I’Anson reveals plans for major £12m investment

5th June 2019

Leading animal feed manufacturer, I’Anson Brothers Ltd has unveiled plans to build a new production facility, as part of its 2020 Vision to deliver a sustainable future for the business. The new 23,000 sq ft factory will be built at Dalton New Bridge, the next phase of the Dalton Industrial Estate. The ultramodern facility has…

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Charity open day bigger and better

4th June 2019

National acting treasure John Nettles is the guest of honour at this year’s Mare and Foal Sanctuary Open Day – it’s biggest fundraising event of the year which is being held over an entire weekend for the first time. The event – on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July at the charity’s Coombe Park Visitor Centre near Totnes –…

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Horse of the Year Show reveals 2019 charity

3rd June 2019

The Centaurus Trust has been chosen to be the Official Charity of the Year for Horse of the Year Show 2019. The Centaurus Trust works in partnership with Equine Learning CIC to provide therapeutic horsemanship opportunities to disabled and disadvantaged adults, young people and children in Warwickshire, Worcestershire and across the UK. The charity will…

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Ambassador steps into father’s shoes

31st May 2019

Following the tragic loss last year of the British Showjumping National Championships’ Official Show Ambassador, Tim Stockdale, organisers Grandstand Media Ltd are delighted to announce that Tim’s son Joe Stockdale has been appointed to take on the role for the prestigious event. Tim had been the National Championship’s Ambassador since it came to NAEC Stoneleigh,…

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Derby House to supply rugs at HOYS

30th May 2019

Every Champion at Horse of the Year Show deserves to be adorned in sashes, rosettes and a beautiful quality HOYS branded Champion rug to revel in the glory and remember the moment for years to come. For HOYS 2019, Derby House will be the new Official Rug Supplier of these highly sought-after purple Championship fleece…

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Bliss Bedding supplies Championships

29th May 2019

Bliss Bedding has been announced as the Official Bedding Supplier once again for the British Showjumping National Championships and Stoneleigh Horse Show 2019. Based in nearby Derbyshire, Bliss Bedding is manufactured using premium quality, dust extracted rape straw from UK suppliers. Mandy Deville from Bliss Bedding explained, “Bliss Bedding Ltd are delighted to be renewing…

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Time to make a change to worming practices

22nd May 2019

Earlier this year a group of horse worming experts undertook a roundtable discussion on current best practices for worming horses. The meeting was organised by journal UK VET Equine and the conclusions were published in a state of the art consensus statement. The meeting was supported by Virbac in collaboration with educational partners The Horse…

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Tribute to equestrian safety pioneer

22nd May 2019

Equestrian safety pioneer Roy Burek passed away peacefully on Saturday 27th April 2019, following a heart attack in his sleep. The grandson of Charles Owen, Roy committed his life’s work towards making horse riding safer and saving lives. Under Roy’s direction, Charles Owen has grown into a market-leading global brand in equestrian safety, with Roy…

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HBM takes measurement solution in its stride

21st May 2019

When Myerscough College in Lancashire recently conducted a study to explore the future management of Equine laminitis, one of the most common causes of lameness in horses and ponies in the UK, HBM – a market leader in the field of test and measurement – was able to provide a reliable data measurement solution. As…

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New tartan in celebration of RDA in Scotland

21st May 2019

A new tartan has been produced by Lachcarron of Scotland in celebration of 50 years of Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) providing therapy through horses. The tartan was launched at an anniversary event in Edinburgh by RDA President, Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal. The Princess met with volunteers and participants from around the…

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