Jo Bates - Absorbine

The Art of Training Racehorses

Multiple championship winning show horse producer and Absorbine brand ambassador, Jo Bates is no stranger to producing horses to top level.  From her relatively small yard near Banbury, Jo has produced show horses to take Horse of the Year Show and Royal International Horse Show titles as well as several successful dressage horses.   In … Read more

Race Horse to Riding Horse

Multiple HOYS champion, producer of top show and dressage horses and ambassador for Absorbine®, Jo Bates gives us an insight into re-training an ex-racing horse for the show ring. Jo rode the stunning Grandeur to be crowned HOYS SEIB Racehorse to Riding Horse Champion in 2019.  Grandeur won an impressive 10 times on the flat … Read more

Team Bates – plaiting with the experts

Absorbine showing ambassadors, Team Bates know a thing or two about achieving perfection. Jo Bates has won several major showing titles, including at Horse of the Year Show and the Royal International Horse Show.   Jo and her daughter Holly Bates consistently produce horses to the top level for both showing and dressage. Team Bates … Read more

A wonderful week at the RIHS for team Absorbine

  Our amazing Absorbine ambassadors were on absolute top form at a slightly damp, 2017 Royal International Horse Show at the All England Jumping Course at Hickstead. Jayne Ross recorded an unprecedented result in the hunter classes by winning all three weights. This is a feat that has never before been achieved at the Royal … Read more

Looking after your horses hooves with Absorbine

Looking after your horses hooves with Absorbine  One of the many challenges facing horse owners is that of keeping their horse’s hooves healthy. Maintaining healthy hooves is essential to keeping your horse happy and sound, and every horse owner knows the old saying, “No foot, no horse” is as true today as ever.   We … Read more

Sponsored riders reign supreme in the rain

Summer so far has felt more like a parody of British weather than anything else, but the seemingly constant deluge hasn’t put a damper on Absorbine’s sponsored riders and their show season. Despite an unseasonable amount of mud – who thought we’d be worrying about mud fever in June?! – the Derby Meeting at Hickstead … Read more

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