Review of Saddle Fitting Training to maintain exacting standards

8th May 2017

In a bid to constantly review and improve saddle fitting standards in the industry, the Society of Master Saddlers (SMS) recently undertook a review of its current training methods. The SMS is mindful that traditional methods need to be questioned and in some cases updated in order to optimise the welfare of the horse and…

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Holly Drummond joins Westgate EFI

7th May 2017

Equestrian distributor Westgate EFI has appointed Holly Drummond as Area Sales Manager for Scotland. She will be a familiar face to many of her customers having previously spent time working as merchandiser for the Likit and Stud Muffins brands. Holly grew up around horses and has a BSc Honours Degree in Applied Animal Science. In…

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AHT study helps owners recognise pain

6th May 2017

Experts at the Animal Health Trust (AHT) Equine Clinic have developed an ethogram for professionals and owners to help them identify signs of pain from a horse’s facial expressions when being ridden. Dr Sue Dyson, Head of Clinical Orthopaedics at the AHT, and her team developed the catalogue of facial expressions including the ears, eyes,…

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spoga horse spring 2017 – Top Quality Trading

17th March 2017

Three busy days of trading saw 3,700 visitors from over 50 countries travel to Koelnmesse for spoga horse spring. Sharing knowledge and trends for the upcoming season, spoga successfully lived up to its reputation as one of the world’s best international trade fairs. With around half of the visitors travelling from outside of Germany, there…

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Zebra further boosts its herd

6th March 2017

Zebra Products Ltd has appointed a new member to boost its commercial activity in Ireland. Shane Broughal has joined Zebra as a sales agent focusing on brands Fleck, Sprenger, Veredus, and Uvex. Working as a freelance sales consultant, Shane has extensive experience of the equestrian sector in Ireland. He has a degree in equine science…

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Nic Read joins Saracen Horse Feeds

6th March 2017

Saracen Horse Feeds has welcomed Nic Read to the Area Sales Team. Nic has over 12 years experience working within the equestrian industry and has a keen interest in equine nutrition and a passion for emphasising the importance of correct feeding and providing high quality products for all horses and ponies. With over 20 years…

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New addition at Brinicombe

6th March 2017

The Denis Brinicombe Group announced the new appointment of Ben Millar to the Brinicombe Equine division. Ben has been appointed as Area Business Manager for the South. In addition to visiting customers on farm, Ben will also be supporting merchants and stockists. Ben brings with him a wealth of experience in agricultural sales management and…

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Ariat Europe appoints new VP of Sales and Marketing

6th March 2017

Ariat Europe has appointed James Wilson as VP of Sales and Marketing, EMEA. James brings with him a wealth of experience both domestically and internationally in footwear and apparel across the sports, country and lifestyle industries. James brings with him an extensive knowledge of sales, distribution and marketing of premium brands, and is looking forward…

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Hilton Herbs unveils new e-commerce websites

6th March 2017

Hilton Herbs has recently unveiled four responsive e-commerce websites for each of its key markets: the UK, USA, France and Germany. The new websites are designed to be user-friendly and responsive on all commonly used mobile devices, such as tablets or smartphones. New features include a product ‘cost-per-day’ feature, rewards points, a new ‘My Pets’…

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Perry Equestrian launches new catalogue

6th March 2017

Perry Equestrian has launched its new Equestrian Product catalogue, filled from cover to cover with great products for the equestrian world. With many products that are new to the market, including popular ranges of bright, colourful and contemporary stable and tack room hardware, the catalogue is specifically designed to appeal to the modern equestrian audience.…

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