February 09, 2016 at 4:53 PM

HOYS are delighted to welcome back Horseware as the official sponsors of the Bronze League Showjumping Championship at HOYS 2016.

Horseware are set to make a return to the prestigious equestrian event; Horse of the Year show (HOYS) in 2016.

Founded in Ireland in 1985 with the original Rambo rug, Horseware has become renowned for its iconic rug style and modern design. Previously sponsors of the 2002 Horseware Rambo Cup, which has held winners such as Robert Whitaker and Nick Skelton, HOYS and Horseware have a long preceding history. Today, Horseware is the global leader in equestrian products, with a growing range of innovative, practical and design-led products for horses, riders and pets.

Tom MacGuinness, Managing Director of Horseware said: “We are proud to partner with HOYS, and to sponsor a league and event whose standards of providing equestrian enthusiasts with exciting and high quality competition parallel with our own mission to provide our customers with the best quality products for their equestrian needs.”

HOYS are delighted to welcome back Horseware as sponsors of the Bronze League Showjumping Championship of HOYS 2016 in conjunction with British Showjumping. The Bronze league starts from 90cm and goes up to 1.10m with the Championships final being held in the prestigious main arena at HOYS. With 8 qualifiers taking place all over the country it gives an exciting opportunity for amateurs in the sport to compete at one of the most esteemed horse events in the world.

The Championship is the perfect match for the retailer with grassroots riders being a key segment of their target market as Tom MacGuinness, Managing Director of Horseware discusses: “We would not be the industry leader of equestrian products without our customers, many of whom are amateurs. The amateur equestrian market makes up the majority of the Horseware customer base, and we find it important to show our loyalty and support to our customers, just as they have for many years to Horseware.”

Maria Clayton, British Showjumping Head of Communications, added “Horseware are globally renowned as one of the most trusted producers of horse rugs and are known for their ongoing innovations and commitment to pushing boundaries within their chosen sector. It is great to have them aligning with the British Showjumping Bronze Leagues and Championship Final at Horse of the Year Show and we are delighted that they will be supporting our grass roots horses and riders at this level.” 

Richard Todd Show Director atGrandstand Media Ltd, and organiser of Horse of the Year Show, added: “It’s fantastic to welcome back Horseware. This year’s show is going to be a very special one and, in leading the way in the development of horse rugs and products for the grassroots market, Horseware are the ideal partner for the HOYS Bronze League Showjumping Championship.

The Bronze League Championship will be running on the Wednesday at HOYS in the Andrews Bowen International Arena.

Tickets for Horse of the Year Show 2016 are on sale now for what promises to be another exceptional event. For show information, visit www.hoys.co.uk or call 02476 858205



For more information on Horse of the Year Show 2016, or to request a selection of copyright free images, please contact:

Horse of the Year Show Press Office
Grandstand Media Ltd
Tel: 02476 858 205
Email: press@hoys.co.uk


For information about Horseware Ireland please contact:  

Horseware Ireland Press contact

Email: Jessie Smith at Jessie.smith@horseware.com 

Phone: +353 (42) 9389000



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