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Dressage yard and livery aims for gold with the right support
Based in a small private yard with their daughter Jessica, an international dressage rider, Richard and Lynn Gale wanted to upscale and run a commercial equestrian enterprise.
With 27 stables, an indoor school, an outdoor arena, barns, tack rooms, around 47 acres of paddocks, a five-bedroom house and a staff flat, Froxfield Stud near Petersfield in Hampshire fitted the bill.
Richard Gale is a corporate Finance Director and his wife Lynn previously worked in residential mortgages.
When Adelle Brabham moved to Stanhope Farm, Hucking near Maidstone with her mother they were granted a residential mortgage on their bungalow, 42 acres, 23 stables, storage and tack rooms.
Adelle and her mother ran a thriving livery yard with a mixture of DIY, full-time and part-time liveries, and produced and sold hay and haylage to clients.
Existing bank’s policy changed
When her mother died ten years later, Adelle was left to run the business alone. Adelle approached her then bank a few years later with plans to add her long-time partner, Anthony, to her property deeds and mortgage.