How to Survive Winter with Horses

Mud, mud, glorious mud… but maybe that’s only what non-horsey people say - after all they’re not squelching across fields to bring in a horse. Winter definitely brings its own set of challenges. When it’s not chucking it down with rain or blowing a gale, the freezing temperatures turn the yard into an ice rink.... Continue Reading →

Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide

Winter may bring dark nights, muddy ponies and cold mornings but it also graces us with Christmas. Get inspired for the festive season with our Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide. Whether you're searching for the perfect Secret Santa present, something to thank your yard owner, or to help drop hints to your friends and family about... Continue Reading →

Aubrion Highwood Coat

The Product: Parka style waterproof coat with two-way zip and concealed riding pleat. Style detail: detachable hood with removable faux fur trim, draw cord waist, medium weight insulation, two exterior and one interior zip pockets, popper fastening storm flap, thumbhole cuffs, touch close wrist adjusters and Aubrion branding. The Tester: Bonnie Fishburn How did you… Continue Reading →

ARMA Neoprene Brushing Boots

The Product: Perfect for everyday use, these neoprene brushing boots feature padded, contoured strike pads and touch close fastenings. The Tester: Hayley Watson-Greaves How did you test out the ARMA Neoprene Brushing Boots? Rubins Nite aka Squeaky – Every day at home training and at competitions. Hezzel aka Hector – Every day at home training… Continue Reading →

Behind the Design: #PrintMyPony Rug

Famous for our limited edition print rugs, we’ve created everything from ladybirds to stags. To celebrate our designs and designers, we launched a very special competition this year. The prize? A one of a kind turnout rug. Run on social media, entrants used the hashtag #printmypony and posted a photo of their horse for a… 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 →

ARMA Cross Country Boots

The Product: Cross country boots for the professional. Designed for 360 protection without compromising performance, these stylish, contoured boots protect joints and tendons from knocks whilst your horse is going cross country. The fiberglass polymer tendon shields protect both the digital flexor tendons and suspensory ligaments from over extension of the hind legs. Padding at… Continue Reading →

Performance Air Motion Pro Saddlecloth

The Product: Keep the horse cool at peak performance. This high-tech saddlecloth has an advanced cooling action from the 3D Air Motion fabric, actively circulating air to reduce sweat and heat build-up, whilst the shock absorbing lining and silicone grips provide assured security. Key features: • Ventilated Air Motion fabric transfers moisture away from the… Continue Reading →

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