Elm Farm Stud has been run by Karen Tapscott for nearly 30 years. Karen has trained with some of the top trainers in the world and is currently training with Spencer Wilton, Olympic Silver medallist. Karen has won two GB silver medals for her country, achieving her first one in Paris in 2017 at the MCI European Dressage championship on her own horse Hippo Das Valadas, winning the second one in 2018. Karen is able to personally train the horses in conjunction with their riders. Karen’s wealth of knowledge from her many years of managing and riding horses means that any issues you have with your horse she is able to resolve. Karen has trained/owned horses at Grand Prix level and having reached that level, Karen brings to the table some of the world’s best trainers, vets, saddlers, chiropractors and more. At Elm Farm Stud you will be confident that your horse is being looked after by the best, locally.
Karen gives 1 to 1 riding lessons to riders of all abilities. Ex competition horses, ponies and schoolmasters available. Karen will also teach you on your own horse.
Karen offers a professional training service in conjunction with livery. Tailor-made service, training the horse and rider to reach their ultimate goals.
Full/part livery with 20 m x 40 m dressage arena with training mirrors. Gallop track. Floodlit jumping arena and surface lunge ring. Staff supervised. Summer grazing plus winter turnout.
Karen Tapscott has a wealth of experience when it comes to buying and selling all types of horses here in the UK and abroad. Karen's speciality is Iberian horses.