Essentials for Running an Online Business

How to Run a Business Online: Steps to Follow

Essentials for Running an Online Business Experts have predicted a $4 Trillion increase in the e-commerce industry by the end of 2022. Internet and digital platforms have revolutionized the business and e-commerce industry, so now, even small business owners can run their businesses effectively, and even purchase existing businesses to add to their online empire with the help of something…

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Horseware Ireland appoint former Under-Armour EMEA Commercial Director

Horseware Ireland

Horseware Ireland appoint former Under-Armour EMEA Commercial Director Horseware Ireland has made two key senior management appointments from the branded sports apparel and financial services sectors as part of their plans to drive international growth. Former EMEA Commercial Director of Under Armour, Shane Meharg, has joined Horseware as Chief Commercial Officer; while Louis O’Neill, most recently head of EY’s M&A team…

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BETA Survey Lends Insight into Spending and Activity During COVID Pandemic

BETA Survey Results

BETA Survey Lends Insight into Spending and Activity During COVID Pandemic The findings of a new British Equestrian Trade Association (BETA) survey provide a fascinating snapshot of the UK’s equestrian sector in the wake of a global pandemic. The survey set out to measure the impact of Covid-19 on riding and equestrian spending habits. It took place in December 2020…

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Survey Paves Way for New COVID-19 Secure Guidance For Equestrian Establishments

Survey Paves Way for New COVID-19 Secure Guidance For Equestrian Establishments Secure guidance for equestrian establishments made available for all Key findings highlight the impact to mental health as a result of stress and concern for horse care Hot on the heels of a survey which highlighted UK horse owners’ key concerns during the current coronavirus pandemic, two of the…

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British Equestrian Announce Leadership Change

British Equestrian

British Equestrian Announce Leadership Change British Equestrian announce a new Chief Executive and Chairman British Equestrian (BEF) have announced Jim Eyre as new Chief Executive to lead the organisation, while Malcom Wharton has been formally appointed Chairman for a four year term. Jim Eyre joins equestrian sport from the elite world of rugby, where he spent over five years with…

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Finalists Revealed for 2021 BETA Business Awards

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Finalists Revealed for 2021 BETA Business Awards Finalists of the 2021 BETA Business Awards, leading B2B accolades recognising and rewarding the outstanding achievements of individuals and companies in the equestrian industry, have been announced. After an incredibly challenging year for us all, I am thrilled that the awards have been so positively received,” said BETA executive director Claire Williams. We…

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EquiToolz Launch COVID Risk Assessment Course for Equestrian Businesses

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EquiToolz Launch COVID Risk Assessment Course for Equestrian Businesses EquiToolz, the equine-specific online training provider, has launched a brand new course to help equestrian businesses with COVID Risk Assessments. Written by equestrian health and safety expert, Clare Gabriel, the course guides the learner through the process of creating a solid, legally compliant risk assessment. Step by step, the course helps…

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BETA International 2018 Lives up to Reputation

BETA International 2018 Lives up to Reputation BETA International 2018 certainly lived up to its reputation as the unmissable trade buying event as it welcomed 4,044 visitors* and almost 300 exhibitors from across the UK and overseas to the NEC, Birmingham from 21 to 23 January. The event flagged up some of the finest products and services on the market,…

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BEVA’s MumsVet introduces guidance resources for employers

MumsVet

BEVA’s MumsVet introduces guidance resources for employers MumsVet, the British Equine Veterinary Association’s (BEVA) online support platform for equine veterinary professionals juggling work and parenthood, has introduced important guidance resources for employers with pregnant staff. The BEVA Checklist for Employers with Pregnant Staff and the Risk Assessment form for New and Expectant Mothers are available as downloads for all working…

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NEW Meadow Office Services to Cover Equestrian Bookkeeping and Office Requirements

Meadow Office Services

NEW Meadow Office Services to Cover Equestrian Bookkeeping and Office Requirements Meadow Office Services are thrilled to announce their official launch. The business, which has been created by Caroline Gudgeon, aims to help the equestrian business owner with all aspects of office work including bookkeeping, payroll, admin and diary planning. Bookkeeping language and regulations are synonymous across every industry however…

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New Recruit for SPILLERS Sales Team

Carrie Newman is the latest addition to the SPILLERS® National Sales Team

New Recruit for SPILLERS Sales Team Carrie Newman is the latest addition to the SPILLERS® National Sales Team. She has been appointed Regional Sales Manager (North), to provide sales support for the SPILLERS range of fibres, balancers, leisure, competition and racing feeds.  Carrie spent two years working for Carr & Day & Martin, firstly as Equine Business Advisor and then as Technical…

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5 Good Reasons to List a business in an Equestrian Business Directory

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5 Good Reasons to List a business in an Equestrian Business Directory Equestrian business? Work towards a better marketing plan today by listing in an equestrian business directory As the world of digital advertising ever expands, the need to be seen online continues to increase on a daily basis. Brand awareness online (learn more on Qualtrics) is now more important…

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SPILLERS Appoints New Regional Sales Manager

Amy Rogers appointed as Regional Sales Manager for the Spillers, South West

SPILLERS Appoints New Regional Sales Manager SPILLERS has appointed Amy Rogers as Regional Sales Manager for the South West. She joins a specialist team of ten people who provide sales support around the UK for the SPILLERS® range of more than 30 horse feeds. Amy holds an Equine Science degree from Hartpury College. She has spent the past three years working for Mole…

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Laurence Pearman Awarded Fellowship of the Society of Master Saddlers

Fellowship for Laurence Pearman

Laurence Pearman Awarded Fellowship of the Society of Master Saddlers Fellowship for Laurence Pearman This year’s Society of Master Saddlers’ National Saddlery Competition saw a prestigious Fellowship awarded to one of the leading figures in the industry. Held at Saddlers’ Hall in London and supported by The Worshipful Company of Saddlers, the event provided the ideal occasion to present Laurence Pearman…

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And they’re in! Trilanco relocation complete

Trilanco

And they’re in! Trilanco relocation complete Trilanco Ltd is delighted to announce that the relocation from Bracewell Avenue to the new purpose built warehouse and office complex at the Mill Farm Sports Village near Preston has been completed. The big move started during the Christmas break, when all the stock was moved from Poulton-le-Fylde to the new base, which is…

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BETA Internaional Shone Bright for 2017

Alastair Stewart Talking Business at BETA International 2017

BETA Internaional Shone Bright for 2017 BETA International retained its rock-solid reputation as the world’s leading trade exhibition for equestrian, country clothing, outdoor and pet products when it opened its doors at the NEC, Birmingham, from 22 to 24 January. This ultimate business and trade buying experience showcased some of the finest products and services available today, with many items unveiled…

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Anna Pyrah returns to the Pure Feed Company in senior role

Anna Pyrah returns to the Pure Feed Company in senior role Anna Pyrah returns to The Pure Feed Company as Sales Director from early February.  On leaving University where Anna graduated with a BSc she joined The Pure Feed Company learning her craft for four years before moving to join the sales team at Dodson and Horrell. Anna now returns…

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Throstlenest Saddlery Enjoys Growing Online Success

Throstlenest Saddlery Enjoys Growing Online Success

Throstlenest Saddlery Enjoys Growing Online Success ONLINE SALES HELP FAMILY-RUN SADDLERY BECOME A RUNAWAY SUCCESS The owners Throstlenest Saddlery, a saddlery and equestrian shop just outside Barnsley, have seen their business grow thanks to a recent surge in online sales. Husband-and-wife team David and Jayne Baxter, who run Throstlenest Saddlery at Silkstone Common, say that investment in the website has…

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Alastair Stewart Returns to BETA International

Alastair Stewart Talking Business

Alastair Stewart Returns to BETA International ITV newscaster Alastair Stewart is to return to BETA International, where he will host the 2017 trade fair’s Talking Business feature – an exciting industry debate where the very latest hot topics take centre stage. “I am delighted to be taking part once again in this premier event for our industry,” he said. “Intelligent…

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Trilanco Wholesale Expand to Help Support Continued Growth

Trilanco

Trilanco Wholesale Expand to Help Support Continued Growth Trilanco wholesale has recently recruited twelve new team members to help support continuing growth. The UK’s leading animal health and equine products wholesaler has employed eight new people in the warehouse, one new credit controller in accounts, two new customer service staff in sales and a new graphic designer in the marketing…

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Success for Black Country Saddles at Rolex Kentucky

Black Country Saddles Left to right – John Hartley, leading event rider Jessica Schultz and Rob Cullen on the stand at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day-Event.

Success for Black Country Saddles at Rolex Kentucky Hugely Successful Rolex Kentucky for Black Country Saddles Team Partners Rob Cullen and John Hartley have just returned from an absolutely fantastic trip to this year’s Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event having been joined and supported by a very strong team of highly qualified BCS Dealers from all over the United States. John…

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BETA International 2017 Charities Confirmed

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BETA International 2017 Charities Confirmed BETA International 2017 Charities announced as Riding for the Disabled Association and HorseBack UK BETA International has named two chosen charities for its 2017 show – Riding for the Disabled Association, which is dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities through the provision of horse riding and carriage driving, and HorseBack UK, an…

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TopSpec Appoint New Business Development Managers

TopSpec

TopSpec Appoint New Business Development Managers TopSpec has welcomed two new Business Development Managers to its team with the appointment of Jessica Burbage and Sarah McAndrew. Jessica will cover the South and Sarah the West Midlands. Their roles are dedicated to supporting retailers, wholesalers, vets and horse-owners in the region. Jessica Burbage Jessica has previously worked for an agricultural and…

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