Case Studies

Remedial works at Celia Cross Greyhound Rescue kennels

Immediately outside the kennels is a fenced, grassy slope that comes down to the concrete path beside the kennels. The grassy slope is flint bound, and so cut paw pads was a constant problem when the dogs came out and had a run around. The slope also used to become waterlogged in the winter, as there was no ultimate drainage due to the low wall splitting the grass and the concrete path. Four years ago we donated, and laid a series of...

Post Date: 12th May 2017

What to do when your customers are pigs

We were very pleased to be asked to carry out another large installation using our most popular M52LO honeycomb grass mats. Very similar to the last project, but this time just outside Guildford in Surrey. We needed 100 of the grass mats, 3 rolls of the M9 stabilisation mesh, 300 pins and 600 cable ties. As the installation was a fair way from where we could park the van, Charlie and I were very happy when a gentleman with a quad bike and trailer turned up...

Post Date: 12th December 2016

Stunning mat installation in West Sussex

Earlier in November, we were contacted by a customer in West Sussex who wanted to lay mats in a paddock, ahead of any downturn in the weather in the coming months. We were delighted to supply 80 square metres of our highly rated M52LO mats, laid on a base of our M9 Mesh. The project used 900 M9 pins and 500 cable ties. As you can see, the result is stunning. As a small company, we can offer an installation service on large projects up to 30-40...

Post Date: 18th November 2016

…the Unicorn Returns

After celebrating it's 40th anniversary in 2015, the Unicorn Trust, an equestrian centre based in Gloucestershire, decided to fit out a brand new stable block. In fact Fieldguard had provided the Trust with our M2 matting some 20 years before, so we were delighted that we were first choice when it's came to their new project. After a consultation to determine their exact requirements, we recommended our semi draining M130 mat and offered to demonstrate the fitting with an on site visit. Quick to self lay, they...

Post Date: 9th September 2016

EVA Stable Mats fit to order for the Ebony Horse Club in Brixton

The Ebony Horse Club in Brixton, South London, is a community riding centre in one of the country’s most disadvantaged neighbourhoods. Pioneered by Ros Spearing, who for a number of years, had been taking an after school club of children for riding and horse care lessons at stables across London. She realised that a more permanent solution was required to help local children with difficult family backgrounds or who were in care. The ideal solution would be to establish a permanent riding school where...

Fieldguard M2 Stable Mats – The perfect drainage mat for your horse

Stable owner, Liz Mossop recalls her search to find the best rubber mats for her stables I spent a long time researching various options when I needed to lay stable mats at my stables. It was important to get it right and a choosing a mat which allowed good drainage was key to my decision. When I spoke with Fieldguard, their knowledge was second to none. They have several different types of stable mats and they help you to choose the right one for your needs. Fieldguard's M2 Stable Mats are worth every penny if you...

Mad about Dogs are mad about our interlocking mats

Mad About Dogs is a stunning new dog training centre just outside Chichester. During the building works, the owners had a problem in finding the right flooring to suit their purposes. They wanted something that was stable, soft, warm and, above all slip resistant. They had a number of samples and quotes for children’s play area mats, but these proved unfit for purpose or wildly expensive. Mad About Dogs then approached us. They wanted the right product, costed to cover a prescribed area and at a cost equal or...

Post Date: 11th December 2015

Celia Cross Greyhound Rescue

Fieldguard have supported the Celia Cross Greyhound Trust for many years. The Charity's complex is on clay/flint as well as being on a hillside, so our honeycomb hollow mud mats were the perfect choice, laid throughout. No more cut paws or nasty bald patches anywhere and NO MUD either. The last being most important because the kennels and runs are spotless. The dog pictured, is lying on a carpet of lush grass after the recent very heavy rains. The honeycomb mats prevented any depredation of...

Tags: Post Date: 9th December 2015

Fieldguard and the Calvert Trust

Fieldguard were delighted to supply stable mats for the the Calvert Trust activity centre for disabled people in Cumbria. We also supplied the Trust with our Green Gloop, which is the preferred cleaner in many livery yards, kennels and catteries. The Calvert Trust's aim is to challenge disability through a wide range of outdoor activities. More details about the organisation and their activities can be found here

Tags: , , Post Date: 27th November 2015

Fieldguard bedding mats for the Blue Cross, Burford

Fieldguard are very proud to have supplied M2 bedding mats in all the field shelters for the Blue Cross at their Burford Rehoming Centre in Oxfordshire. To buy our Fieldguard Complete Horse Bedding Mats visit the product page here.

Tags: , Post Date: 13th November 2015

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