Derriere Equestrian Ltd

Underwear for the horse rider, innovative, scientifically designed, thoroughly researched and performance tested. A global revolution.

Tell us what inspired you to start your business; what makes your business stand out and how it impacts you, your community or the environment and your hopes, dreams and plans to go global.

The concept was to design the perfect padded support and incorporate it into high end, stylish underwear to improve the comfort of the rider and security of the seat. There was a global gap in the market and a need for riders everywhere. Launched on the 1st September 2014 and since then the product sales have grown from strength to strength. We distribute into 107 retailers in 29 countries through Europe and internationally into trade and through our ECommerce site. Derriere Equestrian Underwear is global

How would you use the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest money to make a significant impact on growing your business and take it to the next level of success by going global?

The FedEx grant would be a phenomenal boost to our UK SME export business that is fast approaching our 2 year anniversary on trading. The Grant would facilitate further product development, marketing, and global support to the growth of the brand. New products in the pipeline for launch, trade fairs globally and our ever growing shipping logistics are all areas that we could proportion grant funding. The company success is a story to tell, however has so much growth ahead and one lady at the helm!