horses.
In the afternoon you can enjoy a group lesson for an hour with International Showjumper Nicki Bates doing poles or jumping depending on your preference.
There are limited spaces available, payment is required in advance to ensure your place at a cost of £50 per person.
You can book by private message, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Or tel: 07793 650272

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