Animal Feed Store
How We Can Help?
Home Grown Hay & Straw
With decades of experience making top quality hay and straw, you can put your trust in us when buying forage and bedding for your livestock
Experts In Equine Feeding
From top level competition horses to much loved, happy-hackers, you can be sure you’ll leave Whipley with exactly the right diet for your equine companion. Alongside all the household names, you’ll also find a selection of specialist feed companies too.
Join The Whipley Chicken Club
The Whipley chicken club is ever growing and customers come back to us time and time again for our friendly, hardy point of lay Rhode Island crosses. We sell everything you could need for happy healthy birds including feed, treats, supplements and accesories
Pet Care? We've got you covered
Our wide selection of raw, frozen, dry & wet dog food means there is something to suit all dietary requirements and budgets. We also cater for cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets and stock a very wide selection of wild bird feed.
From Our Farm To Yours
Over the years we have had many farmyard residents at Whipley. You’ll find a wide variety of smallholder fodder here from trusted brands such as Badminton, Duffield, Allen & Page and Fancy Feeds.
Meet The Team
We are a small but tightly knit team here at Whipley Manor. Each staff member is knowledgeable and friendly, ensuring your visit to our store is an enjoyable one
Amy – Store Manager
Our store manager Amy comes to us with a strong equine background, having evented to a high level herself and groomed and many prestigious 5* competitions including Badminton and Burghley. With a degree in equine science and first-hand experience of feeding top-level competition horses, she will be able to answer all of your equine nutrition questions. Her homebred 2* horse also events barefoot so she can help all our customers who prefer the natural approach too.
Mark – Warehouse Manager
We would be lost at Whipley without Mark. He is in charge of the warehouse and makes sure everything runs smoothly back there. Mark worked as a gardener at a neighbouring estate before he came to Whipley and is a master on the forklift.
Bill – Retail Assistant & Delivery Driver
Bill is the Whipley secret weapon, when he’s not charming customers or delivering feed, he can be found entertaining the crowds at our open days with his band, The Decades.
Lisa – Store Manager
Lisa is Will’s sister and she joined the shop team 18 months ago to help out during the Covid crisis. Together with Amy she manages the store and uses her extensive experience as a legal secretary to great effect in the office. In her younger days, Lisa trained with Ali Cookson at East Whipley Farm to achieve her BHS AI qualifications.
Charlotte – Shop Assistant
Charlotte has owned horses all her life and has many other pets including dogs, ferrets and chickens. She’s our resident frozen dog food specialist and when she is not manning the fort at Whipley she also works part-time as a dog hydrotherapy assistant and enjoys schooling her beautiful mare Yabs
Dee – Retail Assistant
We are so lucky to have Dee, she has worked in equestrian retail for many years and holds her equine and pet SQP qualifications. Dee has a passion for showjumping and has been an active member of British Showjumping her whole life, competing at venues all over the UK.
Will – The Boss
Will is the third generation farmer at Whipley and has spearheaded the whole redevelopment and diversification of the farm. Will has a real passion for conservation, examples of which can be seen all over the estate. We have Will to thank for all the delicious hay we sell here in the feed store, every year he spends the summer hard at work cutting and turning 150 acres
Les – Delivery Driver
Les is our fantastic delivery driver. He knows every customer and takes great pride in offering an incomparable and personal delivery service. Les is a fully qualified commercial drone pilot and runs his own drone photography and videography business alongside his Whipley duties. At home, he has three rescue dogs, enjoys rehabilitating sick and injured wild animals and practising drumming for the three bands he plays with.
The Weekend Staff
Kacy, Morgan, Bella, Jody and Ollie cover various shifts over the weekend and during college holidays. Each have their own unique skills and will be happy to help you whenever you visit the store