Innovation Award Results
Winner: Equitector Riding Boots (J1.1) New Classic Long Riding Boots
Meet all the needs for anyone working/riding horses offering comfort,
safety & versatility.
Commended: Finest Brands International (F3.2) Toggi Apache Ladies
Very practical, lots of good features.
Winner: Thorowgood (F3.3) Griffin GB Saddle with Fish
Exceptional presentation and information. The judges thought that
the idea would be of great benefit to the horse's comfort and easy-to-follow
instructions for any average rider. Well thought out and realistically
Commended: Zebra Products (K2.1) Vespucci Bridle with Integrated
Beautifully presented and exceptional quality. A good idea with
much thought put into it.
Safety and Security
Winner: Equitag (J8.2) Equitag Equestrian Society
Innovative product with no comparable competitor. Adds value to
saddles and other tack and will help to discourage tack theft in
Commended: Horseware (E6.1) Cheeky Chums Safety Pack
Will make safety fun and is especially appealing to younger riders.
Winner: Grangers International (G4.1) NT Odour Eliminator Spray
Product is innovative- taking odour elimination further than other
products on the market. Tested on our own shoes and it worked very
Commended: Your Gift Horse.com (E1.2) Hairy Ponies- 'Paint your
Good to have something for children in the gift market- an area
that needs expanding. Good packaging and marketability.
Care & Equipment
Winner: Horseware Ireland (E6.1) Rambo Horse Walker Rug
This fills a major gap in the market and solves the problem of rubbed
shoulders while offering dual purpose indoor/outdoor use.
Commended: Brookwick Ward (D5.1) Oster Equine Grooming Range
Judges comments: "Why have we waited so long for these products!"
Great handles, good to grip and durable. Traditional products modernised
for the 21st century.
Winner: Quay Equestrian (F2.1) Daily Hoof Supplement and total hoof
Hoofcare is such an important issue. This concept is clear and convincing
and with informative accompanying literature.
Commended: Leverton (F4.2) Poultex
A well thought out concept offering poultice management in a bag.