The Millbry Hill Blog: Life in the Country

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Our Favourite Dog Walks – Easby Abbey

, Just a mile from our Richmond Store, the riverside walk from Easby Abby to Richmond Castle is popular both with locals and those travelling from further afield. This gentle route takes in two of our best historic landmarks, making it not only a pleasant dog walk, but can be a great family day out too. Covering just over a mile, this walk takes around 35 minutes to complete, and is one of our Richmond Store staff’s favourite strolls.


Fibre, fibre, fibre

Many of us struggle to manage our horse’s weight, particularly those with good-doers or horses with limited work and exercise. Restricting food and forage may seem an obvious solution to this problem. However it can have significant health implications for the horse, as Rosamund Howling from Baileys Horse Feeds explains.


A Positive Month for Cara Shardlow

November was a really positive month. Detonator had some really good training sessions at home and with Becky Moody, we are working hard and he is really feeling good. The one time changes are feeling more secure now. Becky even said we are nearly ready for Grand Prix. This is my ambition, to train a horse of my own from being broken up the the highest level in dressage, and to know it’s within touching distance is just so exciting!!


Made in Yorkshire – Meet our Local Artists & Designers

At Millbry Hill we are proud to support our local artists and designers, stocking a range of locally produced gifts and accessories in all our stores. To celebrate our local talent, we’d like to introduce you to some of our favourite local craftspeople. Their artworks and creations are stocked in store and online, so don’t forget, if you are looking for that special gift we are sure to have the perfect present!


Cara Shardlow’s October Update

It was lovely to get back out competing again in October. Detonator went to do his fourth Inter 2 at Manor Grange Area Festival Semi-Finals, which we had qualified for back in August. All we had to do was win and get over 63%. We had achieved this score two out of the three times we had done the test and he was been much more consistent in training, so I actually thought it was an achievable goal. It was really handed to us on a plate as I was... Read More

Barbour Gift Ideas 15/11/2017

Twelve of the Best Barbour Stocking Fillers

With Christmas fast approaching, we’ve selected twelve of the very best gift ideas and stocking fillers from Barbour. With a classic country style, the iconic lifestyle brand is sure to be a winner with your loved ones. The collection offers everything from manicure sets to washbags, tablet covers to tartan scarfs – and of course the obligatory pair of socks! So if you are still struggling to find the perfect gift, take a look below…