Tag Archives: Timber Stables
Posted on17. Oct, 2014 by Julia Berrie.
The high level of activity and sales in London has resulted in an influx of City dwellers moving to the countryside into ‘lifestyle’ properties to realise their rural idyll, where they can keep horses, livestock, and chickens. Zoe Napier, specialists in property with land throughout Essex and Suffolk says: “There is no doubt that equestrian […]
Posted on06. Mar, 2014 by Julia Berrie.
If this winter has taken its toll on your yard, now is a great time to plan a stable yard that will keep operating throughout the toughest conditions. Scotts of Thrapston has come up with some essential pointers to consider in any new development. Location Initially, thought should be given to the prevailing wind, for example North […]
Posted on19. Mar, 2013 by Julia Berrie.
Scotts of Thrapston, the name synonymous with quality timber stables and equestrian buildings, is now becoming known for developing better skills in grassroot event riders through their Rider Development Programme, in partnership with Carlton Horse Trials. The 2013 selection panel included Nick Turner, Sara Tusting (Carlton’s Event Director) and Julia Berrie (Scotts Marketing Manager) who chose this […]
Posted on10. Feb, 2012 by Julia Berrie.
Though we may be on the road to spring, the nights are still chilly and the fields muddy and wet (if not a little snowy!). There’s nothing more comforting than knowing your horse is tucked in, but when he is stabled for hours at a time issues such as what bedding to use and how […]
Posted on08. Nov, 2011 by Julia Berrie.
Once again Scotts has teamed up with Veterinary Surgeons, Rossdales of Newmarket, this month offering you a thorough guide to stable bandaging. Bandaging the horse’s legs is beneficial in so many ways, from keeping the joints and muscles warm, to providing essential support after strain or injury. However, if applied incorrectly the bandage can be […]
Posted on11. Jul, 2011 by Julia Berrie.
Scotts of Thrapston is delighted to be offering two lucky winners the opportunity to join a Course Walk with Nick Turner at Carlton Horse Trials on Friday 29th July 2011 at 5.30pm. As title sponsors for the 2011 Carlton Horse Trials, Scotts of Thrapston is delighted to be offering this unique Course Walk opportunity with […]
Posted on30. Jun, 2011 by Julia Berrie.
It’s a myth that timber stables do not require planning because they are a ‘temporary structure’ – a myth that could involve a lot of unnecessary expense and trouble. Planning permission is essential when building commercial stables and also for the majority of private stables. At Scotts we appreciate surrounding countryside, architecture and sight lines […]
Posted on08. Feb, 2011 by Julia Berrie.
Are you looking to improve your event riding and would you jump at the chance to compete affiliated? Would you like to train with leading event coaches? Then look no further! Once again, Scotts of Thrapston, leading manufacturer of timber stables, is offering two riders the chance to win a place on their exclusive rider […]
Posted on10. Jan, 2011 by Julia Berrie.
Scotts of Thrapston, in partnership with Carlton Horse Trials, is offering TWO lucky riders a place on their RIDER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME being run for the second year. For full details of the programme and an application form, please visit: http://www.scottsofthrapston.co.uk/carlton/ Scotts is keen to get involved with local eventers, at grass roots level, to encourage […]
Posted on06. Jan, 2011 by Julia Berrie.
The current trend for home improvement rather than climbing the property ladder has seen many homeowners invest a significant amount of money into their homes, both for their own personal enjoyment and also as a means of adding value to what is usually an individual’s largest single investment. However, a common mistake is not seeking […]