Lincolnshire, Laughton Manor Equestrian Centre, near Folkingham. ?We?ve run indoor shows at all levels and outdoor events such as hunter trials, affiliated horse trials and even steam fairs. The sky?s the limit with what you can do here,? says Shelley Capes, who has owned this popular equestrian centre and livery yard for 25 years.

9 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, 1 bathroom, flat, 23 loose boxes, indoor arena, cross-country course, 86 acres. £1.2m. Strutt and Parker (01858 433123).