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Laura Renwick July/August successes

Aug 25th, 2016 - By Hannah Dyball in Events

It’s been another eventful (and successful!) month for sponsored rider, Laura Renwick, who has recently competed at Dinard 5*, Valkenswaard GCT 5* and Millstreet 3* where she came out on top with a number of wins and personal triumphs. For the second consecutive year, Laura and Rembrandt Blue won the Prix Tropicana Jumping Derby at Jumping In...

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A little bit about VioVet on our 10th birthday...

Aug 19th, 2016 - By Hannah Dyball in Events

From humble beginnings in a garden shed to one of the UK’s largest and most trusted online pet retailers, VioVet has come a long way in the last decade. When it was first founded in 2006 by Luke Cousins, the then 16-year-old of a successful St. Albans-based vet and vet nurse, little did anyone know what VioVet would go on to achieve. It began...

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Laura Renwick June/July successes

Jul 27th, 2016 - By Hannah Dyball in Events

From Monaco and Paris, to Estoril and the Great Yorkshire Show, Laura has had a busy few weeks competing. She’s also achieved great things along the way, including winning the Cock O’ The North Grand Prix in a thrilling six-horse decider at the Great Yorkshire Show. At the end of June, Laura came 13th riding Bintang at the Monte Carlo G...

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Fascinating facts about Badminton Horse Trials

May 5th, 2016 - By Hannah Dyball in Events

For the 67th year in its history, the greatly anticipated Badminton Horse Trials is underway – one of the most challenging and exciting equestrian events of the calendar. This three-day event guarantees horses and riders one of their toughest trials, and promises the 150,000+ spectators that flock to the venue every year a wonderful display o...

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A short history of Hickstead, the All-England Jumping Course

Jul 23rd, 2015 - By Hannah Dyball in Events

Ever since first opening its doors in 1960, Hickstead has held a special place in the hearts of equestrians and spectators across the globe, drawing excited crowds year-on-year and satisfying their appetite for occasion. The first permanent ground for equestrian sport, Hickstead is now thought of as the home of British show jumping and also carries...

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National 'Bring your Dog to Work' Day

Jun 25th, 2015 - By Hannah Dyball in Events

Here Barking Heads give us an insight into the intriguing world of office dogs and ask you to be a part of the 'Waggy Revolution' tomorrow. It is National 'Bring Your Dog to Work' Day this Friday 26th June, and the pack at Barking Heads pet food have surveyed 1,000 dog owners, with results revealing that 1 in 4 take their dogs to work with them. Wh...

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Hickstead + VioVet + Equitop Myoplast promises to be an excellent combination! Image

Hickstead + VioVet + Equitop Myoplast promises to be an excellent combination!

Jun 16th, 2015 - By Verity Beaton in Events

Hickstead showground is a premier, family-run equestrian venue first opened in 1960 by Douglass Bunn. On the 24th - 28th June 2015 the iconic Hickstead Derby Meeting is held. It is one of the most notable showjumping competitions in the world, with famous riders travelling from all over to take part. Horses competing at Hickstead will have had mont...

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VioPoints Rewards Scheme

May 13th, 2015 - By Hannah Dyball in Events

VioVet are excited to announce our new ‘VioPoints’ Rewards Scheme to give back to our loyal customers. We have outlined the basic information just below, which should hopefully introduce the scheme to you and explain how it’s going to work. What is the VioPoints Rewards Scheme? The VioPoints Rewards Scheme is a new initiative to...

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Eventing Live in the Sunshine - Barocca D'alva 2015.

Apr 1st, 2015 - By Verity Beaton in Events

VioVet Supported Rider Catriona Kerruish updates us on her adventures eventing in the sunshine - Barocca D'alva 2015! Well, we made it to Portugal and what an amazing trip it was!!! We set off early Friday morning for our 4 day drive to Portugal. Things didn't quite go to plan on day one, but needless to say with some awesome map reading from super...

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A short history of Olympia, the London International Horse Show

Dec 18th, 2014 - By Hannah Dyball in Events

As the majority of horse lovers will already know, this week sees the open and close of the world-renowned London International Horse Show, better known as ‘Olympia.’ Hosted at the capital’s historic venue, Olympia International Horse Show is now in its 107th year and continues to deliver top-class equestrian sport and entertainme...

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