Daniel Bates is a Grade V registered blind para dressage rider, who also competes in able bodied dressage classes. Having recently completed a Level 2 Equine Diploma in horse care and management is now a full time dressage rider. Based in Staffordshire Dan travels to Gloucestershire 4/5 times a week to train with International Dressage rider Levi William Hunt.
Daniel was runner up in 2018 Shearwater Search for a Star competition and has been proud to be able to represent the brand ever since.
Competing regularly and Dan hopes to one day represent Great Britain in the sport of Dressage and show there is no limit to what you can achieve with the right team behind you.
What can we say about Shearwater? As an insurer if you want the best cover then you need to be with Shearwater. Their service is second to none and their staff are always friendly, knowledgeable and there to help you, nothing is too much trouble. As a sponsor for Dan they have been amazing, supporting him every step of the way and giving a relatively new rider their backing was an amazing opportunity that was and is a dream come true. We are proud to represent brand Shearwater and what they represent.
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Do mention Dan's name when speaking to a member of our team.