Kingscote Livery Riding

Under New Management

Set in the most idyllic rural location, Kingscote Estate provides experienced, friendly and professional care for your horse.

A stunning and unique location. Enjoy private off-road hacking in the beautiful 150-acre estate set within 2000 acres of Kingscote Valley countryside. Take in the views of the vineyards, lakes, River Medway, Bluebell Railway, Weir Wood Reservoir, and many other notable views. Hack to Ashdown Forest to access its 6,500 acres and with a riding permit enjoy more than 81 miles of safe and varied riding. Close proximity to Felbridge, East Bysshe, Felcourt, Oldencraig, and not far from hunting areas.

An airy and pleasant American-style barn with 15 spacious loose boxes (12ft x 13ft). Other facilities include a washbox, secure tack room and rug storage, kitchen area, and toilet. There is a 30ft x 40ft floodlit outdoor arena with sand and rubber surface, and a full set of show jumps and fillers.

New Yard Manager, Chris Stileman, brings a wealth of experience and lives close by. Farm Manager, Don, lives on-site and oversees the yard 24×7. With all year round turnout, you and your horse can enjoy the facilities and scenery, whatever your discipline.

Additional services such as clipping, plaiting, and show preparation are also available. Free lorry parking. CCTV surveillance covers parking and yard areas. The floodlit outdoor arena with show jumps is available for private hire. 

About Us

Chris Stileman

Chris got her first pony when she was six, and has harboured a lifelong passion for horses ever since. Experienced and knowledgeable in all aspects of horse care, Chris has worked on hunter livery yards and for a previous Master of the Exmoor Foxhounds. She takes particular pride in her preparation of horses for the hunting field, but the welfare of all her liveries is given the highest attention.


Don is the farm manager looking after all aspects of estate management.

Sam Stileman

Sam is responsible for maintaining the grassland, hay and haylage making. He also helps with building new jumps for the woodland riding and other aspects of estate management.

Livery Options

Competitively priced, Kingscote Estate offers part through to full livery. Hunter livery can also be provided, tailored to suit your needs.

Part Livery:

  • Hay/haylage
  • Straw (shavings available at additional cost)
  • Morning and evening feed (supplements to be supplied by owner)
  • Muck out and water changed
  • Turn out and bring in
  • Rug changes
  • Holding for vet/farrier
  • 5 or 7 day options

Full Livery:

Includes all of the Part Livery services, plus:

  • Daily grooming
  • Tack cleaning
  • Exercise

Additional services include clipping, plaiting, bathing, hogging or mane/tail pulling, riding/schooling, and lunging.

Contact Chris Stileman on 07828 116445 for availability and prices.

“We love keeping our horses at Kingscote – the beautiful and peaceful setting is second only to the superb care and attention they receive. The horses are all treated as individuals and their welfare is of the highest priority, whether you are a happy hacker or an elite competitor.” Lindsey and Jules

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