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The report looked at a number of businesses in the usually hard-hit North East of England and found that, rather than struggling during one of the worst economic periods in decades, small manufacturers and specialist producers are doing particularly well financially.
One of those listed is the UK’s largest horsebox maker Equi-Trek. The firm is the largest maker of horse boxes in the UK and produces everything from £5,000 hitch and go trailers to luxury mobile homes for professional showjumpers that run into hundreds of thousands of pounds. So why are things looking so bright for horse box manufacturers, and could this be part of the ‘Olympic Legacy’ we’ve all heard so much about this year?
A little extra disposable income and some smart options such as group ownership and syndicates has also meant that more people are being encouraged to enter what was previously thought of as an elite sport. But there are still expenses and along with the tack, the equipment and, of course, the horse, owners need to be mobile. And that means investing in a horse box…..
31st May, 2013