Abbey Farm Dressage was established in 2000 as a private yard and has evolved over the years into one of the best small event centres for equine and dog related learning and fun.

We organise numerous events with a variety of trainers and offer arena hire as well as short term rehabilitation livery.

Annette Richter has developed the venue to offer outstanding facilities, making everyone welcome from grass roots to professional riders.


Our facilities include:


20×60 indoor arena (timber framed) Martin Collins waxed surface with excellent natural daylight


  • full lighting for evening events and clinics etc
  • mirrors on two walls
  • judges box and viewing gallery
  • full PA system for commentary and music
  • 20×60 outdoor arena with judges box and Charles Britten surface for lunging, schooling and jumping
  • large Monarch horse walker
  • fully alarmed track room with 2-hour supervision
  • airy purpose-built stables with back windows, fully rubberised floors and automatic drinkers
  • quiet accessible location with on-site parking for cars and lorries
  • overnight stables available


To support you and your horse on the athletic or recovery path, we have have access to equine therapists, dentists, saddle fitters and farriers. Your own support team is also welcome.