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 →

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 →

Fla-mingle with our Print Designer

From ladybirds to foxes, at Shires Equestrian we’ve long been known for our fun print rug designs. Our in-house design team are always on the lookout for inspiration and this year we are excited to launch our flamingo print! The design process begins with choosing the animal for the print. Some designs don’t come to… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Shires Equestrian Sponsor 4* Event Rider Matthew Wright

Matthew Wright is the latest name in eventing to become a member of Team Shires. The Nottinghamshire-based rider joins fellow event riders Camilla Speirs, Emily Beshear, Selena O’Hanlon and Bonnie Fishburn as part of the team of performance riders who “are passionate about their riding careers and their horses.” His previous achievements include a silver… Continue Reading →

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