Latest News

More In : News


huphill crofton

The lovely 8yr old gelding called “Huphill” by Uphill X Kigali X Wolfgang. Owned by Sune & Emily Hansen, now based with us for Michael to compete, he completed his first competition at Crofton Manor in December, looking forwards to the season ahead with him.

Upcoming Clinics

adrc logo

Dates for Upcoming Clinics have been set with ADRC, these are jumping and Dressage clinics open to members & non members, go to for bookings. 16th February Flatwork with Michael, 29th February Jumping with Nicki. 8th March Flatwork with Michael, 28th March Jumping with Nicki.

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

chepstow summer int

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

ollie training day

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

hartpury spectacular

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

logo bolesworth international horse show

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.

Social Media