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How To Write An Award-Winning Equestrian Blog

If blogging and horses are your passion, then you already have a winning formula. As co-judges on the annual Equestrian Blog Awards, created by blogger portal Haynet, the MirrorMePR equestrian PR team  certainly know what makes a winning equestrian blog. In this blog, we share our top tips for creating a stand out equestrian blog that ...

5 Things To Consider Before Approaching An Influencer

Our team are well versed in approaching influencers and negotiating opportunities. Our MD comes from a fashion background which saw her instigating collaborations well before the term 'influencer marketing' was king.  In this blog, the MirrorMePR Social Media Marketing Team share our advice on best practice before you approach an influencer. Do Your Research First, you ...

What To Look For In Your Equestrian PR & Marketing Agency

  With so many Equestrian PR & Marketing Companies out there, choosing the right fit for your product or your brand can be difficult. In this blog, our team share their thoughts to help guide you in selecting the right Equestrian PR Agency for your equestrian business.   Knowledge Is Power Choosing an Equine PR ...

The Perfect Saddle Fit

When it comes to bespoke saddles and saddle fitting, the MirrorMePR equine team really do have an expert on their books with Childéric Saddles as a client. In this blog, we hand over to Childéric UK's expert saddle technician Tricia Bracegirdle who shares her advice on common saddle fitting problems.   “It’s not just top professionals ...

5 Amazing Things To Do In London This January

Photo By Jo Monck   Make January count when it comes to the fun factor. The MirrorMePR Lifestyle Team have come up with their top  5 things to do in London this month, and we think they'll bring you plenty of joy!   GO GET SOME CARNIVAL VIBES Instead of sofa surfing this New Year's ...

What Is Digital Marketing & How Does It Work?

Digital marketing is any marketing that uses an electronic device or the internet. That covers everything from search engines, email marketing, website and social media.   Why Is Digital Marketing Important? Digital marketing is a hugely powerful tool to reach your audience, as the MirrorMePR Team explains in this blog. Connecting with your audience at ...

Our Top 5 Favourite Christmas Inspired Cocktails

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas here at MirrorMePR, so what better way to kick start that those fabulous festive vibes than a few Christmas inspired cocktails?   1. The Mulled Wine Cocktail - Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without mulled wine and a cocktail based on this Christmas classic. Perfect! You'll need: 100g/4oz light ...

5 Awesome Tips : How To Run Your Equestrian Social Media Channels Perfectly

As qualified experts in social media, we manage a large number of our client's social media channels for them. In this blog, the MirrorMePR social marketing PR team share a few of their secrets.   Do Your Research Do you know who your customer is? What do they like and love? Unfortunately, some brands ignore ...

4 Great Winter Events You Won’t Want To Miss Out On

As Christmas draws ever nearer, the MirrorMePR lifestyle PR team take a look at a few of our favourite outings this winter. Whether you love food, watching a Shetland Pony Grand National (yes there is such a thing!) or just having fun, wrap up warm and head out to discover these fantastic events this winter. 1. ...

Tips For Getting Fit In A Winter Wonderland

OK, we know. The idea of getting fit outdoors during the winter months can seem to to be less than appealing when it's teaming it down with rain or the temperature is in single figures. However, the MirrorMePR country PR team have some great tips to convince you to get outside and get fit: Wearing ...

5 Amazing Equestrian Products You’ll Want For Christmas

Looking for the perfect gift for the discerning equestrian? The MirrorMePR equine PR team picked out their top 5 favourite presents they want Santa to leave them under the Christmas tree (please): The Ultimate Grooming Kit Whether you compete or ride for pleasure, grooming is an essential part of your everyday routine, and the Renwick ...

Be ‘Ginspired’ With Our Top 11 Gifts For Gin Lovers

Gin has had a long history, spanning decades here in the UK, but its revival in recent years has seen the very traditional tipple skyrocket in popularity! So, for all those gin lovers out there, the MirrorMePR lifestyle PR team have picked a few of their favourite ‘Ginspired’ treats… 1. 'Let The Weekend be Gin' Sign  The ...

5 Style Trends You Won’t Want To Miss

The Luxury PR Team, here at MirrorMePR, have picked 5 of our favourite fashion trends to cover this winter (and yes, they are wearable!) Metallics We confess, we love anything that shines, so this trend is one we'll be wearing! Choose the  Sylvia Kerr Jewellery Blenheim Collection to add that slash of silver to your ...

Combining a Passion For Photography, Fashion & Horses to Start a Career

Love horses and love photography? As a country PR company, we definitely do! We spoke to the fabulous US based photographer Heidi Niemala who has managed to combine her passion with both, to forge a hugely successful career path, photographing models (horse and human) in her stunning fashion shoots. The creative MirrorMePR Team here are big ...

Grabbing Festive Focus this Christmas!

When you’ve been planning your client’s Christmas campaigns since May, you can become a little jaded before consumer Christmas ‘officially’ starts, especially when working on Luxury PR campaigns!   But what if you haven’t even thought about your Christmas activity yet as a brand?   Yeeks.   Take a deep breath and read on as ...

Grooming Essentials For Your Horse

As winter takes hold, the endless cycle of tackling mud and stable stains begins. In this blog, the MirrorMePR equine team take a look at the grooming essentials that you and your horse need to stay clean whatever the weather!   Quality Over Quantity Choosing your grooming tools carefully, with performance and efficiency in mind, will ...

5 Luxury Products You Need In Your Life

Whether you plan to pamper your pet, your home or yourself, here's a selection of 5 luxury products, put together by the MirrorMePR team, that you need in your life - well, the ones that we would quite like, anyway.   A Truly Unique Piece Of Designer Furniture   As well as a daily visit ...

The Marketing Trends You Need to Know About

As a luxury PR team, we understand how important it is to keep up-to-date in the ever-evolving world of marketing and PR. Here at MirrorMePR, we ensure that our brands are always ahead of the competition, and the same applies to our approach of influencer marketing opportunities and relationships. In this blog, we discuss the ...

7 Spring/Summer Trends You Can So Wear Right Now

The MirrorMePR luxury PR Team like to keep one foot in the fashion arena, and London Fashion Week is home-from-home for our MD –  a former fashion and celebrity stylist. So, which spring/summer 2019 trends are we loving and going to be wearing?   Suits Whether you wear yours fitted, oversized or with a hint of retro ...

9 Beautiful English Country Houses You Need To Visit

Be the Lady or Lord of the Manor (for the day), with our top ten English Stately Homes that you need to visit this autumn. With impressive designs and safari parks, through to magnificent houses - synonymous with several TV & film period dramas, here are our country PR team's favourite days out:   1. Lyme ...

Back To School – How Horses Can Shape Your Childhood

  With the children returning to school, many parents will be breathing a sigh of relief that their children's first day back went to plan, without any major dramas. The MirrorMePR Equestrian PR Team take a look at how horses gave them the best education a child could have, as they explain:   "I have ridden ...

Hassle Free PR and Marketing

  Our Social Media Marketing Team were checking a client’s social channels when a sponsored advert popped up advertising a ‘coming soon’ online PR service. ‘Hassle-free, no more agencies and contracts’ it promised. Seeing this certainly got the MirrorMePR team talking about how such a concept would work. Sure there are press agencies which farm out releases ...

The Luxury Consumer – 5 Types You Need To Know About

How do you convince someone to buy a handbag for £2K or spend £500 on a ceiling light? By knowing your luxury consumer - that’s how. The MirrorMePR team were fascinated to read some insightful research undertaken by global media agency, Mindshare North America, in which they discovered five different key types of luxury consumer.   ...

Summer Style For The Home

  This summer, freshen up your home and interior with these gorgeous equestrian additions to your home; from products to enhance alfresco dining through to those that make lounging in front of the TV more enjoyable, here are a few of the MirrorMePR's favourite pieces that our luxury PR team think will add that 'X-factor' to ...

All In A Name – Horse Names We Love

If you thought a warmblood named Barry sounded funny, or a Shetland named Twinkle Toes raised a smile, then this blog is for you. The MirrorMePR Equine Team pick our favourite racehorse names and wonder if our horses' competition names need a re-think!   Shakalakaboomboom This steed has gone all street with this name! RESPECT!!! Just ...

How To Grow Your Equestrian Business On Social Media

As social media experts, our Equestrian PR Teamhave a wealth of experience in building brand profiles and presence on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. In this blog, the MirrorMePR Team share some advice to help you grow your equestrian brand through the power of social media.   1. Be Consistent Remember to be consistent in your ...

25 Things Only Equestrians Know

  As a horse owner, there are certain things that only we know, and other equestrians can appreciate. In this top 25 run-down, the MirrorMePR Equine Team share some of their muses and mutterings on things that only equestrians know! Your hair care extends to using the same mane and tail conditioner that you use ...

Six Things Successful Professional Riders Don’t Do

Ever wondered why successful professional horse riders are well... successful? The MirrorMePR Equine Team share their top six tips for success in the saddle...   Successful Riders Don't: 1. Dwell On A Bad Performance Professional riders can't focus on a bad outing, they need to focus on making the next show's outing a successful one. ...

The Dummies Guide To Dating An Equestrian

You've met the partner of your dreams. They are everything you ever wanted and more, and they own a horse too. (Could it get any better? Fellow equestrians reading will ask to the latter) But if you don't know your Martingale from your Leg Yield, the MirrorMePR Equine PR Team present your beginners guide to dating ...

A Complete Guide To Surviving Your First Championship Show

  You've won your class/series or regional finals (well done!), and now you're planning ahead for your first ever championship show. But what do you need to know or do in the build-up to the big competition day? The MirrorMePR Equine Luxury PR Team share their top tips for having a fantastic time at your ...

9 Things Only An Equestrian Will Understand

There are certain things that you can ONLY appreciate if you are an equestrian. In this blog, the MirrorMePR Equestrian Team share their favourites. When you are driving in the car, spot an open field and think that would be a great place to have a gallop. Your dinner: Chocolate/crisps and a glass of wine. Your ...

The Top 5 Weekend Bags You Need. Right Now.

As experts in luxury PR, we know you can never have too many handbags, shoes, dogs and horses. Well, maybe that's just us! However especially for your shopping delight, here is our lust list of handbags, clutch bags and travel bags you need in your life.   A Bag that says it all! Escape to ...

Dogs & Horses – The Perfect Combination

    It's fair to say that people who own horses tend to own dogs too but is there a particular breed that wins 'paws' up when it comes to the perfect dog for the horsey yard? The MirrorMePR Canine PR Team make some suggestions for their top 'pawsome' doggies:   1. The Dalmatian Initially guard ...

11 Horse Care Tips For Hot Weather

  In the UK it's fair to say that we're not used to high temperatures so when they do arrive and last longer than a couple of days, it can become slightly challenging. The MirrorMePR Equine Team has some great tips for stable management during the hot weather...   1. Ride Early Or Late Ride ...