Nick Pritchard – Event Director
Nick grew up in East Sussex and graduated from Aberdeen University in 2002 with a Master’s Degree in Land Economy (Estate Management), starting work as a Land Agent that summer with Smiths Gore. In 2008 Nick took over the management of Bramham Park, and the role of Horse Trials Director became part of his remit 2009. As such Nick’s role is very varied looking after all aspects of the Estate, from the routine property management through to an involvement in the Leeds Festival and everything in between.
Nick lives in a lovely farmhouse on the Estate with his wife, Beth, a veterinary surgeon, their two young boys Rufus and Jasper, two black Labradors, Messy and Tilly, a cat called Oreo, two horses, Beany, Billy and Rufus’s pony Midnight.
Nick and Beth got married at Bramham in 2009, after Nick proposed whilst climbing Mont Blanc. Nick and Beth partake in various outdoor activities such as mountain biking, skiing and hillwalking.
Emily Adshead – Events Assistant
Emily has been involved with horses all her life, having started riding whilst still at primary school. Since then, she has owned several horses and participated in local competitions. She decided to pursue her interest as a career, and studied for a degree in Equine Business and Events Management at Askham Bryan College in York. During the course, she obtained a placement in the estate office at Bramham, and also spent a summer teaching riding in Texas. Since graduating, she has worked for BETA International, helping to organise the equestrian industry’s annual trade show at the NEC, and she also managed the box office at Bramham HT. Emily lives in North Yorkshire on a racing yard, and when she isn’t working, riding or looking after horses, she enjoys walking her dog (who also helps in the Bramham office) and playing for Harrogate Ladies hockey team.
Jane Conyers – Event Coordinator
Jane was born and grew up in Yorkshire, moving South at the age of 15. After 15 years of studying and working in the South and Abroad she then returned to enjoy the beautiful countryside of Yorkshire. Whilst working in the accounts department for a land agent, she volunteered to act as treasurer for the Horse Trials in June 2004, greatly enjoying the experience and camaraderie of the event over the subsequent years and jumping at the chance to become a permanent Estate employee in October 2007. She divides her time between the Estate accounts and helping with the organisation of the Horse Trials.