Alltech opens manufacturing facility in India

16th November 2018

Alltech officially opened its state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Pune, India, on October 27, 2018, with a ceremony attended by more than 150 industry stakeholders. With a production capacity of 25,000 tons per year, it is the largest organic trace mineral plant in Asia. Alltech India opened its office in 2001, with production operations in Bengaluru…

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Global Herbs commits to reducing plastic

15th November 2018

Following considerable and consistent end user demand for a reduction in plastic used for packaging, Global Herbs has acted by initiating a plan to change its packaging, starting with the removal of plastic bags and scoops. The company ran a survey among customers to gauge the strength of feeling, which was overwhelmingly in favour of…

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£1.5m investment saves one of the UK’s oldest leather manufacturers

14th November 2018

Three family businesses across Europe have joined forces to save J&E Sedgwick & Co., one of the UK’s oldest leather manufacturers. The consortium is made up of Cheshire based Abbey England, renowned provider of saddlery and associated goods to the equestrian market, Kilger, a German tannery which has supplied Sedgwick with leather for 20 years,…

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First independently veterinary approved senior feed range launched

12th November 2018

SPILLERS, known for its expertise in senior horse nutrition, is ensuring the nation’s much-loved seniors are completely cared for with the launch of two exciting new senior feeds: SPILLERS Senior Complete Care Mix and SPILLERS Senior Super-Mash. The company has also introduced a ‘Senior Friendly’ logo to clearly signpost other senior suitable SPILLERS products. For added piece…

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Collegiate saddles recall update

9th November 2018

Following the recall on Collegiate saddles by The Weatherbeeta Group, the company has announced that “every saddle has been inspected” and it has “performed corrections where necessary”. The company is currently releasing for sale the models Honour, Esteem, Triumph, Event Mono and Integrity, which have been hand checked, corrected where needed and passed inspection. The…

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Supplement company invests £1.1 million

9th November 2018

Supplement manufacturer Science Supplements has invested £1.1 million in a new production and a Research and Development facility at its Northamptonshire base. The new systems increase the manufacturing capabilities for liquid, gel, paste and powder products and adds to its existing UFAS and NOPS approved facility. Science Supplements already has offices in five countries and…

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200 miles, two days, three countries by bike

8th November 2018

Back in August, members of the JFC team undertook a mammoth challenge to raise money for charities The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI), Riding for Disabled Association (RDA) and Embrace FARM – a farm accident support network based in Ireland. Sue Taylor, JFC UK National Sales Manager and Dave Curley, JFC Civils CorriPipe Sales Manager, accompanied…

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Blue Cross remembers role of animals in WWI on armistice centenary

7th November 2018

On the centenary of the armistice of World War One on Sunday 11 November 2018, pet charity Blue Cross is honouring the role animals played in the war – not just a vital part of the war effort, but as companions with whom soldiers forged unbreakable bonds. In World War One, horses and dogs were…

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SCT launches 2019 Enterprise Award

7th November 2018

Stubbing Court Training Ltd (SCT), the country’s leading provider of apprentices to the equestrian industry, is delighted to launch the “SCT 2019 Enterprise Award”, supported by the British Equestrian Federation (BEF). The award, which is exclusive to SCT apprentices, aims to reward apprentices who ‘go the extra mile’ in helping the businesses by which they…

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Dodson & Horrell launches extra support for retailers

6th November 2018

‘Winter With Us’ is Dodson & Horrell’s latest campaign to make the cold, wet winter as comfortable for horses as possible. It is all about helping customers through the seasonal problems winter can create, identifying those problems and offering through its team of expert nutritionists, a trusted solution. To support retailers and customers alike, Dodson…

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