Wire, Tape & Rope - Fencing 

When it comes to equestrian fencing, wire, tape, and rope are commonly used materials. Here's a brief overview of each: 
 
• Wire: High-tensile wire is a popular choice for equestrian fencing due to its durability and strength. It is typically made from galvanized steel and comes in various thicknesses and designs. Electric fencing systems often use wire to create a physical barrier combined with an electric charge for added effectiveness. 
 
• Tape: Electric tape fencing is another option commonly used in equestrian settings. It consists of a wide, flat tape made from a combination of materials like polyethylene and stainless steel wires. The tape is highly visible to horses and provides a psychological deterrent to keep them within the designated area. Electric tape is typically combined with an electric charger to deliver a mild electric shock when touched. 
 
• Rope: Rope fencing is usually made of synthetic materials such as polypropylene or polyester. It offers good visibility and can be woven tightly to prevent horses from getting entangled. Like tape fencing, rope fencing is often used with an electric system to provide both a physical barrier and an electric charge. 
 
When installing any of these materials for equestrian fencing, it's crucial to consider factors such as the type of horses, desired level of containment. Additionally, proper tensioning and spacing of the wires, tapes, or ropes are essential to ensure the fence is secure and safe for the horses. Consulting with a professional or an experienced equestrian fencing contractor can help you determine the most suitable materials and installation methods for your specific needs. 
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Batsford Timber

For over 30 years the family business of Batsford Timber has been supplying fencing requisites to the professional contractor and public sector. From our two sites we operate two Tanalith vessels as well as one creosote impregnation vessel allowing us to supply quality treated timbers to you. We pride ourselves on offering an extensive shop and retail area as a ‘one stop shop’ for everything fencing. The extensive shop and retail area is a ‘One stop shop’ for everything to do with fencing; from fixings and wire, tools and safety equipment plus posts, rails, sheds and decking.

Cotswolds Depot
BATSFORD TIMBER LTD, Aston Magna, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 9QQ
e: sales@batsfordtimber.co.uk, t: 01608 651096

South West Depot
BATSFORD TIMBER LTD, The Sawmill at Longleat, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7JW
e: sales@batsfordtimber.co.uk, t: 01985 219555

McVeigh Parker

McVeigh Parker are a UK-based Fencing, Agricultural and Landscape suppliers, offering high-quality, cost-effective products to the trade, corporate, contractor and retail sectors, with a trading history of over 40 years With thousands of products in stock to order, in store, online, by phone or e mail – including leading brands such as Xfence, Clipex, Triple X, Gripple, Gallagher, IAE, Onduline, Dura2 timber to name a few – McVeigh Parker aims to become your first port of call for all your fencing and farm supplies. We have a very experienced specialist team that can act as your consultant, helping you design specifications and tender drawings, listing the very latest and best performing products available. Why not join thousands of satisfied customers who rely on us as their dedicated supplier. However, if you can’t find what you require or you have a special request, please ask us first, we pride ourselves on finding the most effective and best value solutions. We have our own fleet in excess of 50 vehicles ready for a fast efficient and reliable delivery. We offer an extensive range of products for a vast array of applications at very competitive prices.

McVeigh Parker Berkshire
Southend, Bradfield, Reading RG7 6HA
e: berks@mcveighparker.co.uk, t: 01189 744777

McVeigh Parker Cambridgeshire
Caxton Depot, Ermine Street, Caxton CB23 3PG
e: cambs@mcveighparker.co.uk, t: 01954 714110

McVeigh Parker Devon
Muxbeare Lane, Uffculme, Cullompton, Devon EX15 3BY
e: devon@mcveighparker.co.uk, t: 01884 824486

McVeigh Parker Kent
Thornden Farm, Lenham Road, Headcorn TN27 9LH
e: kent@mcveighparker.co.uk, t: 01622 891095

McVeigh Parker Lancashire
Park Lane Industrial Estate, Wigan Road, Ashton-In-Makerfield, Wigan WN4 0BZ
e: lancs@mcveighparker.co.uk, t: 01942 725523

McVeigh Parker Scotland
Market Road, Biggar, Lanarkshire ML12 6FX
e: scotland@mcveighparker.co.uk, t: 01899 221150

McVeigh Parker Sussex
Stane Street, Billingshurst RH14 9JR
e: sussex@mcveighparker.co.uk, t: 01403 784250

McVeigh Parker Worcestershire
Unit 16 Wilden Lane Ind. Estate, Stourport on Severn DY13 9JY
e: worcs@mcveighparker.co.uk, t: 01299 826111

StowAg

Since 2014 we have been located in the heart of the cotswolds, between Stow-on-the-Wold and Moreton-in-Marsh. 2022 marks the opening of our new Thame, Oxfordshire branch; enabling us to serve a wider range radius including the South-East of England. Both stores benefit from free delivery within 50 miles*, which means if you can’t come to us, we’ll come to you! Our extensive online and in-store range covers around 15,000 product lines. As well as making sure your visit to our stores is as efficient as possible, we are also constantly optimizing our website to ensure it is as simple and easy to use for you. If you cannot find what you’re looking for on our site, feel free to call either one of the StowAg shops to speak to one of our sales assistants who will be on hand to point you in the right direction.

StowAg Gloucestershire
Moreton Road, Longborough, Gloucestershire. GL56 0QJ
e: sales@stowag.com, t: 01451 830400

StowAg Oxfordshire
Unit 12 Rycote Lane Farm, Milton Common, Thame, Oxfordshire. OX9 2NZ
e: sales@stowag.com, t: 01844463400

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