JFC Equine set to reveal new range to trade

12th March 2019

JFC Equine is to launch an exciting Equine Bio Security Range at its trade day on 17th April at Sweeney Hall, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 9EU. For retailers searching for an opportunity to learn how to support their customers bio security needs, this is the perfect event. JFC Agri will also be hosting an independent guest speaker…

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Facts on fitness fascinate at NEF

11th March 2019

The latest knowledge and know how on horse and rider fitness and equine stereotypical behaviours was enthusiastically received by a packed audience at the National Equine Forum afternoon session on 7th March 2019. More than 1200 people around the world also watched the event via live stream. The highly educational content attracted 14 students and…

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Survey shows riding is on the up

8th March 2019

The British Equestrian Trade Association’s National Equestrian Survey 2019 has revealed an increase in horse riding over the past five years. This was among the findings from the first stage of the survey presented by BETA executive director Claire Williams at the National Equine Forum, in London, on Thursday 7 March. The initial research, focusing…

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New state-of-the-art warehousing for Henry Bell

7th March 2019

Thanks to the success of its EquiGlo Quick Soak 10 Minute Beet horse feed, Henry Bell & Co has recently commissioned additional warehousing capacity at its Grantham site, in Lincolnshire. The new, state-of-the art facility can hold more than 1,000 pallet spaces and incorporates an internal loading ramp for loading containers to meet the company’s…

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Stud and stable staff celebrated by Godolphin

6th March 2019

Following an inspiring evening celebrating the achievements of stud and stable staff from across the country at the Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards, Catriona ‘Catch’ Bissett of Nick Alexander’s Kinneston Stables has been named as Employee of the Year 2019. Catch was awarded with the perpetual Godolphin Trophy by special guest presenter Sir Anthony…

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Back-to-back award wins for Golden Paste Company

4th March 2019

The Golden Paste Company has received double award gold with recognition at two leading industry events. Getting 2019 off to a flying start, the first award was collected at the leading equestrian trade event BETA International, which saw an Innovation Award presented to the TumerEase Pet Supplement. The company’s TumerEase Pet Supplement was recognised for…

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Scotts of Thrapston helps transform charity’s new yard

1st March 2019

Scotts of Thrapston, stabling manufacturer based in Northamptonshire, has teamed up with Ride High, a charity that transforms the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged children, by giving them the opportunity to learn to ride and care for horses. The charity was set up by Rachel Medill 10 years ago and now supports 80 children, aged 8-17, every…

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New study of bacteria in ponies’ guts sheds light on ageing and obesity

28th February 2019

The complex community of tiny living cells (microbes) living in the horse’s gut may provide valuable information about ageing and obesity, a new study has revealed. Initial findings have suggested that obesity in ponies may have a  greater effect on gut microbes than age in healthy ponies. Ultimately this could help guide better ways to…

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Hucklesbys goes feet first into new acquisition

27th February 2019

Wholesale supplier Hucklesby Associates has recently finalised a deal to acquire the Taurus Equestrian footwear brand from Norfolk based Taurus Footwear and Leathers. Having distributed the Taurus range for over a year, Hucklesbys will take full control of the brand from March 2019 onwards. “We are absolutely thrilled at the opportunity to take over the…

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Red Horse Products Ltd supports charity with new initiative

25th February 2019

British manufacturer Red Horse Products Ltd is pleased to announce its support of the Leeds-based equine charity Hope Pastures for 2019. Hope Pastures is a small charity, funded entirely by public donations, that rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes as many equines as its funding allows. The charity is focused on educating the public about animal welfare, and coordinates…

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