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Hiho Silver designs two new bangles in collaboration with Mojo

Hiho Silver has recently created two new sterling silver bangles with Mojo, which incorporate the brand’s Mojo disks into the design. These two new bracelets sold out so quickly that it’s only in the last few weeks there have been enough to put online!

09-Jan-2019

Creating a Website 101

Creating a Website 101

We get a few queries every now and again asking about what’s involved in setting up a new website, so I thought I’d answer some of the most common questions you’ve asked!

04-Dec-2018

7 Top Tips To Help Improve Your SEO Without Paying For It

7 Top Tips To Help Improve Your SEO Without Paying For It

SEO (or search engine optimisation) is one of the hottest digital topics, with more and more site owners investing in the field. The reason search engine visibility is so important is reflected in the term itself: SEO gets your website seen.

19-Nov-2018

Why do I need a website?

Why do I need a website?

Everything is available at the touch of button these days, the internet is at our fingertips wherever and whenever. The internet allows people to reach a worldwide audience and allows you to find things worldwide without too much effort. More and more people have moved to purchasing and hiring things online and maybe you should be taking advantage of that.

06-Nov-2018

COUNTRY PURSUITS

COUNTRY PURSUITS

Add a touch of animal magic to your home and wardrobe this season with these gorgeous items celebrating country life from award-winning interior design, furnishings and gifts boutique, La Di Da Interiors:

01-Sep-2018

KEEP YOUR COOL!

KEEP YOUR COOL!

As temperatures rise, choose technical fabrics and intelligent design from British equestrian fashion label, Equetech to ensure you look sassy, not sweaty in the saddle this summer!

26-Apr-2018

THE SHIRTING EDIT

THE SHIRTING EDIT

Spring ‘18 sees the return of the Toggi shirting range. The combination of exclusive prints are designed in house by the Toggi design team.

27-Mar-2018

THE CHILDERIC ROADSHOW IS COMING TO A VENUE NEAR YOU!

THE CHILDERIC ROADSHOW IS COMING TO A VENUE NEAR YOU!

Childéric Saddles are not only innovators in beautiful & bespoke saddle design, but the UK technical team are currently sweeping the UK with their revolutionary ‘Childéric Experience Roadshow’.

02-Feb-2018

LOOKING GORGEOUS MY DEER

LOOKING GORGEOUS MY DEER

This beautiful 14ct rose gold vermeil antler design necklace is inspired by the countryside and is decorated with sparkles in cubic zirconia stones. A simply stunning necklace ensuring your spring accessories don’t get into a rut.

01-Feb-2018

Shine on with rose gold from Super X Country

Shine on with rose gold from Super X Country

Get your 2018 season off to a rosy start with the stunning new Rose Gold XC Colours design created by Super X Country.

22-Dec-2017

SOCIAL LISTENING

SOCIAL LISTENING

Leading equestrian and country blogger portal Haynet is streamlining its current profile to reflect their growing social networking community and build on the success of its hugely popular #HorseBloggers channel hosted through Twitter, which is continuing to bring together a global audience.

18-Sep-2017

Office Dogs: Finch, Winkie and Gypsy from Claire Goodwillie Design

Office Dogs: Finch, Winkie and Gypsy from Claire Goodwillie Design

We asked Claire to introduce us to her canine helpers. Find out more about them...

16-Aug-2017

Do good and look good with Hiho Silver’s new Exclusive World Horse Welfare Charm!

Do good and look good with Hiho Silver’s new Exclusive World Horse Welfare Charm!

Country and equestrian jewellery company, Hiho Silver, is delighted to launch its latest exclusive design, created for World Horse Welfare. This stunning roller charm fits onto Hiho’s Exclusive Foxtail Bracelet, similar styled bracelets and onto the Exclusive Cherry Roller Bangle too. And what’s more, for each one sold, Hiho gives a donation to the charity, which helps horses all over the world.

28-Jun-2017

The quest for creative talent just got easier

The quest for creative talent just got easier

If you’re an equestrian or rural business looking for branding, creative design, websites, photography or PR, the new Get Quotes feature from the Equestrian Creative Network makes it easier than ever.

23-Jun-2017

Export deal for HŪF® Design

Export deal for HŪF® Design

Months of work and perseverance are finally paying off for Emma Lawton, Founder of Wiltshire based HŪF® Design.

09-Jun-2017

New multi-links with multi stones!

New multi-links with multi stones!

Hiho Silver has added three new multi-link bracelets to its collection. Each one benefits from Hiho’s quality and attention to detail, but features a different stone at the heart of each design.

05-Jan-2017

It’s a wrap! New leather bracelet from Hiho Silver

It’s a wrap! New leather bracelet from Hiho Silver

Hiho Silver has introduced a new style of leather double wrap bracelet to its collection that is unisex in design and customisable.

08-Dec-2016

CONFIDENCE IN THE SADDLE!

CONFIDENCE IN THE SADDLE!

With the arrival of winter, extreme weather conditions and tumbling temperatures can make riding and training a little more ‘exciting’ for your horse. Childéric Saddles have two design solutions to give riders a little more confidence in the saddle this season..

03-Dec-2016

Young Equestrians Win Big In The U25 Equestrian Creativity Awards

Young Equestrians Win Big In The U25 Equestrian Creativity Awards

Heels Down Media hosted their inaugural U25 Equestrian Creativity Awards, featuring the categories of blogging, video production, art and design, entrepreneur, and photography.

11-Oct-2016

Horse & Country TV launches all new website with focus on Video and News content

Horse & Country TV launches all new website with focus on Video and News content

Equestrian broadcaster Horse & Country TV has today launched a complete refresh of its UK website, horseandcountry.tv. As the explosive growth of online video continues, the new site has been designed to showcase the unrivalled breadth and depth of H&C’s video content.

03-Aug-2016

Three is the magic number!

Three is the magic number!

British saddlepad and numnah designer and manufacturer, NuuMed, is delighted to welcome the new ‘3 Pocket’ shimmy design to its Corrective range of HiWither half pads, saddlepads and numnahs.

20-Apr-2016

Reviewing Your Website

Reviewing Your Website

Your website is the front door to your equine business. It is one of the first places where new customers will learn about who you are, what you do and what makes you a better choice than your competitors. Your website is an extension of your brand and a place where customers may do business with you. It is where transactions take place – either in the form of direct sales or acquiring customer information.

08-Apr-2016

Watch the birdie! Hiho Silver extends its Touch of Gold collection

Watch the birdie! Hiho Silver extends its Touch of Gold collection

Hiho Silver has welcomed two new avian additions to its Touch of Gold range. Both use an existing exclusive design, but benefit from some 18ct gold plating to highlight the birds’ features.

18-Nov-2015

Hunting for the right boots? Showtime is perfect for the field!

Hunting for the right boots? Showtime is perfect for the field!

Tuffa’s Showtime Boots have won fans from all different equestrian sports with the most recent group to embrace the boots’ elegant design and traditional style being those who hunt.

09-Nov-2015

Hiring Help: How to Write an Effective Design Brief for Your Graphic Designer

Hiring Help: How to Write an Effective Design Brief for Your Graphic Designer

From your logo to your website, your branding is your equine business’ identity, so it’s crucial that you know how to structure a thorough and well-planned design brief before passing the reins over to your graphic designer.

23-Jun-2015

Horseware seeks a Front End Web Developer

Horseware seeks a Front End Web Developer

Horseware, the leading global manufacturer of horse and rider clothing, is currently recruiting for a Front End Web Developer to manage and develop a suite of websites based at their head office in Dundalk.

05-Jun-2015

German Equestrian Online Magazine's PferdKultur App is in the stores with a brand new look

German Equestrian Online Magazine's PferdKultur App is in the stores with a brand new look

PferdKultur App for phone and tablet use has just appeared in the stores with a fresh and brilliant design. Free download for iOS, Android and AmazonFire.

11-May-2015

United States Equestrian Federation seeks an Art Director

United States Equestrian Federation seeks an Art Director

Under the direction of the Chief Commercial Officer, this full-time position is responsible for directing overall workflow within the Design department; making staffing decisions; managing employee performance; managing work-order system for design requests; overseeing the creation and revision of all designs for the Federation as well as all aspects of design and print production; ensuring brand consistency; and liaising with managers, clients and printers.

06-May-2015

ECN Q&A: responsive website design

ECN Q&A: responsive website design

People keep telling me that our tack shop website should be responsive. Why and how much does it cost?

01-May-2015

ECN Q&A: telling if your website's content is effective

ECN Q&A: telling if your website's content is effective

I put a lot of time into writing about our sales horses. But how can I tell if the content on my website is actually effective?

31-Mar-2015

MyBarn App launches game changing content management system for pro equestrians, offers free one month trial for limited time.

MyBarn App launches game changing content management system for pro equestrians, offers free one month trial for limited time.

MyBarn App, a subscription based equine content management system, eliminates the hassle, frustration and time consuming process of creating and updating an equestrian website.

02-Feb-2015

STEAL A CUSTOM DESIGNED WEBSITE DEAL! AU5

STEAL A CUSTOM DESIGNED WEBSITE DEAL! AU$385

Get your small business or personal custom designed website now and ready for 2015, at only a fraction of what you would expect to pay. Just AU$385! Anywhere in the WORLD!!! I am offering very limited packages of the following deal, so be quick, pay your deposit now and secure yourself a deal in time for Christmas!

10-Nov-2014

Additional Pages You May Want To Include on Your Website

Additional Pages You May Want To Include on Your Website

In my last article I provided information on the standard pages you should include on your equine website. For this article below, we will cover some of the additional pages that you may want to include depending on what your equine business entails and who your target market is.

17-Oct-2014

New design Girth Buckle Wash-Bag launched by Moorland Rider

New design Girth Buckle Wash-Bag launched by Moorland Rider

Moorland Rider’s popular Girth Buckle Wash-Bag has been redesigned to make it even easier to use.

10-Oct-2014

Talolo goes urban with new welly design for autumn!

Talolo goes urban with new welly design for autumn!

Building on the success of the three printed styles, Talolo Boots has launched a new style of cowboy welly for this autumn - Urban Snakeskin.

24-Sep-2014

Standard Pages You Should Include on Your Website

Standard Pages You Should Include on Your Website

In my last article I listed the many pages that can be included on an equine website. For this article below (and subsequent articles), I will go into a little more detail about each of the pages you should have on your site and why. First, we begin with the Standard pages.

18-Sep-2014

Calling all Artists! Equestrian Scarf Design Contest Presented by L. Lavone

Calling all Artists! Equestrian Scarf Design Contest Presented by L. Lavone

Beautiful equestrian art deserves to be exquisitely displayed, and now L.Lavone is giving artists an opportunity to see their work emblazoned on the stunning canvas of a high-quality, Italian made silk scarf.

08-Sep-2014

Get your first year’s Equestrian Creative Network membership free during the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials

Get your first year’s Equestrian Creative Network membership free during the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials

Eventing fans from across the globe are set to descend on the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials (4-7 September) for a feast of eventing talent and a world of wonderful shopping!

31-Aug-2014

What Pages Should I Have on My Equine Website?

What Pages Should I Have on My Equine Website?

For every business, including those that are in the equine industry, a website is a must have when it comes to your marketing efforts.

28-Aug-2014

Shine and sparkle…the way you want it! New Design Your Own from Kate Negus Saddlery

Shine and sparkle…the way you want it! New Design Your Own from Kate Negus Saddlery

Kate Negus Saddlery is delighted to introduce the Design Your Own Noseband and Design Your Own Browband – two new pieces that offer further bespoke options for discerning riders.

26-Aug-2014

Know your stuff with this web, printing and design jargon buster

Know your stuff with this web, printing and design jargon buster

This jargon buster will help you to know your File Transfer Protocols from your Uniform Resource Locators!

21-Aug-2014

Do you really need a website?

Do you really need a website?

Having a website is the one form of marketing your business that just keeps on giving! But how do you know if you need a website?

15-Aug-2014

Contest for Equine & Pet Rescues

Contest for Equine & Pet Rescues

We are giving away a free website design (or equivalent in website maintenance) to a deserving North American Equine or Pet Rescue. (Int'l contest coming soon)

01-Aug-2014

Hiho Silver gets the bit between its teeth with its latest design!

Hiho Silver gets the bit between its teeth with its latest design!

Hiho Silver has welcomed a new addition to its Equestrian Collection - the Sterling Silver Horse Head and Snaffle Bit Bracelet.

25-Jul-2014

SmartPak seeks an Interactive Web Designer

SmartPak seeks an Interactive Web Designer

Are you confident, capable, creative and passionate? Do you want to know that your work makes a difference? Does a hard-working, collaborative, fast-paced environment sound exciting? If so, the Interactive/Web Designer position may be for you!

09-Jun-2014

Loaf Creative: The Crabbie’s Grand National 2014

Loaf Creative: The Crabbie’s Grand National 2014

Following a sponsor change this year, The Grand National is now partnered with Crabbie’s and has undergone a creative relaunch. Design & interactive agency, Loaf Creative, reignited the event based around the grandeur and excitement of the festival.

17-Apr-2014

Aspire Equestrian Riding Academy launches their first yearly microsite addition to the main website

Aspire Equestrian Riding Academy launches their first yearly microsite addition to the main website

In March 2014, Aspire Equestrian Riding Academy, a freelance coaching programme based near London, UK, opened the 2014 edition of quality horse riding courses that redefine the structure and results of average grassroots riding lessons.

11-Apr-2014

Official 2014 IHSA National Horse Show Logo Released

Official 2014 IHSA National Horse Show Logo Released

Acclaimed Equestrian Artist Judy Goldthwait Returns to Design 41st IHSA National Horse Show Poster and Program Cover

04-Apr-2014

National Horse Show Debuts Redesigned Website

National Horse Show Debuts Redesigned Website

The 2014 National Horse Show is gearing up for its return to Kentucky. As preparations take place, the prestigious show has given its website a complete overhaul to showcase its new look.

02-Apr-2014

Latest Work of Equine Abstract Art by ShowChic’s Michele Hundt Graces Diamante Farm

Latest Work of Equine Abstract Art by ShowChic’s Michele Hundt Graces Diamante Farm

ShowChic Dressage is well known for providing the Wellington equestrian community with the very best in fashion and design. In fact, most dressage riders look no further than this upscale dressage fashion boutique for the finest in dressage apparel, gifts and accessories.

26-Oct-2013

Architect John Blackburn Speaks at Clemson University's Sustainability CAFé

Architect John Blackburn Speaks at Clemson University's Sustainability CAFé

Author of Healthy Stables By Design Discusses Sustainability and Health Factors of Stabling Horses

03-Oct-2013

Trying to ignore fads

Trying to ignore fads

We recently had a discussion in the studio about how effective and appropriate image carousels (sometimes called photobanners) can be on websites.

24-Sep-2013

Change is in the air for the 2014 Equestrian Social Media Awards

Change is in the air for the 2014 Equestrian Social Media Awards

The Equestrian Social Media Awards (ESMAs) are entering their fourth year by welcoming new headline sponsor Equine Online, a recently re-launched equestrian design and fashion site designed to inspire and celebrate creativity.

20-Aug-2013

Downunder Horsemanship seeks Web Designer/Graphic Designer

Downunder Horsemanship seeks Web Designer/Graphic Designer

We are looking for a highly creative individual who possesses expert design and conceptual skills in addition to in-depth knowledge of technology and software used to produce superior media to join our in-house team in Stephenville, Texas.

30-Jul-2013

New FITS multi-platform website launches with expanded features

New FITS multi-platform website launches with expanded features

FITS, the leading manufacturer of athletic equestrian apparel, has redesigned its website - FITSriding.com - to be more user friendly; while at the same time increasing its practical news and information with a new 'FITS Blog' and updated 'FITS News' format for customers.

16-Jul-2013

Horseware Ireland is seeking a dynamic and creative Graphic/Web Designer

Horseware Ireland is seeking a dynamic and creative Graphic/Web Designer

This exciting role will be based in Dundalk, Co. Louth and will involve catering to the expanding global markets.

04-Jul-2013

How to write an effective design brief and get the right identity

How to write an effective design brief and get the right identity

All design projects need a brief. A well thought out brief allows the client to communicate what they want from the project and also gives the designer the primary information they need to create your new identity.

12-Jun-2013

Parelli Natural Horsemanship Seeks Web Content Manager

Parelli Natural Horsemanship Seeks Web Content Manager

Parelli Natural Horsemanship is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented person to join the Marketing Team at our corporate office in Pagosa Springs, CO to manage, develop and create content for the organization’s Web presence including websites, web shop and blogs.

01-Jun-2013

How to get the most from your web designer

How to get the most from your web designer

Having worked in the roles of designer, project manager, client and strategist around digital projects for just over a decade, Chris Charlton feels as though he's picked up some good insights along the way. These are his seven tips to help clients to get the most from their designers and developers.

29-May-2013

My Logo Design Mantra

My Logo Design Mantra

What makes a logo 'good', anyways?

12-May-2013

PagePlay Cluster: an even smarter way to have a website

PagePlay Cluster: an even smarter way to have a website

Everyone at PagePlay HQ is very excited about the arrival of our new baby. It's called Cluster, and it's a whole new system for building & managing websites which we'll soon be selling alongside our usual packages.

07-May-2013

Getting to know you... Emma Dyer

Getting to know you... Emma Dyer

Weekly quick-fire interview allowing you to get to know the ECN members.

06-May-2013

Developing an Equestrian Brand

Developing an Equestrian Brand

This is the first post in the new Design Notes with DB blog series! I’m going to have a new post every week…stay tuned!

27-Apr-2013

Writing website content: just get on with it

Writing website content: just get on with it

Most of us find it difficult to get started with writing for our websites. Maybe it’s because we call it “creating content” which is probably not something we’ve ever thought of doing. Perhaps we should refer to it as “writing a story about our business”. Maybe then we’d find it easier to start?

17-Apr-2013

Graphic design role available

Graphic design role available

Schneiders is currently seeking a full-time graphic designer at their office in Bainbridge, Ohio.

07-Mar-2013

Need to evaluate a web designer? Ask them 20 questions.

Need to evaluate a web designer? Ask them 20 questions.

We believe in a fair fight, and we understand that you have to make the best decision in terms of cost and value for your site.

05-Mar-2013