Let’s celebrate some of the iconic and innovative brands whose strong British heritage is helping them produce cutting-edge products:
Proud to be a Champion of British manufacturing
With an unrivalled reputation built on safety, Champion has manufactured riding hats and body protectors from its factories in the heart of Cardiff for nearly four decades. Dedicated to quality and performance, Champion was the first manufacturer to make riding hats to the British PAS 015 standard more than 20 years ago. From the iconic Champion Ventair deluxe jockey skull, to the striking Evolution Pro, to the sparkling Champion Junior X-Air Dazzle Plus, you can trust Champion for quality, performance and absolute peace of mind.
Tel: 0113 270 7000
The new WOW jumping flap, the Bramham, is a smart and sexy flap available in both XC and show jumping styles. (XC pictured). It is similar to WOW’s existing jumping flaps, but has been created from a single piece of leather and expertly moulded to create the brand’s most streamlined jumping flap yet. The flap has a forward position and utilises cutting edge moulding technology to create a saddle flap that provides close-contact comfort with style.
Tel: 01227 831614
Mirrors for Training
Perfect your position and more with Mirrors for Training’s superior Arena Mirrors. Mounted on galvanised steel frames, they can be used indoors and outdoors and won’t warp over time, leaving the Pilkington Opti-Mirror used free to deliver a superior reflection. All mirrors have safety film and impact absorbing cushioners, just in case. Standard mirrors are 4ft x 8ft but different sizes are available as all products made in the UK. Supply only and supply and fit service available.
Tel: 01902 791207
Even though Equiemporium is building an international brand, the company is still proud to support and promote its British roots. It has formed close partnerships with a number of British designers and manufacturers and continue to seek out opportunities to work with the very best that Britain has to offer. Its portfolio of suppliers includes Egality Freedom, Beaver of Bolton, Signature Leather gloves and Nawal Gabreel innovative textile designer. The company’s designers awareness of global fashion and trends is the key to creating a look that is distinctly Equiemporium at its best and worthy of the company’s discerning clients. Over time it has developed a feel for its customers wants and needs and is happy to play a part in creating the perfect outfit, whether it be for fashion or function. The company is also a tack shop andcan cater for four-legged customers, who also demand the best for both inside and outside of the arena.
Tel: 07860 929598
Albion’s highly popular K2 Jump saddle has been designed with a super soft seat and a closer positive leg position for added rider comfort and maximum balance, stability and freedom of movement for the horse. With a wider panel bearing surface for ultimate support and Albion’s Adjusta-Tree technology to allow ongoing precise adjustments to accommodate any changes in your horse’s shape, the K2 jump is a market leader in comfort, style and durability. Riders looking for a slightly deeper seat with a very supportive leg love the K2 Jump Saddle. Available in full grain Ultima, black and brown, with white stitching and traditional leathers. For something extra special, personalisation is also available.
RRP From £1499
British Horse Feed
Deliver a powerful blend of super fibres for effective conditioning with Fibre-Beet. Non-heating and low in starch and sugar, Fibre-Beet is safe for laminitics and horses susceptible to gastric ulcers. Made from best British beet pulp (Speedi-Beet) and quality alfalfa, the super fibre conditioning feed can be soaked and ready to feed in just 15 minutes. A must have for maintaining condition over winter; Fibre-Beet is a proven feed which offers excellent value for money.
Tel: +44(0)1765 680300
Fairfax & Favor
Expanding on its footwear repertoire, Fairfax & Favor brings you its signature Regina boot with a 5cm heel in tan suede. The Heeled Regina boots are a modified version of their much-coveted Regina cousins, dispensing with their flat soles and adding a flatteringly, stacked heel for just a touch of lift and added elegance, but without sacrificing any of their comfort. Crafted with the finest, soft suedes, the Heeled Regina reaches elegantly up to the knee to provide a sleek silhouette. Featuring a feminine, tailored design, a textured, elasticated panelling and our signature interchangeable tassel and scalloped edging, these only compliment the luxe, handmade finish of the suede. This boot is a timeless and sophisticated staple to give an effortlessly chic everyday glamour, taking you with ease from the busy city life to a weekend in the country. A season must-have that will last not only the season, but be a wardrobe favourite for many years to come, all year round.
Tel: 01760 338 199
Soundtrack has been designed following intensive developmental studies. This surface is a unique blend of a multi-washed silica sand, stabilising fibre with a high performance wax. Soundtrack was created to allow horses to cope with the high demands which are now placed upon the modern day competition horse, by guaranteeing a sound safe surface to work upon. This surface not only supports the limbs, but reduces the risks associated with rigorous training regimes. Equestrian Surfaces is proud of its heritage and is proud to boast that ALL its multipurpose surfaces are entirely manufactured within the UK, environmentally approved with UKAS ISO 9001 accreditation.
Tel: 0800 652 0810
BSC SeaBuckthorn for Horses – Supports gastric and digestive comfort, immunity, skin and coat. SeaBuckthorn is a natural plant extract which combines all of the Omega oils in one place, including rare Omega-7, along with an exceptional anti-oxidant profile. SeaBuckthorn nourishes the delicate tissue that lines the stomach and digestive tract, supports immunity and provides a great all-round boost.BSC SeaBuckthorn is the result of five years of research from The British SeaBuckthorn Company. Working with partners in the EU, the company’s goal is to ensure a fresh, traceable and quality product. BSC SeaBuckthorn for Horses is a daily liquid supplement that combines the berry seed, pulp and juice, with absolutely no added water.
For more information or to purchase:
Tel: 01438 861 900