Dressage rider Sam Twyman, along with his novelist partner Fiona Walker, established Dovecote Stables in 2007. Their schoolmaster teaching horses, carefully sourced from Spain and Holland, are unique in their kind temperaments and high training levels and have proved immensely popular with clients of all standards who want to learn dressage the classical way, in harmony with the horse. Located just 20mins from the M5, Dovecote Stables is in the heart of the beautifuil Worcestershire countryside, with a modern yard, international-sized arena and state-of-the-art facilities. Here, Sam shares the expertise and experience he has gained over three decades working with horses to benefit clients old and new.


  • Schoolmaster lessons
  • Coaching & private lessons
  • Livery & schooling
  • Horses sourced for clients in Spain and Holland
  • Flatwork & dressage specialists.