Livery Managers James and Amanda are the third generation to own Park Farm. They are both passionate about horses, animals and their welfare. Amanda has been a horse lover since the age of 4 and she has kept horses at Park Farm alongside the diary and cattle herd for many years. Her equine interest led her to work as a groom at some of the most prestigious riding stables in the area.
In December 2017 Amanda went to the rescue of an abandoned pony in Hurst Green. She named him Moses, brought him back to the safety of the farm, nursed him back to health and final he was rehabilitated with Tiffany his new owner. Moses even has his own Facebook page with over 300 members! In the past, Amanda's dedication to horses led her to rescue a herd of horses that had never been handled and her hard work eventually paid off in producing well-schooled horses and new owners for them,
Amanda and James applied for funding from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development to convert the barn which was previously used by cattle to stables. With the help of Boardman Gelly and Co, the building work started in 2018 with the installation of new stable blocks, the indoor arena, hot showers and the solarium.
The farm still retains some of the Sussex red cattle herd and the Titsey estate bred bull. The cattle compliment the horses well, they graze the long grass and the horses graze the shorter grass. The cattle also help control worm burden.
Now the main focus for Amanda and James is to create the best livery stables that they would want their own horses to be comfortable in. Both of them are very hands-on, working a dedicated 7 days a week to look after the stables, thankfully their daughter loves horses as well!
Park Farm welcome other young riders and their families.