August 14, 2013

Classic Equine teams with Ritchie on new waterer line

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Classic Equine teams with Ritchie on new waterer line

Four innovative designs bring fresh ideas to automatic watering

GRANBURY, Texas – Classic Equine, the industry leader in products for performance horses and riders, and Ritchie, the inventor of the automatic waterer, have teamed up to bring horse owners the ultimate line of innovative, newly-designed waterers.

Providing a clean, constant supply of fresh water on demand is critical to horse health. Installing Classic Equine by Ritchie waterers makes it easy to do just that, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long.

“Some things just go together,” said Ken Bray, president of Classic Equine/Equibrand. “Working with Ritchie to design and produce exceptional waterers is an important part of our company’s ongoing dedication to continually improve and add to the products we offer. This is a great fit, and we’re proud to offer these waterers for your consideration. We think horse owners are ready for watering solutions that are both easy and affordable. We know our dealer customers are excited to have such an ideal collection of waterers in their stores.”

Ritchie CEO Leon Yantis added, “Classic Equine brings great insight and perspective to the design of equine waterer systems, and we are proud to work with them to build the ultimate collection of horse waterers.”

Designed by the people who best know horses and horse people and built by the best in the automatic waterer business, Classic Equine by Ritchie is introducing four units in its new line.


  • Individual
  • Automatic water fountain for stalls
  • Stainless steel cover & hardware
  • Easy to drain & clean
  • Corner-mounted to save space


  • Automatic, gravity-driven
  • Designed for portability
  • Garden hose connection
  • Smooth, round edges
  • Multiple mounting options


  • Installed-automatic
  • Hinged cover for easy access
  • Quick refill time; no waiting for water
  • Smooth surface for easy cleaning
  • Optional heater package


  • Stainless steel, insulated-automatic
  • Stainless steel drinking area
  • Premier heating system installed
  • Extremely energy efficient
  • Large access panel for installation           

Together, Classic Equine and Ritchie have designed the watering solutions horse people have been waiting for. Classic Equine by Ritchie makes automatic watering the only way to go to ease this chore for horse owners and maintain horse health. To learn more, or to find a dealer near you, please call 1-800-654-7894.

Based in Granbury, Texas, Classic Equine by Ritchie and Classic Equine are part of the Equibrand Products Group, which also includes Classic Rope and Martin Saddlery. It is Equibrand’s goal to support every individual who strives to be the best at what they do with a horse. For more information, please go to or or call: 817-573-1884. 

Ritchie Industries has been located in Conrad, Iowa since 1943. Dedicated to providing “fresh water for life,” this employee-owned company ensures quality by building every aspect of its waterers on site. For more information, please go to or call: 800-747-0222