Horse & Country

H&C: service providers ‘need to be more willing’ to share data with content partners

Service providers need to be more willing to share customer data with content partners, according to Heather Killen, chairman and CEO of OTT equestrian-interest streaming service and channel provider Horse & Country, speaking on a panel at the Connected TV World Summit yesterday. Killen said that content providers striking partnerships with service providers involved giving […]

H&C+ extends North American reach with Comcast

Equestrian sports network Horse & Country has secured the launch of its live and on demand subscription service, H&C+, on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Flex platforms in North America. The agreement means that in the coming months, subscribers will be able to view live coverage of events including the CHIO Rotterdam from the Netherlands, the […]

Horse & Country launches free service on Vizio SmartCast

Equestrian sports network Horse & Country has launched its free, ad-supported channel on the Vizio SmartCast platform in America. Every new Vizio Smart TV comes equipped with SmartCast and delivers entertainment options with access to hundreds of free channels and content across multiple genres. Audiences can now tune into Horse & Country on channel 507 […]

Horse & Country acquires US streamer, will come of Sky at end of month

Equestrian sports network Horse & Country TV (H&C) has acquired leading US equestrian streaming provider, EQ Sports Net (EQSN). In the UK meanwhile, H&C will come off Sky at the end of this month and transition to a more OTT-focused distribution strategy, although it remains available as a pay TV channel on Virgin Media. EQSN […]

H&C launches on Viasat in Sweden

Equestrian sports channel H&C has launched its Swedish channel on Nordic Entertainment Group’s Viasat platform where it will be offered on an a la carte basis, retailed at SEK59 (€5.65). Viasat’s subscribers in Sweden will be able to watch H&C’s offering of equestrian sport, including a calendar of Swedish and international events, exclusive masterclasses, and […]

H&C launches US OTT TV offering

Equestrian-themed multiscreen TV offering H&C – Horse & Country – has launched in the US, available on Roku streaming players and Roku TV models. H&C is offering a linear 24-hour channel, a 10-day catch-up service and video-on-demand for US$8.99 (€7.40) a month or US$89.99 a year. H&C subscribers in the United States will have access […]

Horse & Country TV joins UPC Netherlands

Equestrian sports and lifestyle channel Horse & Country TV is to become available to UPC Netherlands cable subscribers as part of a new distribution deal. The channel will be part of the Interactieve Digitale TV Royaal package from April 1 2015. This deal means that H&C TV will now reach more than five million Dutch […]

Horse & Country TV hires for international expansion

British pay TV broadcaster Horse & Country TV is ramping up its international expansion and has hired two executive to lead the charge. The company has hired former Hit Entertainment, BBC Worldwide and JimJam boss Wayne Dunsford as director of international distribution and has promoted former commercial director Richard Burdett to managing director. Both will […]