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Are you looking for Choice – Horse Dealer and Breeder Caron Nichol has it all


Since 2004 Carron Nicol, the International Show jumper, has run European Sports Horses Ltd, a large breeding, show jumping and dealing yard at Rumer Stud Farm, Long Marston Road, Welford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 8AF.

The stud has a very large selection of horses in excess of 50 available at all times ranging from foals to 12yrs. Horses are either bred by ourselves, (and they have some lovely Show Jumping stallions on our lists)  or imported from the continent. Each horse carries a one month exchange warranty. Feedback for her business in forums has been nothing but positive an being able to trial a horse for a month is a great way to make absolutely sure that you and your horse are a match.

They have 11 horses advertised with Horse Scout. One, Rosie, is a lovely looking 16.2, 5 year old mare grey KWPN by Lord Z jumping at grade C

They stand stallions Crusador,Mr Visto,Fantaland ,Bogarde,Brandon and Cassini Boy.

Rumer Stud Farm

The stud stands on 81 acres and offers excellent grazing for mares at stud.

24hr onsite supervision, Designated lorry parking, Floodlights on school

Horse walker, Individual turn out, Mirrors around school, Onsite communal tea

And they cater for, breaking & producing, breeding & stud, dealing & sales

Equestrian centre (show centres), livery – competition

Company director and international showjumper Carron Nicol has been riding since the age of five and has over 30 years experience running her own business. Carron competes on a regular basis and has won at international level representing Great Britain.Wins also include Horse of The Year Show and placings in The Hickstead Derby and the Hickstead Speed Derby as well as countless wins in International Trials.

Rumer Stud offers excellent trial facilities including a large 80 x 60m outdoor arena with a sand and rubber surface supplied by Mansfield Sand, an indoor school 46m x 20m with a surface supplied by Andrews Bowen and a 7½ furlong all weather gallop.

Cool Competition centres – Crofton Manor


Crofton Manor Equestrian Centre-Fareham, Hampshire

Crofton manor is a fantastic competition centre and with up to three competition or event days a week there is something for every one.

With competitions such as the

BS Junior Blue Chip Qualifier,

HorseQuest UK Sapphire Championship Qualifier

Animo Pony Novice Championship Qualifier

UK Coral Championship Qualifier

Blue Chip Pro Sparkle JC/JA Championship Qualifier – 31st January 2015 BS Senior Blue Chip Qualifier Dates Blue Chip Joint RLF Power Championship

…and that’s just (some of) the show jumping.

Crofton regularly holds affiliated and un affiliated dressage events and acts as a showing venue

The facilities at Crofton are certainly well thought out with everything for the competition rider and their teams

The brand new olympic sized arena is 67 Metres x 67 Metres.

Livery Outdoor Arena area

This has a rubber and sand surface and is 60 Metres x 30 Metres.


Post & Rail Fencing

Rubber & Sand Surface

Public Address System

Timing Equipment with Wirefree Radio Controls

BSJA Show Jumps, all colour co-ordinated

Car Parking

There is a large car/lorry park for competitors plus car parking facilities for Livery customers.

Be on the door step and look at Crofton Manors’ Do-It-Yourself Livery

We provide good quality indoor and outdoor stabling for the equestrian enthusiast. A secured tack room and hay/straw storage are all included in the monthly rent.

Hay, shavings and straw are purchased on site and delivered to your storage bay.

Hacking Out

The hacking out is excellent, with bridleways and quick routes to the beach at Hillhead.

Mares and geldings are kept in separate fields to avoid the usual problems with mixed sexed groups.

Clients use the vet and farrier of their choice, but we have a monthly vet’sclinic and a horse dentist visits the yard on a regular basis.