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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.

Dressage yard and livery aims for gold with the right support

Livery gallops ahead after hurdles breached

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.

Livery gallops ahead after hurdles breached

Refusal at the bank, cleared at final attempt when presented by R&BS

With assets and experience, Mark was confident of getting funding for a new equestrian centre and holiday cottage business. But he had no luck until the selling agent suggested R&BS...

Refusal at the bank, cleared at final attempt when presented by R&BS