Peter and Lindsey Dawes

Fairoak Grange


Peter and Lindsey Dawes moved to the larger facilities at Fairoak Grange in 2002.

Lindsey is a BD Accredited UKCC level 3 coach, a list 3 BD judge, BYRDS Assessor and coach and a Group 3 rider who has competed at Inter II (Big Tour) in dressage. She has competed and trained clients who have competed at TeamQuest, Area Festivals, Regionals, National championships and Premier League shows.


She has successfully bred and produced young horse finalists and stud book inspected and mare performance tested mares at both the British Hanoverian Horse Society and the British Trakehner Verband. Her horses have won BD Best British Bred mare, Hanoverian and Trakehner best 4 year old, best broodmare, champion and reserve champion foals and youngstock classes.


She trains with Spencer Wilton and in the past she has trained with Adam Kemp and Suzanne Lavandera amongst others. Lindsey is available for teaching and clinics at £45 (plus travel) for private 45 minute lessons, just call 07803 698333.


She also has her BHSAI, BHS Stage 4 Horse Knowledge & Care, First Aid certificate and child protection course. She is a BD show organiser for the sucessful dressage shows held at Fairoak Grange. She worked with horses for a number of years in England, the USA and Australia before qualifying as a practising solicitor first with Clifford Chance in London, Amsterdam and Singapore and then with BG Group plc before returning to training and riding horses full time.


Peter works for a major oil company and when home runs the farm and grassland management aspects of the business. He is an expert in health and safety and is continually working to construct and improve our facilities. They have two children, Michael and Melissa age 21 and 19. Michael is a scientist and Melissa is a succesful dressage rider in her own right having competed to Advanced Medium and been one of 26 riders nationally to be selected for BYRDS High Performance Camps..