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Woodhouses 1890 to 1919

Woodhouses 1890 to 1919, the early years. In 1890, the same year the first electric underground trains ran on today’s London Northern Tube Line, Thomas Vernon Woodhouse branched out from trading coal and salt with his brother William. Identifying a growing market he based himself in Hound Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham as a contractor providing… Read more »

Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, Normandie 2014

With all 10 loads of our hire equipment safely returned to our Nottingham depot we can now proudly look back on a job well done at the WEG. Where our journey to the Games began… Woodhouse began planning for the 2014 World Equestrian Games in Caen, Normandy, back in January 2013. In October 2013 we… Read more »

Horse Of The Year Show 2014

It seems so long ago that we were setting up for the HOYS 2014… After an amazing event, we are trying to look on the bright side… Only 357 days and 18 hours until the Horse Of The Year Show, 2015! (not that we’re counting…) Check back in a couple of days for our views on… Read more »

The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic teams give their verdict…

Last summer the eyes of the world were on London and the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Team GB did spectacularly well, and we played a small part in their success; our temporary American barn style stables housed the horses of both the Olympic and Paralympic equestrian teams and the Modern Pentathlon. We built 200… Read more »