As featured in the April issue of Equestrian Business, we look at a selection of quality spring clothing for horse and rider.
Equisafety Ltd: Waterproof, Quilted Hi-Vis Wrapround Rug
All Purpose Rug | Sizes: Pony – Full | Colours: Yellow, Pink and Orange
This lightweight, 360° fluorescent, highly-visible and reflective rug has the added advantage of being 100% waterproof, breathable and windproof. It is lined with a soft, thin, quilted wicking fabric, to alleviate overheating, while its tough, performance outer fabric provides durability with increased abrasion and snag resistance. The fully adjustable, detachable chest protector is fitted at the top of the pommel area so that it does not get in the way of the horses movement. This rug can be used without the saddle.
+44 (0)1516 787182
Jumpers Horse Line: Lightweight Turnout Rug
Sizes: 5’6 to 7’0 | Colours: Red/Black, Navy/Burgundy
RRP: £56.99 (neck cover £28.50)
This practical rug from Jumper’s Horse Line is ideal for warmer days or for those horses that just need a little bit of extra protection. Manufactured in 600 denier ripstop polyester, the rug has a mesh lining with nylon anti-rub panels at the shoulder. The design includes quick release front fastenings, cross under surcingles, leg straps and tail flap. A matching neck cover is sold separately.
Mark Todd Collection: Horse Walker/Lunge Rug
Sizes: 4’6 to 5’0 | Colours: Navy
RRP: £59.99 (neck cover £29.99)
Designed for use on the horse walker or when lunging, this handy rug ensures that the muscles are kept warm, whilst still allowing free movement. Made with a waterproof and breathable polyester outer, over a fleece lining, this rug is durable and protective. The smart rug features a single breast fastening, cross surcingles and a fillet string to keep it secure, while the addition of a neck cover (sold separately) adds extra warmth if required.
Mark Todd Collection: Universal Sheet
Sizes: 5’6 to 7’0 | Colours: Navy or Black
RRP: RRP: £59.50
Ideal for the mid seasons when it is too warm for a stable rug, this practical rug is great for use when travelling or as a lightweight sheet. Designed with the horse’s comfort in mind, the Mark Todd Universal Sheet has a 600 denier polyester outer fabric, cotton lining and no filling. The design features reinforced nylon anti-rub shoulder panels and fleece wither protection, plus cross surcingles, double breast fastenings and a fillet string.
+44 (0)1303 872277
Sizes: 4’0 – 7’3 | Colours: Choice of 23
The TKCS cooler from Thermatex is a popular summer rug choice with consumers. This British made lightweight knitted rug is designed to provide warmth when needed, yet at the same time encourages airflow – perfect for use after exercise, during travel or in the stable. Features include a double front closure, reinforced wither pad, belly strap and fillet loops. As with all of the rugs from the Thermatex range, the TKCS is hand cut for a perfect fit and machine washable.
+44 (0)1239 614648
Trilanco: Z-itch Sweet Itch Rug
Sizes: 4’6 – 7’0 | Colours: Brown
The Z-itch Sweet Itch Rug comes in three parts to make it easy to fit. The rug provides exceptional cover across the whole horse and includes a large belly flap, large tail flap, neck and face mask. It’s made using a tightly woven, comfortable material that provides some protection from UV rays and also vents sweat. With elasticated edges and plenty of adjustment, the Z-itch Sweet Itch Rug has a close fitting design and provides a barrier between the horse’s body and midges and flies.
+44 (0)1772 754844
Ariat: Caprilli H2O Jacket
Sizes: XS – XL | Colours: Navy
The Caprilli Waterproof Jacket is perfect for unpredictable weather. Made from a stretch wind- and waterproof outer shell, along with waterproof seam sealing and zipper construction, spring showers won’t be a problem in the Caprilli. The breathable jacket is ideal for working and riding in and features a removable hood that fits over a helmet, adjustable storm cuffs, saddle vents and zippered hand pockets, making the Caprilli H2O Jacket a versatile wardrobe essential this season.
+44 (0)1367 242818
Equisafety Ltd: Charlotte Dujardin Renver Quilted Jacket
Sizes: XS – XXL | Colours: Pink/Black or Yellow/Black
The Renver is lightweight and breathable through using technically advanced laser cutting, intuitive design and unique garment construction. The jacket is manufactured using Equilux insulation, a four-way stretch softshell material for ease of movement, two-way front zip and two hidden pockets with waterproof zip garages. This highly visible jacket also has reflective piping to enable it to be used at any time of the day. Attention to detail is shown through the soft microfibre inner cuffs for comfort; satin lining with French seams, a contoured collar and large back hidden fishtail pleat.
+44 (0)1516 787182
Mark Todd Collection: Betty Polo Shirt
Sizes: S – L (ladies) | Colours: Navy, White or Royal Blue
This lightweight, extremely breathable polo shirt is manufactured in four-way stretch pique cotton making it ideal for summer riding or casual wear. Machine washable, both the collar and arm cuffs are made from soft and comfortable ribbing. With a fitted design and the Mark Todd logo embroidered on the front left chest and arm, the shirt makes a practical and stylish addition to stock.
Mark Todd Collection: Jana Hoodie
Sizes: XS – XL (ladies) | Colours: Navy, Burgundy or Grey
From the Mark Todd Italian Collection, this comfortable cotton hoodie has a front zip fastening, zipped pockets to accommodate all smart phones, a cosy fleece lining, hood ties and the famous Mark Todd signature across the chest. Not just for wearing while riding, the Mark Todd Jana Hoodie can be sold as casual wear as well, making it a particularly functional item to stock.
Mark Todd Collection: Denim Breeches
Sizes: 24” to 34” (ladies) | Colours: Blue
These super stretchy breeches are manufactured in 95% cotton with elastane to allow for greater freedom of movement. Featuring a euro style seat, the breeches are great for everyday use. With slim line sock ankles, generous front that can accommodate the latest smart phone and rear pockets, these breeches have a genuine jean look. The design also contains subtle, contrast stitching and embroidery, making the breeches both practical and comfortable.
+44 (0)1303 872277 www.wefi.co.uk
Noble Outfitters: Showdown Insulated Vest
Sizes: S – XXL | Colours: Dark Navy or Black
The showdown gilet is the perfect mid layer to wear when extra warmth is required; ideal for wearing on and off the yard this season. Made from water repellent finish nylon, the Showdown Insulated Vest is warm and breathable. With 100 gram polyester insulation fill, the vest features YKK zippers at centre front and hand pockets, as well as an internal zip secure pocket that offers media cord access. The design is also machine washable.
+44 (0)7920 771485
Noble Outfitters: Kahla Racer Back Tank
Sizes: XS – XXL | Colours: Sweet Lilac or Vivacious Heather
An everyday base layer with added performance, the Kahla Racer Back Tank is breathable and stretchable with Opti-Dry technology to regulate wearer temperature, keeping them dry and ensuring maximum comfort with every ride. It even works as casual wear and is ideal as a base layer. With a dropped back hem, flat seams and a stretch mesh back panel for added breathability, the racer back styled tank top features reflective logo detailing.
+44 (0)7920 771485
Stierna Equestrian Sportswear: Halo 1/2 zip LS
Sizes: XS – XL | Colours: White, Black, Dark Navy or Lilac
A functional first layer, this top will keep wearers dry and comfortable. The fabric and garment are designed to quickly distribute moisture across the fabric surface for rapid evaporation. The fabric is impregnated with bamboo charcoal that has a natural anti-odour effect without any need for added chemicals. The bamboo also has a natural coolness that will help to regulate body temperature and keep wearers fresh and comfortable both during and after riding.
Stierna Equestrian Sportswear
+46 7616 94293
Toggi: Somers Ladies Sock Bottom Breeches
Sizes: 24” – 34” (regular leg) | Colours: Black
The Toggi Somers ladies sock bottom breeches are lightweight for summer with flattering curved seam lines. Featuring a pull on waistband providing comfort and ease of use, whilst stretch panels in contrast spaced dyed fabric at the ankle add a touch of colour and provide a comfortable fit under the wearers boots or chaps. Silicone grip print at the knee provides more grip in the saddle and a subtly branded tab gives the finishing touch to this style.
+44 (0)1132 707000
Toggi: Granby Ladies Long Sleeved Technical Top
Sizes: 8 – 20 | Colours: White or Black
A sporty looking technical top, the Granby offers a fashion forward take on a technical long sleeved top perfect for everyday wear enjoying the outdoors. Ergonomically designed with wearer comfort in mind, the stretch Aerocool fabric is comfortable and breathable, wicking perspiration away from the body. Other features include discreet embroideries and a functional half zip to ensure the wearer remains comfortable when being active.
+44 (0)1132 707000