2018 Roundup: Matthew Wright

Returning to top level competition, Matthew Wright made his mark in the eventing world once again with some fantastic results. Entering 2019 with a great string of horses, the future is looking very bright. We chatted with Matthew about what he got up to in 2018 and his aims for the upcoming year. What was... Continue Reading →

2018 Roundup: Bonnie Fishburn

2018 has certainly been a busy year for Team Shires rider Bonnie Fishburn. A successful season of eventing culminated in a win at Novice level. When not out competing, Bonnie and her horses have been modelling for Shires this year so keep an eye out for them in the new catalogue - coming soon!We chatted... Continue Reading →

Christmas Gift Guide Part Two

The mince pies and mulled wine are out so it must mean that Christmas is on its way. Make shopping for gifts stress free with our gift guide. Part one of our guide covered the Wannabe Eventer, Dressage Diva, Showjumping Star and No.1 Horsey Helper. Missed it? Read it here. Need more gift inspiration? Well keep... Continue Reading →

Christmas Gift Guide

With Christmas around the corner, it's time to get the wrapping paper out and start singing carols. Whether you're looking for gift ideas for friends and family, or some inspiration for your own wish list we've got you covered. The first part of our gift guide is for the Wannabe Eventer, Dressage Diva, Showjumping Star... Continue Reading →

Shires’ Guide to Turnout Rugs

If you’re always checking the weather forecast and feeling confused by all the rugs available, we’re here to help. Find out how to select a suitable rug and check out our latest turnout rug range. What to consider when selecting a rug: When choosing a weight of turnout rug, there are a number of factors... Continue Reading →

Shires Equestrian: Then & Now

With Shires Equestrian celebrating its 50th anniversary this September, we’re taking a trip down memory lane to see how our products have changed over the years. From the beginning, Shires has been dedicated to the needs of their customers. It was listening to their feedback about the incorrect fit of the products he was trading that... Continue Reading →

Shires Equestrian Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Shires Equestrian turns 50 this September. From humble beginnings, the company has evolved into a trusted household brand. Malcolm Ainge, founder of Shires Equestrian, started the company in 1968 with only a small loan of stock to sell at cattle markets and racecourse auctions. Now the company has approximately 1,800 stockists worldwide and recently won... Continue Reading →

Post XC Recovery

As you’re cruising through the finish line of the cross country course, hopefully with a clear round and big grin on your face, it’s time to start thinking about your horse’s recovery.  After working hard around the course, they’ll have worked up a sweat, so the priority is to cool them down and get their... Continue Reading →

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