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Eric Imiola

Graduated from HEC, Éric Imiola ran his international career among big groups from the automobile and engineering sector. At the end of 2016, he was given the reins of Ekkia SAS, leading outfitter in France with products geared to riders and their horses, present in 60 countries. At the head of a portfolio of more than 15 brands such as Equithème, Norton, Eric Thomas, Hippotonic, or also Pénélope (formerly Pénélope Leprevost collections). Éric Imiola work to shape trends and innovations that riders and their horses from all around the world will find in their tack room.

Hello Tessy,

Clearly Pénélope and Equithème. In the United States, regarding our first feedbacks, these two brands have a real success for their French Touch combined to the technicality of the products!

Eric Imiola

Hello Norman,

The older brand is Equithème (since 1985), and the newest is Diego & Luna, which is a brand made from dogs, and not horses.

Eric Imiola

Hello Ashley,

For us, para riders have to be equiped the same way as lambda riders, they are athlete just like the others so we think that our clothes can match every riders.

Eric Imiola

Hello Connor,

Yes, we have branchs and subsidiaries. In 2019, we open a subsidiary in the US. Our agents' network has a great role with more than 30 agents in 20 countries.

Eric Imiola

Hello Kessy,

The research and development department includes about 15 people.

Eric Imiola

Hello Joan,

No, we proposed clothes made of bamboo but the testing weren't satistying. But why not one day! These are researches linked to eco-friendly, and we want to develop that.

Eric Imiola

Hello Ryan,

Yes, today we have a brand for western. In 2019, we made a renewal of the western range with the brand Eric Thomas.

Eric Imiola

Hello Scott,

I will say this : My favorite product is the one that pleases my customers the most! ;-)

Eric Imiola

Hello,

I love quarter horses for their powerful and also compared to the leisure riding that I practice.

Eric Imiola

Hello Cole,

South Africa is the second contry in my heart, I spent almost 4 years there. We don't export much in this country, for the anecdote, clients are often suppliers. So, you will find our products for example at Equine Online in Durban.

Eric Imiola