PUB WALKS ON THE SOUTH DOWNS

CLEAR YOUR HEAD & BURN OFF SOME OF THOSE CHRISTMAS CALORIES! During the Christmas and New year break if you are looking for ways to clear your head and work off some of the excesses of the festive season why not take in the fresh air and picturesque countryside of the South...


2017 BBC SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR – Sunday 17th December 2017

The Echo Arena in Liverpool will host this year’s event in celebration of an outstanding year of British sport. Gary Lineker, Clare Balding and Gabby Logan will again present the show, which will be live on BBC One, the BBC Sport website and BBC Radio 5 live. In 2016...


RIBA HOUSE OF THE YEAR 2017 WINNER

CARING WOOD NR ULCOMBE IN KENT HAS BEEN AWARDED RIBA (ROYAL INSTITUTE OF BRITISH ARCHITECTS) GRAND DESIGNS HOUSE OF THE YEAR  201 7– AS THE BEST NEW HOUSE DESIGNED BY AN ARCHITECT IN THE UK Designed by James Macdonald Wright and Niall Maxwell, Caring Wood is inspired...


THE PONY CLUB – AWARDS GIVEN TO KENT PONY CLUB 2017

Here at EQUUS we are keen supporters of The Pony Club and we regularly sponsor regional event’s. The Pony Club is a great starting place for anyone with an interest in horses and riding, who wants to learn and have fun in a safe and caring environment. Their membership is...


OLYMPIA - THE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW 12TH -18TH DECEMBER 2017

For most of us in the horse world, Christmas hasn’t started until they’ve attended Olympia International Horse Show . This popular festive show takes place annually in the capital of the United Kingdom in late December and attendance is a pre-Christmas ritual for the...


RECIPE - BONFIRE NIGHT BIG BANGERS & BEANS

Sometimes the cook in the house never gets to enjoy the seasonal events as it’s always taken up with the preparation and then the cooking with little time to see friends and or family. I always therefore try and cook something that’s pre done a day or two in advance...


The FARM BUSINESS INNOVATION SHOW - NEC -Wed 8th -9th Nov 2017

STAYCATION - GLAMPING - Interested? You need to go to this if you have a property with land ! Attention all budding rural entrepreneurs – If you are keen to get ideas and advice on how to diversify the uses of your land don’t miss The Farm Business Innovation Show...


FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITIES with EQUUS PROPERTY – case study

In the late 1990’s before the advent of the likes of Rightmove, Prime Location and Zoopla appeared on the scene, Equus Property was launched by PR and Marketing Consultant Karen Hall and IT Consultant Alisdair Brown who decided to break with tradition and not open a high...


PRIX de l'Arc de Triomphe: Frankie Dettori breaks record

Even if you don’t follow the flat racing or never watched a race, you need to see this one! Apart from the fact Frankie Dettori is a brilliant rider, he’s broken another record and the race was a master class in how to get the most out of a horse. As for his filly &...


New rights to convert small INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS to HOUSING

New rights to convert small industrial buildings to housing to come into effect soon: A new permitted development right will come into effect on 1 October 2017, aimed at further increasing the supply of housing. The amendment to the General Permitted Development Order will...


Oliver Townend wins LAND ROVER BURGHLEY HORSE TRIALS

It was a British 1, 2, 3 at this year’s Land Rover   Burghley Horse Trials , with Oliver Townend  taking the coveted title riding Karyn Shuter, Angela Hislop and Val Ryan’s 10-year-old gelding Ballaghmor Class. Carrying immense pressure, having sat in pole...


BRITAIN WINS GOLD AND BRONZE AT EUROPEAN EVENTING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017

Spirits may have been down in the British eventing camp after our team finished fifth place in the Olympics in Rio last year, but a year later things are a bit different. Union Flags were hoisted as Team GB clinched the team gold medal in Strzegom, Poland at the European...


TIPS ON KEEPING YOUR HORSE COOL IN THE HEAT

The Summer heat can be dangerous for horses, resulting in dehydration, lethargy, and general malaise even in the UK where we have had some very hot days. Severe heat stress can even cause diarrhoea and colic among other things.  These are a few tips based on one of the...


EQUESTRIAN CALENDAR OF EVENTS JULY-DECEMBER 2017

Royal International Horse Show 25-30 July Showing/Showjumping Hickstead, West Sussex London Global Champions Tour 3-6 Aug Showjumping Royal Hospital Chelsea, London Festival of British Eventing 4-6 Aug Eventing Gatcombe, Glos British...


The Problems with JAPANESE KNOTWEED & Mortgages

ARTICLE WRITTEN BY MICHAEL ALDERWICK FROM  Invasive Vegetation Management & Treatment Ltd June 2017 Newsletter Mortgage applications have been refused by numerous lenders due to Japanese Knotweed infestations within the boundaries of the property. Invasive Vegetation...


BADMINTON HORSE TRIALS 2017 Wednesday 3rd – Sunday 7th May

The Team at Equus Property plan to join in ‘The annual ‘ Badminton Horse Trials Pilgrimage’ during the first week of May 2017 and head to the stunning Gloucestershire countryside alongside around  160,000 other likeminded equestrian enthusiasts expected to...


THE IDEAL HOME SHOW OLYMPIA March 24th – April 9th 2017

EQUUS HOME IMPROVEMENT TIPS ON MAKING YOUR COUNTRY HOME and or EQUESTRIAN PROPERTY MORE ATTRACTIVE TO BUYERS If you have an equestrian property with land and are thinking of visiting The Ideal Home Show taking place at Olympia in London from 24 th March - 9th April 2017 You may...


CRUFTS - 2017

Speak to one of our country and or equestrian property owners and  9 times out of 10 you will also be speaking to a dog owner,  our canine friends are very much part of living a country or equestrian lifestyle.   Large or small, scruffy or sleek we are a...


2017 SOUTH EAST HUNT POINT TO POINT FIXTURES

Some of the country and equestrian properties for sale with Equus, currently or historically, have been owned by professional and amateur jockeys, trainers / owners; Point To Point horse racing can sometimes be the gateway to greater accolades. Open to amateur horses and riders...


MUD GLORIOUS MUD!

If you own a country or equestrian property with land ‘MUD’ becomes part of the scenery during the winter months.  Whatever your ‘boots off’ house rules somehow ‘MUD’ always seems to find its way into your home! Be cleansed and don’...


THE RSPB BIG GARDEN BIRDWATCH 2017

As all of the equestrian and country properties for sale with Equus have around 1 acre or more, the numerous opportunities to go ‘wildlife spotting’ are literally on your own doorstep! This weekend in particular is a good time to do some bird spotting by joining in &...