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“LARGER-THAN-LIFE” CHARACTER PASSES AWAY

“He had a special bond with many of his customers.” Carl Stocks, Equine America distributor and a hugely popular figure in the trade, died suddenly...

GOODNIGHT TO A REMARKABLE EQUESTRIAN ENTREPRENEUR

A tack shop was part of business empire. Jill Carenza, who has died aged 72 after a short illness, ran one of the biggest and...

HUGELY INFLUENTIAL FIGURE IN THE SADDLERY AND LEATHER GOODS INDUSTRY HAS...

Some of Walsall’s best-known brands thrived under his leadership. Michael Goold, a leading figure in the saddlery and leather goods industry, has died after a...

GOODBYE TO VISIONARY WHO BROUGHT THE HORSE INDUSTRY TOGETHER

A driving force in equine education and sport horse evaluation. Prof R. H. Graham Suggett OBE, the joint founder of the National Equine Forum and...

FAREWELL TO FOUNDER OF WORLD-FAMOUS BRAND

Charm and quick wit made him a popular figure.  Edward (‘Ed’) James, the charismatic founder and CEO of SSG Gloves, has died. He was 92. Wearing...

A CAPTAIN OF OUR INDUSTRY PASSES AWAY

A great supporter of trade bodies while running a successful business. Peter Lewis, a towering and immensely popular figure in the equestrian and saddlery trades,...

FAREWELL TO POPULAR BUSINESSWOMAN AND HORSE LOVER

She always remained positive through illness, says family. Jenny Godwin, the well-liked saddle-fitter and former tack shop owner, has died from cancer. She was 51. Jenny...

MAJOR FIGURE IN AUSTRALIAN SADDLERY AND EQUESTRIAN SPORT HAS DIED

Brian Slack OAM, a driving force in the Australian equestrian scene and former chairman of Bonnetts Saddlery, has died aged 88.  As head of the...

FAREWELL TO LIKEABLE BUSINESSMAN AND HORSEMAN

He’s remembered as the first to import a significant American product. Mike Bell, whose Border Trails trade stand was once a familiar sight at shows...

GIANT OF EQUESTRIAN WHOLESALE HAS DIED

He won support from a top politician and hosted hunt meets at company HQ. Michael Vant, the founder of Westgate – one of the equestrian...

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HORSE OWNERS’ TOP FIVE FEED WORRIES REVEALED

One has tripled in three years. The feeding issues which most concern horse owners have been revealed.  Dengie unveiled the list of nutritional worries that consumers...
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