Sponsors 2018

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 the Horse Trials Office on 01536 770240 or email horsetrials@rockinghamcastle.com.

Title Sponsor

Fairfax & Favor Logo

Founders Felix Favor Parker and Marcus Fairfax Fountaine are shaking up the luxury footwear market by creating authentic products through their commitment to innovation in craftsmanship and design. Influenced by the founders’ love of British style, the line of footwear and accessories has been designed as an aspirational investment rather than a transient fashion piece. The Fairfax & Favor collections comprise of leather and suede boots, loafers, classic Chelsea boots and accessories in an array of colourways, all beautifully hand-crafted using the finest quality materials.

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Email: info@fairfaxandfavor.com

Telephone: 01760 338199

Main Sponsors

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.

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Email: robertloomes@googlemail.com

Telephone: 01780 481319



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 a 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

Celebrating 30 years of success, locally based 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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Email: office@corporatearchitecture.co.uk

Telephone: 01858 467476

Norbrook Laboratories Ltd is a leading global provider of veterinary pharmaceuticals dedicated to enhancing the health of farm, equine and companion animals. Established in 1969 in Northern Ireland, Norbrook is one of the largest privately owned veterinary pharmaceutical manufacturers in the world.

Come and speak to Norbrook on the cross country course during the Rockingham Horse Trials about Ulcer Awareness and worming your horse, rest your legs and get a cup of tea.

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Telephone: 01536 741147

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: 08448 484463

Britain’s Best Surprise is Northamptonshire’s new destination website and official tourism campaign. The team provides comprehensive visitor and events information to the county’s 20 million visitors annually. Notably home to the ‘Best Statelys’ in the country, Northamptonshire is also fortunate in having some of the country’s most interesting churches. Visit our website for details of the county’s 100 best churches, open for longer and more often in 2018.

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Gatecare are one of the leading specialists in Solar Operated gate openers.

Whether you want to increase the security of your property or would like the ease of automation for your gates, we offer our customers a complete range of quality gate automation products. We also have a great range of custom-made metal gates that can be tailored to your requirements.

Our bespoke service offers a wide variety of automation for sliding, swing and barrier gates, for mains and solar power and by understanding your individual needs our team can tailor our service to your requirements, taking into account your property and budget. Our focus has always been on helping our customers save time and money!

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Email: sales@gatecare.co.uk

Telephone: 01536 266211

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 be showing all Kubota, STIGA, and outfield ground care products.

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Email: enquiries@euromec.co.uk

Telephone: 01858 434011

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

Telephone: 01536 412464

TruckEast offers MOT, service, maintenance and bodywork repairs for all makes of HGV and LGV 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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Spirit Hyundai Corby family owned and run, opened July 2015 and sister site to our showroom in Northampton.

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

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

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Sundown Products Ltd, local manufacturers 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 countrywide.

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Email: info@sundownproducts.co.uk

Telephone: 01480 860745

Lamb & Holmes Solicitors is one of Northamptonshire’s oldest Law Firms, providing legal services to both private and commercial clients throughout the Northamptonshire area and beyond from our offices in either Kettering or Corby. Working closely with each client, our experienced legal advisors offer a cost-effective, high standard of service.

Each client will have their own specialist legal advisor, who will fully understand the requirements of both the client and if applicable their business too, whilst supporting and offering leading legal advice and in-depth knowledge on a range of complex legal matters.

As a local firm, Lamb & Holmes are proud to sponsor the Rockingham International Horse Trials and to be part of this exciting event, which remains a firm favourite in the calendars of many event riders and horse enthusiasts.

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Email: enquiries@lamb-holmes.co.uk

Telephone: 01536 513195

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 exception growth, celebrating its 42nd year in business in 2018. 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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Email: sales@watling-jcb.com

Telephone: 0116 2863621

Barratt Homes is part of the Barratt Developments PLC – a FTSE 100 company. Barratt Group sold 17, 395 homes in the year to June 2017, making it the biggest house builder by volume in Britain, as well as the only house builder to have been awarded a maximum 5 star rating for the ninth consecutive year in 2018’s Home Builders Federation Customer Satisfaction Survey.

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Telephone: 01604 664500 or 0844 5566166

King West are independent Chartered Surveyors, Land Agents, Estate Agents, Commercial 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 during the event!

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Email: enquiries@kingwest.co.uk

Telephone: 01858 435970

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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Email: info@schoffel.co.uk 

Telephone: 01572 772480


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

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

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

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

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

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Telephone: 01858 461463

Welland Vale Garden Inspirations is located on the outskirts of Uppingham, Rutland. Our family-run Garden Centre offers an extensive range of quality homegrown plants, shrubs, climbers, perennials, herbaceous, furniture and water features, pots to statues from bird baths to stone benches, inspirational displays and giftware.

Including our charming Orchard Cafe. Offering breakfast, lunch, Sunday roast and afternoon tea in a warm, cosy, friendly environment. Open 7 days a week.

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Email: retail@wellandvale.co.uk

or theorchard@wellandvale.co.uk

Telephone: 01572 822729

Quilter Cheviot is one of the UK’s leading private client focused investment managers with offices across the UK as well as Jersey and Dublin. Quilter Cheviot Leicester has 6 investment managers who are all qualified to QCF level 6 and are able to use their extensive skills and experience to create the best possible investment solutions for our clients, creating strong and long-lasting relationships.

Alongside the personal service we offer our clients, we’re proud of our active work within the local community. Find out more about investing with us by contacting us below or alternatively, please contact your usual financial advisor.

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Email: tim.horrocks@quiltercheviot.com

Telephone: 0116 249 3000

Commercials is a local company with a national reach, we repair all types of vehicles and trailers from small to large, including horseboxes and commercial vehicles, with over 20 years of experience and irtec approval.

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Email: marcusboucher@btinternet.com

Telephone: 07973 491514 or 01536 765622

Saffery Champness is a firm of chartered accountants that advises landed estates, wealthy individuals and their families, as well as not-for-profit organisations and owner-managed businesses.

Advising over 1,000 rural businesses, we provide practical solutions to the complex issues facing the owners of land and property, family trusts and companies.

For private clients, we advise on tax planning, the structuring of business and property ownership, and the most tax-efficient means of passing on wealth to future generations.

To find out how we might work with you, contact Tim Gregory:

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Email: tim.gregory@saffery.com

Telephone: 02078 414184

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

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)

Smiths Fire – Professionals in Fire Protection.

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Email: enquiries@smithsfire.com

Telephone: 01536 484846

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

D&D Marquee Hire were established in 1992 and 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 Midlands area.

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Email: ddmarqueehire@aol.com

Telephone: 01604 821460

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.

Email: naturestherapy3@gmail.com

Telephone: 07582 258873

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

P. J. Hutchinson & Son Ltd 

Voltaire Design is a high-end French saddle maker, manufacturing beautiful and luxurious handmade saddles for sports horses and the discerning rider. Voltaire Design combines 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