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Denstone Stud is a 5-star equine breeding and training facility set in over 40 acres of glorious Staffordshire countryside.

We specialise in breeding and training dressage horses having achieved National and Regional Championship success with our homebred and produced horses.

Training and coaching of horse and rider is supported through regular clinics and events with two resident BD Judges and a BD-accredited Level 3 Coach on site.

Dressage to Music Packages

Come along and have a floor plan designed for you and your horse. We will then provide the music tailored to complement your partnership and give you all the help and advice you need to go to your first competition. We have produced music up to Grand Prix, with many national successes, as well as winning quadrille teams at Olympia and musical rides.

We are now working with Chris Lever a talented composer who will produce edits or original compositions.

Other Services

Test Riding
A test session followed by feedback on how to gain extra marks, from List 1 judge Felicity Scott. £40.

Rider Profiling with Jane Critchley
1.5 hours of detailed analysis resulting in a 12-month improvement plan. £40.

Biomechanics Screening with Darren Bettison
Screening and an improvement plan from a qualified biomechanics coach with over 12 years experience. £40 when booked at Denstone Stud for the day.

More on our Clinics & Events page.

Denstone Stud take on the

Join the challenge competing in an Intro, Prelim or Novice test as part of Team Denstone Diamonds or Denstone Duckies. Promises to be great fun and there will be a very supportive team spirit. It is not too late to join us!

Latest News

MARCH 2017

Chloe and Swallow qualifying for the Prelim Winter Champs

Congratulations to all those headed for the BD Winter Championships at Hartpury in April: Chloe Naylor Prelim Winter Champs, Holly Clarke and Indie Edwards Prelim Pet Plan Champs, Kate Dale and Sam Wood both Novice and Elementary Pet Plan Champs and Hayley Jones Pet Plan Champs. Good luck and I look forwards to supporting you all at Hartpury.


Hannahs Wilberry Wonder Pony Charity

We kick-started the year with a fantastic evening with Sophie Wells MBE and Darren Bettison - Biomechanics Coach and Sophie's Personal trainer. Very kindly hosted by Simon and Alex Clarke, we had a sell-out crowd. The raffle and auction were very successful thanks to our very generous sponsors we raised a total of £1,617 for Hannah's Willberry Wonder Pony Charity. #kickingcancersbutt


The Little Diamonds Won the BD Team Quest final; huge congratulations to Chloe, Katie, Holly and Poppy a great end to a wonderful year for the team.

The Little Diamonds won the BD Team Quest

Holly and Joby won the Pet Plan Area Festival at Field House on a huge 76% and will be off to the Championships at Hartpury in April 2017.

Sam Wood and Lexus won the BD Gypsy Cob Elementary finals following on from qualifying for the Pet Plan Finals at Harpury at both Novice and Elementary.

The Area Festivals proved very successful with all clients coming home with top ten places and qualifications to the Pet Plan Winter Championships for Hayley Jones, Kate Dale, Holly Clarke and Sam Wood.


Lothario qualified for the National Champs

Lothario qualified for the BD National Championships in the Medium Gold with a 3rd place at Somerford Regionals, narrowly missing out in the Advance Medium.

Chloe Naylor, Holly Clarke, Katie Gordon and Sammy Harvey won the Novice Team Pony Club Championships 2016.

Chloe, Holly, Katie and Sammy win the Novice Team Pony Club Champs


Saracen Horse Feeds

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