Sponsors 2017

We are eternally grateful to the support that our sponsors have provided throughout Rockingham International Horse Trials early years. Sponsorship provides an opportunity for the sponsor to promote not only their business and the service they offer but also a chance to meet and entertain clients or perhaps thank members of staff. Whatever the motivation a first class day out with friends or clients, excellent hospitality in a beautiful setting with great sport is offered, one could hardly ask for more.
With best wishes
James Saunders Watson & Lizzie Saunders Watson

For information on sponsorship opportunities please contact Andrew Norman on 01536 770240 or email horsetrials@rockinghamcastle.com. Alternatively you can download the latest copy of our sponsorship pack here: Sponsorship Proposal v10

Principal Sponsor

King West Chartered Surveyors are proud to announce that they are returning as the Principal sponsor of Rockingham International Horse Trials. King West are independent Chartered Surveyors, Land Agents, Estate Agents, Commerical Agents, Town Planners and Development Consultants in the East Midlands. For more information please use the contact information below and be sure to visit the King West Stand at the event!

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Email: mkt.harborough@kingwest.co.uk

Telephone: 01858 435970

Main Sponsors

Sturgess Motor Group are delighted to continue to be involved with Rockingham Castle International Horse Trials. On display will be a selection of the latest cars from Jaguar and Land Rover including the latest Range Rover and the stunning,  Jaguar F-Type. Along with these stunning cars will be some outstanding 4 x 4 vehicles from Hyundai, Suzuki and the recently launched XC90.

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Email: email@sturgesscars.co.uk

Telephone: 0116 416 1082

Met Zurich LLP is an FCA regulated London based financial boutique specialising in the arrangement of Real Estate Finance. The firm is comprised of legacy investment bankers with specialist skills in capital raising, structuring and property with long established relationships amongst global institutional investors and lenders. Our clients and relationships encompass Insurance Companies, Hedge Funds, Specialist Lenders, Pension Funds, Investment & Asset Managers, Family Offices and Private Equity firms. We provide development finance, term debt (5 to 20 years), bridge & Mezzanine finance to potential borrowers in both the residential and commercial sectors.

Telephone: 0203 463 4969

Email: enquiry@metzurich.com

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TruckEast offers MOT, service, maintenance and bodywork repairs for all-makes HGVs and LGVs including horse boxes and trailers. With 12 Dealer Points across the Eastern counties, we’re never too far away and with our state of the art recovery fleet, you’ll be back on the road in no time.

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Oakham Veterinary Hospital is one of the UK’s leading Equine Hospitals and provides veterinary services throughout the East Midlands. Our aim is to provide consistently excellent standard of care to our patients and to offer clients a professional and friendly service they can trust. Oakham Veterinary Hospital is fully approved as a tier three RCVS equine hospital which ensures the highest level of facilities, equipment, staff and service is guaranteed.

We are a referral centre both for our own clients and to practices in the area and as such are able to undertake all investigation, treatments and surgery to the highest standard. Our ambulatory team are all experienced equine vets and can provide a wide range of routine services are your premises. These include vaccinations, dental, pre-purchase examinations, routine health checks, lameness evaluations, import/export testing and reproduction work.

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Email: info@oakhamvethospital.co.uk

Telephone: 01572 722647

Robert Loomes & Co are extraordinary British Watch makers making elegant mechanical watches where every component is manufactured in Britain by English Watchmakers. Each Watch is a limited edition of 100 numbered pieces.

Robert Loomes & Co are immensely proud to offer extraordinary English wristwatches, entirely designed and made in Stamford

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Telephone: 01780 481219

Email: robertloomes@googlemail.com

Applewood Vehicle Finance are proud to be sponsoring the Rockingham Fence.

For almost 30 years we have been funding vehicles for both business and private customers across the UK. We are a reliable partner and know the vehicle leasing industry inside out, ensuring you get the right vehicle funded in the right way for you.

Located in Rutland and Cambridgeshire, please contact us at the below details

Telephone – 01572 723443

Email info@applewoodfinance.co.uk

Website – www.applewoodfinance.co.uk

At Land Rover Experience East of England 4 x 4 Driving Centre based at Rockingham Castle, we offer individuals, families, groups and businesses a unique and exciting way to learn the skills necessary to tackle some of the most challenging off road terrain and introduce you to the exciting world of off road driving. Are you ready to  take on the Land Rover Experience Challenge?

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Email: info@lre5.co.uk

Telephone: 0844 84 844 63

Euromec are delighted to be part of Rockingham International Horse Trials. As part of the sponsorship for the event you will see our Kubota RTV’s being used by Event officials across the site. Make sure you visit our Stand where we will bed showing all Kubota, STIGA and mountfield ground care products.

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Email: hannah@euromec.co.uk

Telephone: 01858 434011

Sundown Products Ltd, local manufactures of premium horse bedding are delighted to be sponsoring the stable fence at this years Rockingham International Horse Trials, together with providing bedding for stables at the event. Sundown produce a range of top quality equine bedding products including purpose made shavings, chopped and de-dusted straw/shavings mix treated with eucalyptus and highly absorbent bedding made from the oil seed rape plant. For over a decade Sundown have been delivering direct to racing yards, eventers, polo players and livery yards country wide

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Email: info@sundownproducts.co.uk

Telephone: 01480 860745

Watling JCB, based in Leicestershire, is one of the largest JCB franchises in the world. Selling the full range of JCB construction, agricultural and industrial machines the company has enjoyed exceptional growth and is look forward to celebrating is 40th year in business in 2016. With a team of 234 people across depots in Leicester, Peterborough, Wymondham, Kidlington and Leighton Buzzard the business prides itself on aftercare and excellent customer service. With a long tradition of supporting community sporting events Watling JCB is proud to sponsor Rockingham International Horse Trials

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Telephone: 0116 286 3621

Over 200 years of legal services to Northamptonshire and beyond, with offices in Kettering and Corby, Lamb and Holmes with its links over five generations of the Lamb family have helped and guided local businesses and private clients, offering a broad range of legal services and specialist legal advice of the highest quality.

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Email: enquiries@lamb-holmes.co.uk

Telephone: 01536 513195

Spirit Hyundai Corby family owned and run, opened July 2015 and sister site to our showroom in Northampton.

Established for over 25 years Spirit has achieved this through strong customer loyalty and great automotive brands.

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No pressure sales environment, great deals and an unparalleled focus on Aftersales service levels.


Berrys are Chartered Surveyors and Valuers, Property and Business Consultants and Chartered Town Planners with offices across Northamptonshire, Shropshire, Cheshire and Herefordshire.

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Email: kettering@berrys.uk.com

Harrison Insurance Services are specialists in providing insurance solutions for the rural community. We are independent, sourcing policies that deliver comprehensive and competitive cover for your estate, farm, home, land, motor vehicle or business.

Find out how R K Harrison can help you.

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Telephone: Sara Mitchell 07930 830591

Rothera Sharp offer a dedicated, pro-active legal service to both businesses and individuals across the East Midlands and beyond. With a network of eight offices across Nottingham we have been providing high-quality legal advice for close to 200 years. We pride ourselves on the level of expertise available and the personal service we deliver to our clients, creating long-lasting relationships built on trust.

Our aim is simple – to bring you straight-talking legal advice that brings the best outcome for you. We are open and honest about costs and pay careful consideration to both the solutions you need and the financial implications you face.

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Email: enquiries@rotherasharp.co.uk

Telephone: 0800 0886343

Do you want to improve your sewing and learn how to make things? Make it and Go hold classes in local village halls near you, with qualified teachers allowing you to produce items to give as presents or to use at home. Classes cover all the from skilled to beginners in groups of 6 or mote. Parties can also be arranged and tailored to suit your requirements.

Telephone: 07582 258873

Email: makeitandgo@gmail.com

Are you or your horse stressed, have aches and pains or need relaxing? Natures Therapy uses holistic noninvasive techniques to help your horse and you relax, improve attitude and become less stressed. Techniques include: Hands on Crystal therapy, Crystal Release, Palm Stone massage and Herbal Treatments.

Telephone: 07582 258873

Email: naturestherapy3@gmail.com

After 18 successful years thanks to the support and loyalty of our customers and business associates, Amanet continue to provide technology solutions, support and service for business, schools and home users.

Services have expanded to include IT Consultancy & support, small business networks and servers, WiFi solutions, networking & broadband, PC & Mac sales, repairs and maintenance, internet services & web design and Home automation solutions including lighting and heating control as well as whole house audio visual, security and a lot more.

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Email: info@amanet.co.uk

Telephone: 01572 770653

MG Electrical is a family business that has been trading since 1994, we were Domestic Installers for 4 years prior to becoming fully approved contractors under the NICEIC banner. This qualifies us to carry out all electrical work in Domestic, Commercial and Industrial premises.

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Email: melgarner@mgelectrical.com

Telephone: 01536 761919 or 07590 046230

D&D Marquee Hire were established in 1992 D&D Marquee Hire are a family run business centrally based in Northampton, Northamptonshire, offering marquee hire and event management services in Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, London, the home counties, Birmingham and the midland area.

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Email: ddmarqueehire@aol.com

Telephone: 01604 821460

Corby Town Shopping & Willow place are delighted to be a sponsor of the Rockingham International Horse Trials. Corby town centre is home to probably the best retail and leisure offer in North Northamptonshire, home to over 150 shops, bars and restaurants, a new cinema and international pool – we hope to see you soon!

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Telephone: 01536 200073

Email: info@willowplace.co.uk

The Shire Horse Society has its home in a new prestigious head office here at Rockingham Castle. The Society is proud to be associated with the Castle and the staff look forward to supporting the Horse Trials and future events at the Castle. Formed in 1878 to improve and promote the Shire Horse breed the Society works tirelessly in raising awareness of the horse that put the Great into Britain, the Shire. For more information on how you may be able to help preserve the Shire Horse breed.

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Email: info@shire-horse.org.uk

Telephone: 01536 771611

A fantastic weekend of music offering a line up packed full of artists from across the decades, and all set in the picturesque grounds of Rockingham Castle.  Flashpoint is the “must go to” festival of 2017!  Day tickets are available but if you really want to go for it then why not take advantage of the camping option… that way you won’t miss a minute!

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Telephone: 0845 075 6101

Electric Corby is a Community Interest Company formed in part to attract world leaders in clean engineering and technology to Corby by becoming the UK’s practical, community scale test centre for energy efficient living, working and travelling. Aiming to generate new employment opportunities with a low carbon, low energy focus to match the high levels of population growth in the area, Electric Corby will help the town become one of the most environmentally and economically sustainable areas in the UK.

Community Interest Companies (CIC’s) are limited companies, with special additional features, created to conduct a business or other activity for community benefit.

Website: Visit the Site

Email: Info@electriccorby.co.uk

Telephone: 01536 560222

Schoffel Wear is the fabric of the countryside. With over two hundred years of experience and a heritage that spans seven generations, Schoffel is built on a foundation of uncompromising quality, innovation, technology and a passion for being the best. The result is a range of specialist and stylish clothing designed for the country.

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Telephone: 01572 770900

Email: info@schoffel.co.uk

Kemsley & Company is a niche firm of corporate and commercial solicitors, advising small to medium size businesses on a range of business matters. All of our highly experienced solicitors have trained with London firms. We aim to provide high calibre advice at reasonable prices.

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Email: ckp@kemsleylaw.co.uk

Telephone: 01858 525631

Welland Valley Feeds stock a large range of equestrian products for both horse and rider, open 7 days a week, licences to sell horse wormers. Stock country clothing and footwear. Free Monthly Newsletter. Free local deliveries with 15 mile radius of store. Situated on Rockingham Road, Market Harborough, LE16 7QE

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Telephone: 01858 461463

The Noble Outfitters range is designed to help you live the life you ride. Our equestrian clothing and equipment give you quality, innovation and durability at prices that will make make you smile. Our technical clothing from base layers, to waterproof and breathable outerwear works to keep you warm and dry whilst riding and on the yard. Noble Outfitters’ MUDS boots are engineered with a completely unique design, inside and out, to keep you ultra-comfortable and 100% dry – great for walking the course! Try our innovative, customisable Wave Fork, with a 5 year guarantee. Designed to take the strain out of mucking out and yard work, the tines are pliable yet super-strong to carry heavy loads, plus you can choose the colour to match your equestrian gear.

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Phone: 01572 772476


Harkers Barkers Dog Boarding Kennels is a small family run business, situated in beautiful country side on our farm in Little Oakley (halfway between Kettering and Corby 4300). All dogs are walked twice daily and food and bedding is provided as is 24 hour veterinary access and CCTV.

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Email: harkersbarkers@btconnect.com

Telephone: 01536 742293 (option 2)

Voltaire Design is a high end French saddle maker manufacturing beautiful and luxurious handmade saddles for sports horses and the discerning rider. Voltaire Design combine innovation, style and the finest traditional methods and materials to produce beautiful saddles for optimal performance in Dressage, Show Jumping, Eventing, Showing and for those who ride purely for pleasure.

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Telephone: 07717 507560

Celebrating 30 years of success, locally bases Corporate Architecture Ltd is an award winning  Chartered Architects practice. We thrive on working on a variety of projects from small domestic extensions to multi-million pound developments throughout the UK and abroad. From design through to completion we work in partnership with our clients – taking their ideals and aspirations and turning them into reality.

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Telephone: 01858 467467

Email: office@corporatearchitecture.co.uk

Moulton College is very proud to support Rockingham International Horse Trials, and many of you will have ridden at events and used the outstanding Equine therapy facilities. Equine Students at Moulton College study all aspects of the sector from Apprenticeships to Degree level, and some are here supporting the event.

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Email: enquiries@moulton.ac.uk

Telephone: 01604 491131

Barnsdale Lodge Hotel is positioned on the North Shore of Rutland Water in the heart of the beautiful, unspoilt county of Rutland. It is the ideal venture for parties, weddings and corporate events. There is also a restaurant which is open to non-residents serving morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.

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Telephone: 01572 724678

Email: reception@barnsdalelodge.co.uk

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