Shires Equestrian Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Princess Anne
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 BETA’s award for Trade Supplier of the Year for the second year in a row. Read more

New distributor for Peter Horobin Saddlery – StrideFree Saddles in the UK

Stride Free saddles
KM Elite Products are delighted to announce that they have been appointed as exclusive distributors for Peter Horobin Saddles in the UK. StrideFree by PHS has taken performance saddles to a whole new level, taking saddle fitting back to basics, by creating convenience for the customer and focusing on equine back health. PHS have developed an extensive saddle range for racing, dressage, jumping and endurance disciplines with the StrideFree racing tree winning the BETA Innovation Award in 2014. Read more

Team NAF Young Riders win Gold at European Showjumping Championships

Gold medal winning Young Rider Showjumping team
The British Young Rider Team, riding under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF, won Team Gold at the Young Rider European Championships in Fontainebleau, France. Going into the competition as the current Young Rider Champions it was an incredible back-to-back victory in a competition which they dominated from the start. Their win which followed the Junior Team Silver win earlier in the afternoon certainly highlighted at a global level the incredible talent that we have coming up through the youth ranks in Great Britain. Read more