Tag Archives: Timber Stables

Has this winter taken its toll on your yard?

Has this winter taken its toll on your yard?

Posted on06. Mar, 2014 by .

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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 […]

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Two lucky riders gain a training boost for the 2013 season

Two lucky riders gain a training boost for the 2013 season

Posted on19. Mar, 2013 by .

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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 […]

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Early to bed, early to rise!

Early to bed, early to rise!

Posted on10. Feb, 2012 by .

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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 […]

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Stable bandaging

Posted on08. Nov, 2011 by .

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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 […]

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Two places available to win a Carlton Course Walk with Nick Turner

Two places available to win a Carlton Course Walk with Nick Turner

Posted on11. Jul, 2011 by .

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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 […]

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Planning permission for stable yards

Planning permission for stable yards

Posted on30. Jun, 2011 by .

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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 […]

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Riders set to jump at unique opportunity

Riders set to jump at unique opportunity

Posted on08. Feb, 2011 by .

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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 […]

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Return of the Rider Development Programme

Return of the Rider Development Programme

Posted on10. Jan, 2011 by .

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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 […]

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Timber Stables or American Barns?

Timber Stables or American Barns?

Posted on06. Jan, 2011 by .

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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 […]

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Battered and Bruised

Battered and Bruised

Posted on10. Dec, 2010 by .

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Apologies for the lack of blogging recently! I was hoping to entertain you over the coming six to nine months with tales of my eventing career and the progress I have made. However, the tale doesn’t really get off to the best of starts! My first riding lesson was a great success, well that is […]

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