Shires Equestrian Products Short Sleeve Stock Shirt

Shires Equestrian Products Short Sleeve Stock Shirt

Shires Equestrian Products Short Sleeve Stock Shirt

The Shires Equestrian Products Short Sleeve Stock Shirt won our Gear Guide test in May 2016.

Our dedicated tester, Your Horse reader Vanessa Lowther, rode in a range of competitions shirts on the flat and over fences. As she wore each one she considered how well it fitted and the overall appearance. She also assessed how comfortable the shirt was to ride in. From this information, plus looking at the price of each shirt she decided on our winner. Read on to find out how each one performed.

WHAT OUR TESTER SAID
" This classic looking competition shirt was really comfortable to wear and with hidden buttons (they're hidden behind a cotton panel) it has a neat appearance. I also like that it comes with a detachable collar so you can wear it with or with a stock. the price is great too."

PRODUCT DETAILS

Price* £19.99
Colours White, pink
Sizes XXS to XXL

To find out more visit  www.shiresequestrian.com

* Price at the time of testing.

 

 

 

 

Lister Tempo Trimmers

The Lister Tempo trimmers won our Gear Guide test in April 2016.

WHAT OUR TESTER SAID
"These trimmers are a good weight and they're shorter and wider in the body making them comfortable to hold and easy to use. They felt secure in my hand. The switch on the side was easy to use and there was very little vibration. They left a good neat finish."

The Lister Tempo Trimmers won our Gear Guide test in April 2016.

The Lister Tempo Trimmers won our Gear Guide test in April 2016.

KEY FEATURES
This easy to use, rechargeable cordless trimmer is designed to remove hair from hard to reach or sensitive areas. The set works with low noise and vibration and has a contoured design for comfort. Expect up to 60 minutes of trimming on a full charge. The trimmers come with a set of four blade guides so you can select the length of hair cut.

PRODUCT DETAILS
Price £78

To find out more visit www.lister-shearing.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bridleway Lavello Padded Cavesson Bridle

The Bridleway Lavello Padded Cavesson Bridle won our Gear Guide test in March 2016.

WHAT OUR TESTER SAID
"This is a very smart looking bridle with a well shaped headpiece. The raised browband and noseband add to the look of this bridle and it's very good value for money. It is quite generous in size and would suit horses with a larger head so keep this in mind when buying."

KEY FEATURES
Made from Italian leather, this bridle has a padded crank cavesson noseband which allows tightening without pinching. The wide, ergonomic all-in-one padded headpiece relieves pressure. The rubber grip reins are flexible and non-stretch.

PRODUCT DETAILS
Price £109.95
Colours Black, havana
Sizes Cob, full, extra Full

To find out more visit www.bridlewayequestrian.com

The Bridleway Lavello Padded Cavesson Bridle won our Gear Guide test in March 2016.

The Bridleway Lavello Padded Cavesson Bridle won our Gear Guide test in March 2016.

JHL Mediumweight Combo Turnout Rug

The JHL Mediumweight Combo Turnout Rug won our Gear Guide test in January 2016.

WHAT OUR TESTER SAID
"This rug fits really well and is super snug. It didn’t move or slip. The neck is a good length and goes to the back of the ears. It looks like new after quite a lot of use and I'd definitely recommend it as a good medium weight rug. It's worth noting that this isn't the deepest rug, it only came just below the shoulders on my horse so check the fit."

The JHL Mediumweight Combo Turnout Rug won our Gear Guide test in January 2016.

The JHL Mediumweight Combo Turnout Rug won our Gear Guide test in January 2016.

KEY FEATURES
This is a practical rug with integral neck cover and generous tail flap offering top to tail protection from the elements. 600 denier waterproof and breathable rip-stop outer, 250g insulation, adjustable quick release breast fastenings and a nylon lining that polishes the coat. Additional fabric inset at the wither gives a generous neck length and allows greater freedom of movement.

PRODUCT DETAILS
Price £99.99
Colour black/red plaid
Sizes 5ft 6in to 7ft

To find out more visit www.wefi.co.uk

 

 

Mark Todd Reinga ladies trousers

The Mark Todd Reinga ladies trousers won our Gear guide test in December 2015.

WHAT OUR TESTER SAID
"These trousers are smart looking and keep you lovely and warm. The shaping around the knee mean that they don't restrict your movement while riding and the adjustable waist is simple to use - it also means that you can alter the fit so that you're comfortable in and out of the saddle. The two-way zip makes them quick and easy to put on and take off. The only downside is that the leg rode up slighlty as I rode."

KEY FEATURES
These trousers are lightly padded for added warmth, and manufactured in comfortable polystretch fabric with Taslon panels for durability and easy cleaning. Reflective logos and piping, leg zips with storm flap and adjustable tabs at the waist and ankle.

PRODUCT DETAILS
Price £79.95
Colour Navy
Sizes 8-18

To find out more visit www.wefi.co.uk

 

The Mark Todd Reinga ladies trousers won our Gear Guide test in December 2015.

The Mark Todd Reinga ladies trousers won our Gear Guide test in December 2015.

Absorbine ShowSheen Stain Remover and Whitener

Absorbine's ShowSheen Stain Remover and Whitener won our Gear Guide test in November 2015.

WHAT OUR TESTER SAID
"The mist of this spray gave excellent coverage and I found that very little product was needed. It removed stains with little effort and the results improved as the legs dried. Once dry the leg was lef looking a natural white colour and my horse's hair felt silky and soft. The only negative was that using the spray can be a little time consuming, as it needed rinsing."

KEY FEATURES
ShowSheen Stain Remover and Whitener contains Oxi-Erasers to lift out stains and a powerful pre-treatment spray for tough stains. It's colour safe and contains no bleach.

PRODUCT DETAILS
Price £10.35 for 591ml

To find out more visit www.absorbine.co.uk 

 

Absorbine ShowSheen Stain Remover and Whitener won our Gear Guide test in November 2015.

Absorbine ShowSheen Stain Remover and Whitener won our Gear Guide test in November 2015.

Bucas Competition Cooler

The Bucas Competition Cooler won our Gear Guide test in October 2015.

The Bucas Competition Cooler won our Gear Test in October 2015.

WHAT OUR TESTER SAID
"This cooler is a great fit and didn’t move once on. It's practical and easy to use and is perfect for warmer days. The concealed surcingles gave a smart appearance, it's really lightweight and does a great job of cooling your horse."

KEY FEATURES
This smart practical cooler combines the wicking Stay-dry fabric on the upper part to dry your horse and fly mesh fabric on the lower part to keep him cool and to allow air to circulate. The perfect lightweight cooler for warm competition days or travelling.

PRODUCT DETAILS
Price £69*
Colours Navy, cherry pink, hedge green
Sizes 5ft to 7ft

To find out more visit www.bucas.com

*Price at time of testing.

 

Toggi Laredo ladies Denim Breeches

The Toggi Laredo ladies Denim Breeches won our gear test in August 2015.

WHAT OUR TESTER SAID
"These breeches have a flattering fit and the fabric is really supportive while the full seat of gave a nice feeling of security in the saddle. There's nothing negative to say about these breeches but I woudl advise anyone looking to buy that the sizes come up a little small."

KEY FEATURES
These denim breeches are extremely stretchy, offer stylish comfort and a full stretch simulated leather seat for security in the saddle.

PRODUCT DETAILS
Price from £70*
Colour Blue denim
Sizes 24in to 34in

To find out more visit www.toggi.com

*Price at time of testing.

The Toggi Laredo ladies Denim Breeches won our Gear Guide test in August 2015

The Toggi Laredo ladies Denim Breeches won our Gear Guide test in August 2015