New products have been showcased and celebrated at the BETA International 2016 Innovation Awards during this year’s trade fair at the NEC, Birmingham, on Monday 25 January.
The judges were online retailer Anna Franklin, of Franklin & Billard, veterinary surgeon Peter Wright, of The Yorkshire Vet TV fame, SMS saddle fitter and owner of Buckaroo Equine Nicola Barry, international dressage rider and trainer Michel Assouline, Pony Club CEO Pip Kirkby and independent equine nutritionist Catherine Hale.
“This year’s Innovation Awards attracted a large number of entries across each of the eight categories,” said BETA International organiser Claire Thomas.
“It was refreshing to see so many truly original products highlighting the strength of the trade. I am sure that our judges had a challenging – and enjoyable – day selecting the winning entries and our thanks go to them for all their hard work. We also send our very best wishes and congratulations to those who have been successful in securing an award.”
Those that won a trophy are entitled to use the Innovation Awards winners’ logo in their marketing over the next 12 months.