Dundalk based equestrian business, Horseware are among 18 organisations shortlisted, across the island of Ireland, in The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation awards 2013.
Horseware have developed Ice-Vibe boots, which are rechargeable vibrating boots that boosts circulation in horses’ legs and are shortlisted in the Life Sciences category.
Horseware was first established in 1985 by Tom and Carol MacGuinness.
Tom’s determination to produce a rug that didn’t leak, didn’t make the horse sweat and didn’t slip led to the creation of the Rambo Original – the first fully waterproof and breathable Turnout that really worked.
By 1996 the Rambo Turnout had become the world’s best selling Turnout rug and its design has become the industry standard.
For the last 9 consecutive years, Rambo Turnouts have been voted ‘Britain’s favorite Turnout Rug ’ by Your Horse magazine readers in the UK, and the Rhino stable rug has complemented this achievement by being voted Britain’s favorite stable rug for the last 5 years.
In addition to all these fantastic blankets, the Rambo range of clothing and accessories has been expanded further still, with a full range of practical clothing and accessories now available for the active, yet fashion conscious rider.
Horseware now have a Rambo for you in this fantastic clothing range with such a variety of jackets, tops and kids clothing there is something for everyone and these stylish products are in keeping with their high standards of quality and are suitable for a multitude of occasions making Rambo the obvious choice.
Horseware Ireland is proud to have over 100 staff employed in their Dundalk factory.
With almost 40 staff employed in their KInston facility in North Carolina.