H&H focus on stabling and arenas

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In the current financial climate many property owners are choosing to sit tight and improve their facilities, rather than putting their equestrian property for sale on the open market. If you are considering adding new stables to your yard, or improving your existing facilities, the following companies may be able to assist you.

Charles Britton

Building equestrian excellence since 1979 — Charles Britton construct for all stabling and exercise needs: outdoor/indoor arenas, pens, tracks, American barns/traditional yards, to suit all disciplines, for the private or professional rider or commercial enterprise and styled to match your budget. Complete, turn key service from design through to on-site completion using Charles Britton’s own, very experienced staff and including the application for planning approval. Independent knowledgeable advice, free quotations and the unique service of a dedicated family concern. Call 01270 528797.

www.charlesbritton.com

Chart Stables

Chart Stables design and build quality stable and working buildings suitable for racing or stud yards, livery stables or for private use. The company’s stables offer exceptional value for money built using traditional craftsmanship alongside technically advanced design and production. Chart Stables offers four stable specifications: Value range: Our most popular range of stables manufactured to the same high, exacting standards as all of our other ranges; Clipper range: Offering exceptional value for money, yet carrying a number of features usually found on more expensive buildings; Chart range: Combining strength, durability, high specification and value; Chester range: Our flagship range of stables incorporates strength and safety with a specification befitting these prestigious equestrian buildings. Visit the website for further details

www.charttimberbuildings.co.uk

Cheval Liberte

The Cheval Liberte range of stables, loose boxes, shelters, fixed stabling, internal stable fronts and partitions offers exceptional strength, durability and value for money. The company also has a range of high quality stable accessories. Visit the Cheval Liberte website for detailed information about the product range. If you are not able to find exactly what you are looking for, need further information, or require a quotation including delivery and installation where necessary, please call on 01824 750100.

www.cheval-liberte.co.uk

Climatised Coatings

Climatised coatings offers a superb range of external wall coatings that are tough, flexible, durable and weatherproof. The company offers the latest colourings and a nationwide service with over 20 years experience. It coatings are guaranteed not to flake, peel or chip for 10 years and is not affected by acid rain or a salt laden atmosphere. To request a quotation and free information pack, please visit the website.

www.climatisedcoatings.co.uk

Hancox Equestrian

Hancox Equestrian has a wealth of knowledge and experience within the industry and is committed to getting the job done right. As an independent family run business, the company cares about the details and strives to ensure that any order is carried out to the highest standards of craftsmanship. Whether you are starting with an empty space, extending an existing layout or replacing out of date equipment, you need to make sure you make the right choice. This can only be achieved by setting high standards of quality from the start.

www.hancoxequestrian.co.uk

Hot Horse Products Ltd

Hot Horse Products Ltd began life as Hot Horse Products in April 2011, specialising in gas powered outdoor water heaters for the equine market. The company was responsible for introducing gas powered portable outdoor showers to the UK equestrian market in August 2011. Started up and run by Diane Kilshaw in the beautiful Lake District, the Hot Horse Shower brand quickly became established as the number one brand for hot water washing for horse owners and has become the generic term for gas powered showers, so beware of imitations!

www.hothorseshower.co.uk

Keep a Level

Keep a Level specialise solely in the manufacture of levellers for maneges with a wide variety of surfaces. Keep a Level provides the premium towable and tractor mounted solutions for rubberised, sand/PVC/basalt and fibre/synthetic surfaces. Guaranteed to remove surplus arena surface from the boards into the track, levelling corners as well as the central surface of the arena, the Keep a Level range will keep your arena in top condition for flatwork or jumping. Call 01449 736253 today to discuss your manege’s levelling requirements or visit the website for further information.

www.keepalevel.com

Kingsland

Kingsland equestrian buildings are designed for optimum health and welfare. The stables are supplied with ridge ventilation and roof pitches are increased to provide generous air space and a light airy environment for the occupants. Kingsland leads the field in the creative design of timber buildings. Its in-house design team aims to create structures with particular aesthetic appeal which will add value to a property, whilst being cost-effective, ecofriendly and long-lasting, providing excellent value for money. The company offers a nationwide and Europe-wide delivery and erection service. For further information visit the website.

www.kingsland.uk.com

Leisure Ride Group

Leisure Ride Group provides equine surfaces, additives and footing including: Trojan Turf: pre-mixed waxed surfaces to suit each riding discipline. Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin both train on Trojan dressage turf; Trojan Fibre: a range of quality fibre stabilizing additives and bespoke fibre blends for sand based surfaces; Trojan Coating: wax rejuvenation treatment and dust control sprays for indoor and outdoor surfaces; Trojan Racing: racecourse and training gallop specialist consultancy service. For more information on the Leisure Ride Group’s products and services call 01684 273232 or visit the website.

www.leisureridesurfaces.co.uk

Loddon

Loddon manufacture high quality stables, internal stabling, internal loose boxes, stable doors, horse exercisers, portable stables, lunge pens, cattle equipment and dog and cat housing. The company exports its stables, internal loose boxes and kennels to the USA, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australasia and the Far East. Their skilled craftsmen custom build high quality bespoke internal stables and loose boxes from sustainable materials such as bamboo and re-cycled polypropylene, as well as traditional hardwood.Please call 01508 520744 or visit our website for further details

www.loddon.co.uk

Maple Arenas

Maple Arenas is devoted to providing its clients with the highest possible quality of equestrian riding facilities. After more than 12 years experience solely in equestrian construction, the company has become one of the front runners in the construction of private and competition arenas as well as full equestrian-based construction projects. Maple Arenas exclusively build equestrian facilities working with many of the UK’s largest equestrian companies, equestrian professionals and many equestrian enthusiasts. The company can guide clients through the design and planning stage, offering a true ‘turn key’ approach to each and every project, which are all backed by a three-year warranty. Contact Maple Arenas now to discuss your project and arrange a free site consultation.

www.maneges.co.uk

Martin Collins

Martin Collins, the world’s first and leading manufacturer of wax-coated synthetic riding surfaces, racetracks and gallops, is honoured to have been granted the Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen. Martin Collins offers the full service of design, planning and construction. Our clients range from the single horse owners to large commercial yards. The company supplies surface across all disciplines around the globe. Martin Collins Enterprises has a proven track record for quality, durability & performance and an after-sales service that is second to none.

www.martincollins.com

Mayfield Engineering

Mayfield Engineering is a small, family-run business, established in 1960, which has spent the past 10 years specialising in equine equipment. The company has developed a range of arena levellers suitable for most surface types at competitive prices. It also produces one-off bespoke levellers to meet individual requirements. All models come with side grader blade for pulling in track and are easy to operate with fully adjustable tines for depth. A small range of pasture management equipment is also available, including springtine grass harrows suitable for pony paddocks. For more details contact tel: 01225 891014 or visit the website.

www.mayfield-engineering.co.uk

Monarch Equestrian

Monarch Equestrian is one of the leading UK manufacturers of stables and horse exercisers. Established almost 50 years ago, its expertise in manufacturing and equine matters is sought worldwide. Our extensive product range includes internal stables, external doors, barns, horse exercisers, handling stocks, solariums and — new to the range — young stock feed barriers and dog kennels and runs. Many items are ex-stock or can be tailor-made to your requirements. Monarch Equestrian experience staff are only a phone call away and the company offers no-obligation site visits to ensure we offer clients exactly what they need.

www.monarch-equestrian.co.uk

Muller’s Smart Carts

The Muller’s Smart Cart is an American pedigree product in service from The White House down! It is light, tough, beautifully balanced, with a large capacity (12 cubic ft) that can carry loads of up to 600 lbs. It is also highly manoeuvrable and can be emptied with one hand. If you need a reliable workhorse to muck out or carry anything with little or no effort – look no further!

www.smartcartsuk.com

National Stables

National Stables is proud to be one of the leading timber building manufacturers in the UK. The company specialises in the manufacturing and erecting of equine buildings including: stables, American barns, mobile field shelters and mobile stables. It has just introduced Discount Doris, bringing clients special offers all year round. Visit the website for more details and a free brochure and price list.

www.nationalstables.co.uk

Premier Arenas

Premier Arenas has served the equestrian community for many years and has gained an enviable reputation for the quality and usability of its riding arenas. A free no obligation quotation service is available for both ‘one horse’ owners and commercial enterprises. The company is also happy to advise on any aspect of riding arena construction, including draining advice and solutions, surface replacements and top-ups, and complete indoor and outdoor arena builds. So if you’re planning an arena build, arena refurbishment or other equestrian construction project contact Premier Arenas for a free no obligation quotation. For further information call 08450 218142 or make an enquiry by email.

www.premierarenas.com

Prime Stables

Prime Stables has been built around people. People who love horses, people who have businesses to run and the people employed within the company. Clients’ individual buildings are expertly designed, with each client having a personal architectural consultant to liaise with so changes to your design can be accommodated at any time within the design phase. The materials used are all carefully selected from a management team that have over four decades experience. A highly trained team of craftsmen will carefully construct each building. Once complete, the build is handed over to the installation team who will look after the customer until their buildings are completed. As a valued client, Prime Stables want you to tell all your friends about how you were looked after and the superb buildings that were supplied. Prise Stables has a vision for the purchasing experience to be a pleasure and wants its valued clients to feel confident they are being looked after by a highly trained team of professionals who care about them and their horses.

www.primestables.co.uk

Scotts of Thrapston

Scotts is one of the country’s leading suppliers of individually designed timber stables, American barns and equestrian buildings. Established in 1920, Scotts is a family business and prides itself on customer service and high quality products that last for decades. Scotts will help you through the whole process from design and planning through to final installation. Scotts can also supply accessories such as stable doors, windows and clocktowers if you are refurbishing older stables.

www.scottsofthrapston.co.uk

The Stable Company

The Stable Company is able to provide clients with the exact equestrian buildings they require. It builds both traditional stable schemes and modern American barns. The company also supplies internal partitions and timber stable doors and windows. From private stable schemes, stud farms, livery yards and racing yards, its wide range of stable sizes, styles and material specifications enables it to offer a highly flexible service. Visit the website for more details and a free brochure and price list.

www.thestablecompany.com

Warwick Buildings

If you need a timber garage, garden room, summer room, studio, garden office, or maybe a more substantial garden shed/workroom, then Warwick Buildings have what you are looking for. The company also provide stables, field shelters and other equestrian buildings. Warwick Buildings specialises in the design and quality manufacture of timber Buildings to meet the demanding needs of an ever expanding customer base throughout the United Kingdom and Europe. Visit the company’s website for more information.

www.warwickbuildings.co.uk

Whithington Hill

Whithington Hill has over 30 years experience building and erecting timber stables. Whatever your requirements, the company has the solution for your perfect stable complex. Whether it’s an American Barn, livery yard or stables for private individuals, you can rely on Withington Hill for quality and personal service to provide the ideal stable for your needs.

www.withingtonhill.co.uk

Zedlock

Zedlock is a unique lock product that provides superior security and ease of use compared to traditional devices such as a padlock and chain. It comprises a sliding bolt and five-lever Union deadlock mechanism which can be bolted or welded to the gate frame, and because it is integral to the gate, is much more secure than other devices. The Zedlock cannot be ‘cropped’ by bolt cutters, and gates cannot be lifted off its hinges whilst it is locked (when correctly fitted). The unique feature of all Zedlock models is the long travel (70mm) sliding bolt, which means that it will work even when the gate is up to 50mm/2″ from the post. Order directly from Zedlock or view stockists on the Zedlock website.

www.zedlock.com

Originally published on horseandhound.co.uk