The Millbry Hill Blog: Life in the Country

Fodder & Feast Festival 26/08/2016
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Fodder & Feast at Millbry Hill Whitby

Enjoy a feast of foodie fun for the whole family, even the dog. On Saturday, September 24, we’re transforming our car park into a pop up mini food festival where you can fill your boots with a range of locally produced food and drink from the Northern Dales Farmers’ Market. And, as a special treat we’re organising some special food and drink stalls that are strictly for your four-legged friends as well as some giveaway goodies. We’ve also lined up popular children’s entertainer Defying Gravity – Tom Rolfe, face painting,... Read More

MelissaChapman 08/08/2016
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Millbry Hill welcomes Melissa Chapman

Millbry Hill, the country store, provides support to an elite group of horsemen and women. This section of the website is where the talented riders share their successes, their disappointments, and their everyday experiences from stable to eventing. They give us their opinions on latest products and provide tips to others who share their love of all things Equestrian. This week we’re thrilled to introduce the latest of Millbry Hill’s supported riders – Melissa Chapman. Melissa is a professional dressage rider who has her heart set on competing internationally. She... Read More

Millbry Hill Country Fashion Show 25/07/2016
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Millbry Hill fashion show boosts Macmillan Cancer Support

STAFF and customers at Millbry Hill raised more than £2,400 for Macmillan Cancer Support after they joined forces to stage a fashion show. The event was the brainchild of Liz Jones, Marcia Sanderson and Christine Swiers. Liz is a member of the Jones’ family, owners of Millbry Hill, and Marcia and Christine were competitors in Ride of their Lives at Macmillan Race Day at York – the oldest and largest charity event of its kind in the UK. Race day features a full card of professional racing alongside charity lunches,... Read More

Puppy 22/07/2016

Puppies: Buying From Breeders

Thinking about a new furry addition to the family? Dogs make excellent pets and companions. Whether it’s your first pet, first dog or first time buying one for yourself from a breeder – you want to make sure that everything is in check. So in order to make sure you and the breeder are both fully informed and you have all the relevant information about your new puppy pal to cater for them as they need.

Pet Friendly Airlines 06/07/2016

Travelling With Your Pet & The Best ‘Pet Friendly’ Airlines

If you’re looking at going abroad and have questions about taking your dog or cat, or you are coming in to the UK with pets, then look no further. From guide dog rules to airline restrictions, we’ve got all the information you need to consider when jet setting with your pets.  Here’s everything you need to consider…

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How To Potty Train A Puppy

  House training your puppy is about consistency, patience and positive reinforcement. The goal is to instill good habits and build a loving and trusting bond with your pet.

Cara Dressage Regionals 29/06/2016
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Rider Spotlight: With Cara Shardlow

Millbry Hill, the country store, provides support to an elite group of Yorkshire horsemen and women. This section of the website is where the talented riders share their successes, their disappointments, and their everyday experiences from stable to eventing. They give us their opinions on latest products and provide tips to others who share their love of all things Equestrian.

15 Fantastic Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts

Finding it hard to shop for the main man this Father’s day? Well, not to worry, Millbry Hill has composed the Father’s Day collective to help you find something your old man will love! With a range of clothing, homeware and little gifts there is plenty to choose from to sort out your present giving troubles.

Essential Dog Training Tips

Your new dog is safe and home at last. Now is the time to start training! There are many options out there to get your new puppy or dog trained up to the obedience and temperament that you desire – from puppy training classes to private trainers. But it’s easier than you might think to take control of your dog’s training yourself. Follow these essential tips to have your new canine companion trained up in no time, and for very little expense! You’ll also find that teaching your dog these... Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Horse Supplements

The world of equine supplements is a daunting experience for supplement newbies with so many to choose from, all claiming to do wonderful things for our beloved horses. Horse supplements are given when a horse needs an extra source of vitamins or minerals. They are available in powders, liquids, pellets and pastes and are designed to either make up for a deficiency in a horse’s diet, or help with a particular health condition or problem. They can also aid recovery.