Ariat Tri Factor grip breeches

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Breeches that help you look great, as well as helping you to  maintain a correct and secure position in the saddle is always going to be a hit with horse riders.

The clever material and design will help you stay cool when you're working hard.

These breeches also incorporate an innovative compressive fabric which is infused with cooling technology and silicone grip for extra grip in the saddle. 

Moisture Movement Technology wicks moisture away from the skin and the Ariat V3 elastic "V" panel built into the back waistband adds to the overall comfort of these breeches.

For a flattering look Ariat has used Core Control Technology, which provides targeted support for core muscles and slims you silhouette too. 

 RRP £119.99 (full seat) or £109.99 (knee patches)

Find stockists visit www.ariat.com

4 of the best riding socks

A good pair of riding socks should fit seamlessly inside your riding boots, so you hardly know you’re wearing them. They should be comfortable and not create any unnecessary bulk inside your boots.

Here's four pairs of socks, which have technical properties to keep your feet happy.

Equetech Performance socks

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The perfect sock for wearing with your long boots. They have a soft cotton foot and a thin nylon leg to eliminate any unnecessary bulk, ideal for when you need that extra space inside your boots.

What's more you get three pairs in this pack.

Colour Navy/grey

Price £11.95* for a pack of three pairs

 

 

Aztec Diamond Equestrian Coolmax Training Socks

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A knee-high sock with added Coolmax, a moisture wicking fabric, for additional comfort.

They’re breathable, lightweight and finished with a ribbed band around the ankle to keep them in place. There’s also a reinforced heel and toe paneling .

Colour Black, grey

Size One size

Price £6*

 

Stierna Performance riding socks

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These socks are designed to provide light graduated pressure for improved blood circulation and a mesh construction for maximum ventilation.

They have a non-slip cuff to ensure they don’t fall down and an anatomical toe box for a unique left and right fit.

Colour Black

Sizes 35-37, 38-40, 41-43

Price £20*

For stockists: www.stierna.com

AA Technical socks

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The clever Coolmax technology, which wicks moisture away from your skin, will help keep your feet fresh.

There’s mesh to the upper foot for additional comfort plus a padded sole, ribbed foot arch and lightweight fabric up the knee.

Colours Black, navy

Sizes 31/41, 42/46

Price £22*

For stockists:www.horseware.com

 

 

 

*prices correct at time of publishing

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Equitheme Padded Waistcoat

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The versatile and stylish Equitheme Padded Waistcoat is lightweight making it ideal for cooler days, or to use as an additional layer when it's colder. 

This warm yet light padded waistcoat also features a hood which makes it perfect for the rainy, colder weather thanks to its water-repellent fabric. 

The waistcoat is available in an array of colours including, fuchsia, black, red, brown, beige, bright blue and navy.

Sizes include children’s 4 years to 14 years, adults XXS to XXL

Prices  £35.90 (children's sizes), £42.50 (adult sizes)

For more information visit www.equitheme.co.uk

Four of the best riding tops

The use of modern fabrics in lots of riding clothing allow you to look great and stay cool Here’s our pick of four of the most practical technical tops to suit all budgets

Mark Todd Liv Competition skin

Mark Todd Liv Competition Skin

A smart top made from a breathable, 4-way stretch fabric that’s quick drying and wicks away moisture, making it an ideal choice for riding. Designed to be worn on its own or as a base layer, the Liv is suitable for all occasions whether you’re working on the yard, or competing.

Price £34.99     

Colours Navy, white, anthracite grey

Size XS to XL

For details of your nearest stockist visit www.wefi.co.uk


Noble Outfitters Gwen Performance Mock

Noble Outfitters Gwen  Performance Mock

Great for competition, the lightweight Gwen Performance Mock from Noble Outfitters is a high performance short sleeved shirt with a neat sports fit. It’s made with UPF 50+ rated fabric, and has an ultra-breathable stretch mesh back and side panels for a flattering fit.

Colours Ice, white

Sizes XS to XL

Price £29.95    

Order online at www.nobleoutfitters.co.uk


Aztec Diamond base layer top

Aztec Diamond Base Layer Top

A functional top designed to be worn as a training or competition top or as an additional layer on cooler days. This top has three quarter zip sleeves and a high collared zip neck. It’s made from a premium quality, 4-way stretch fabric with added Coolmax for superb stretch and recovery properties which means it won’t lose its flattering fit, plus it’s not see through.

Colours White, pink, metal, black

Sizes XS to XL

Price £40


Felix Bühler Mara polo shirt

Felix Buhler Mara polo

A classic v-neck polo shirt which is a staple top for many horse owners. This shirt is made from a breathable and quick-drying fabric with contrast coloured buttons and striped ribbon on the inside of the collar to match with the rest of your riding wardrobe.

Colours Apple green, black, capri blue, cassis, hibiscus, marine, night blue, sapphire, pale pink

Sizes XS to XXL

Price £15.90   

Order online at www.kramer.co.uk

Mountain Horse Melanie Tech breeches

Mountain Horse Melanie Tech breeches

If you're looking for breeches that are that little bit different, then the Melanie Tech breeches from Mountain Horse have a great sporty look, as well as using colour blocking and technical fabric.

The breeches are stretchy and lightweight and the soft durable yarn mix gives superb comfort.

Both the full seat and knee breeches incorporate Mountain Horse’s triangle grip technology to provide extra grip in the saddle and extra comfort comes from stretch-tech fabric inserts at the back , front leg and hem for a perfect fit.

Price £99 (knee), £119 (full seat)

To see more from Mountain Horse visit www.mountainhorse.se

KM Elite All Rounder Glove

A classic comfort fit riding glove that’s suitable for all disciplines.

 The All Rounder from KM Elite is a great everyday riding glove

The All Rounder from KM Elite is a great everyday riding glove

These gloves provide excellent grip and the sweat absorbing palm will ensure you stay comfortable whatever the weather.

They're close fitting to give you the best possible feel on the reins and the Velcro fastening at the wrist holds the gloves securely in place.

Available in four colours - black, royal blue, navy blue and purple

Price £17.99

Order online at www.kmeliteproducts.co.uk

Equetech helps you stay cool this summer

With the prospect of riding in summer sunshine, British equestrian fashion brand, Equetech has two new additions to their summer range designed to help you stay cool as the temperature rises.

Equetech Freedom competition shirt

The Equetech Freedom Competition Shirt is a gorgeous minimalist shirt with the focus on offering the ultimate in a technical, wicking shirt with maximum stretch in the saddle, which also caters for curves! All seams are counter covered for further comfort and it’s machine washable, quick drying and non-iron care label make this a summer sizzler!

Colour: White

Sizes: 8 - 24

RRP: £38.50*  

 

 

Equetech Piaffe waistcoat

The Equetech Piaffe Dressage Waistcoat has been created in line with the British Dressage rule change on what you're allowed to wear in summer competition. A great alternative to the traditional competition jacket, this unique, lightweight waistcoat is styled in a rich woven jacquard and is tailored to flatter.

colour: Navy

Sizes 8 - 18

RRP: £72.95*

For further information visit www.equetech.com

* price correct at time of publishing

 

Cavallo Caja Grip Breeches

Cavallo Caja Grip breeches

Winner of Your Horse magazine Best in Test, July 2017

Reviewed by event rider Tamsin Iveson

The fit of these breeches can't be faulted, they're just absolutely perfect. they're so comfortable thanks to the soft material they're made from, which moves with you.

The design at the knee allows complete freedom of movement and the full seat Cavagrip provides additional grip when you're riding without restricting you. 

they also wash really well and dry quickly - perfect as they're my favourite breeches and I don't want to be without them for long!

These may be expensive, but they're worth every penny.

Colours: Dark blue, grey, white

Sizes: 20 - 34in

Price £149*

To find your nearest stockist visit www.zebraproducts.com

* price correct at time of publishing

Toggi Barrington

Toggi Barrington

A practical and great looking jacket, this zip-up top has lightweight insulation and a breathable outer so you stay at just the right temperature.

Wear it on warmer days with just a t-shirt underneath, or it can be used part of layering system in colder weather.

The sleeves are made from a stretch fabric to give you freedom of movement.

Also, practical thumb holes stops the sleeves riding up.

Price £80*

*price correct at time of publishing

Timothy Foxx Catherine jacket

This great looking jacket is the perfect addition to your wardrobe to take you out in the city or about in the countryside.

 Catherine jacket in Harmony tweed

Catherine jacket in Harmony tweed

The flattering cut which will give your curves a great shape set this jacket apart from other traditional tweed jackets.

The Catherine jacket is available in three stunning tweeds: Amber, Foxglove and Harmony. Whichever one you chose a key tone from the tweed is carried through to a smart corduroy fabric on an extra-long cuff inner lining, which you can fold back, on the collar and pocket trims.

The collar has also been designed to be worn up or down, complete with a reversible and detachable storm flap to help keep your neck warm in colder weather.

Price £350*

*price correct at time of publishing