Barbara has been involved with the Gate for many years, competing as a young girl, and on the committee.
Over the years has competed in Pony club (B test) BSJA show jumping up to B&C and small open, showing , side saddle including HOYS riding club quadrille 1987, working hunter and BD dressage up to medium level.
Dressage is my passion and prefer training to competing these days, training regularly with Harry Payne.
Having worked with horses since leaving school, riding school, private yard, dealers yard, hunter/event yard, for the past 30 years has successfully run Crowberry Stud with husband Tim, where we have liveries, buy and sell various types of horses and ponies, break, school and re-train with the help of Andrew Leedham.
At the Gate, Barbara helps run the dressage competitions and judges and stewards the showing classes.