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Ascot Estate providing stables for the local horses!

Posted on June 14, 2013

Since January 2012 Capeco Development Company has been proud to lease Ascot Estate stables and paddocks to Elizabeth Mary Grobler. Better known as Libby to the locals in Port Elizabeth and the riding community she was born in the UK in 1952 and has resided in South Africa for the past 6 years.

Been a great outdoor lover Libby’s passion for horses started as early as from the age of 8 years old, and has been participating and riding for the past 45 years. The Ascot Estate boast well maintained paddocks and stables, consisting of 10 stables, 1 fodder room, a lunging arena and four large paddocks that have been sub divided for the 13 horses that are stabled with her.

Libby owns 2 of her own horses, National Guard a 6 year old gelding that was born on the Ascot Estate and True West a 4 year old mare. These 2 horses have been trained by Libby to be sold to potential riders. Libby unfortunately does not keep her horses, but provides a service of stabling and training up of the horses.  Libby was the proud owner of Heart Break Hill, a 4 year old gelding been the only South African horse to qualify in the Eventing and discipline category for the 2012 Olympics.

Libby and her fellow riders will be participating in the South African Pony Rider event at the end of this month. The event is being hosted at the Port Elizabeth Riding Club.

Ascot Estate not only offers stabling facilities, the estate offers a selection of residential opportunities from freehold plot and plan options to sectional title schemes and freehold gentleman sites, all offering splendid, sweeping views of Port Elizabeth. Capeco Development Company and Ascot Estate are proud to always include and provide magnificent grounds to the local riders and their horses.


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