Carr & Day & Martin News

Storing Your Tack Over Winter

If you plan to give your horse the winter off then it’s this time of year that you’ll need to start thinking about how and where you’ll store your tack. Your tack is an investment and therefore making sure it’s looked after properly even when it’s not in use will save you time and money…

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Managing Your Horse’s Winter Coat: A Clipping Guide

As the days get shorter, less daylight reaches the horses’ retina and this starts to stimulate the horse’s coat to grow thicker. The thicker winter coat helps to keep the horse’s skin dry and protected from water and dirt, helping to keep the horse warm during the colder winter months. For horses that are kept…

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Mr Beanz Update

This is far more than a picture of a horse jumping! My dear Mr Beanz (show name Fred the Gambler), suffered one of the most severe cases of laminitis on record & euthanasia was prescribed many months ago. The successful healing process was completely due to the careful skill of my clever farrier Conny Sullivan…

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Hoof Care in Wet Weather

As the weather starts to turn wetter, fields inevitably become muddy and waterlogged. As horse owners we immediately start to think about making sure our horse is warm and dry, Winter skin conditions are kept at bay and that feed is altered according to Winter workload. Altering your hoof care routine however can often be…

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From Limping To Leaping: Mr Beanz’s Story

Lin Conwell first noticed that something wasn’t right when her young gelding, Mr Beanz, didn’t come over to greet her at the gate of his field. As she got closer to him she realised he was swaying slightly and almost looked drunk; Lin’s first thought was that he’d eaten something poisonous however her vet advised…

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Celebrating 250 Years of Excellence

Founded in 1765, we are believed to be the UK’s oldest company involved in the manufacture of horse care products. Having held a Royal Warrant since the reign of King George IV, we still hold it to this day for the supply of quality saddlery care products to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Do you…

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Equimist 360 – Launched and already Loved in Sweden!

In April 2015 our Swedish distributor, Santa Cruz of Scandinavia, received their first delivery of our new Equimist 360 spray bottles. Santa Cruz did an excellent job of launching the new range at the famous Swedish Trade fair “Hästsportmässan”. Since then, their top Swedish retailers have been enjoying stocking the range. Santa Cruz are happy…

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Ladies lead the way in Novice Driver Class

Carr & Day & Martin were proud to support the Novice Heavy Horse Driving Class for the second year running, at the Nottinghamshire County Show (09th and 10th May). The class was introduced by the show to encourage new drivers to compete and this year featured an all woman line-up of drivers. The class was…

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Equimist 360 wins again at Nordpferd, Germany

We are very happy to announce that Equimist 360 has done it again, winning another Innovation Award! This time at Nordpferd (Northern Horse) Show in Germany. The innovative spray technology and special trigger head wowed the judges to take the coveted ’10 Year Anniversary Innovation Prize’. The show that runs for three days in Neumünster, attracts thousands of visitors from…

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