Winter wear: up to the job?


During the winter months having the right kind of jacket is a top priority for virtually everyone associated with horses – owners, trainers, instructors, yard staff, vets, therapists, farriers and the rest! As featured in the November issue of Equestrian Business, we look at a selection of winter wear for the rider.

Alan Paine Country Collection

Berwick Ladies Waterproof Jacket

Ladies | Sizes: 8 – 20 | Colours: Olive & Dark Navy | RRP: £209.95

Waterproof and breathable, the Berwick Ladies Waterproof Jacket has a detachable hood complete with a detachable mock fur trim. Inside the collar there is a soft mock suede for added comfort, while the two flap-secured bellow pockets have side entry hand-warmer pockets. Designed with an anti-wicking strip hem as well as a fleece-lined body, the jacket is easy to wear thanks to the two-way centre front zipper with studded placket.

Alan Paine Knitwear Ltd | +44 (0)1623 415765 |

Ariat Europe Ltd

Momento H2O Jacket

Ladies | Sizes: XS-XL | Colours: Ganache | RRP: £209.99

Slick and stylish, the Momento H2O jacket features cool climate insulation that uses a durable water repellent finish for wind and water resistance as well as polyfill insulation to maximise rider comfort. The adjustable inner waist detail ensures the jacket creates a close fitted look, while the waterproof seam sealing and zipper construction keeps the wearer dry whatever the weather. Completing the look is a two-way zipper, zippered hand and chest pockets, removable helmet hood and saddle vents.

Volt Jacket

Ladies | Sizes: XS – XL | Colours: Rush Blue / Coastal Grey | RRP: £109.99

The perfect performance jacket for the active rider – the Volt features a host of Ariat’s latest technology. Wind and water resistant, the jacket has a featherweight quilted shell with Primaloft insulation and uses Ariat’s V3 Stretch technology as well as stretch fleece side panels for ease of movement. Zippered hand pockets are lined for warmth, whilst Ariat’s exclusive Moisture Movement technology pulls moisture to the outside of the garment so it evaporates quickly, keeping the wearer dry and comfortable.

Ariat Europe Ltd | +44 (0)1367 245515 |


Baleno Kensington Women’s Jacket

Ladies | Sizes: XS – 2XL | Colours: Multi | RRP: £201.54

This fully functional three-quarter length waterproof coat is modelled on the classic outback drovers style coat. Made from durable and tough fabric, the adjustable hood adds further protection and as part of the Baleno Interchangeable Lining System, a zip-in fleece enhances the coats warmth and comfort. Rigorously tested by Baleno standards in terms of high levels of breathability and full waterproofness, the Kensington has a TPU laminated membrane within the lining for flexibility and water resistance.

Baleno | +32 (0)51 740 800 |

Darzi Clothing Company

Ladies Yellow 2016/17 (MADE IN BRITAIN)

Ladies | Sizes: S, M, L, XL | Colours: Many colours | RRP: £135

The Ladies Original Darzi is made from 100% mid-weight Shetland tweed, which is soft to touch but extremely durable. The interior is made from high quality British fleece giving the jacket a double layer of warmth. The collar is bound with a Somerset cow hide trim. Each jacket is finished with Darzi’s signature contrasting pocket, including an additional inner pocket.

Darzi Clothing Company | +44 (0)7808 204 900 |


Frida Women’s Parka

Ladies | Sizes:  8 – 22 | Colours: Navy, Black, Fuchsia, Peat, Rootbeet purple | RRP: £180.00

The fabric of the Frida is wind and waterproof resistant with taped seams. The jacket has four front pockets: two large lower pockets with flaps and two hanging breast pockets with zips. The fixed hood has a front peak for extra protection and can be adjusted at both the front and back. The jacket has a flexible two-way front zip for good ventilation and a protective storm flap with discreet fastening, as well as an adjustable drawstring waist and a practical Napoleon pocket inside.

Didriksons | +44 (0)1275 390451 |


Equetech 3 In 1 Trilogy Jacket

Ladies | Sizes: XS – XL | Colours: Navy | RRP: £181.50

The Equetech 3 In 1 Trilogy Jacket offers fashion conscious riders two jackets in one clever design. Featuring a waterproof, wind resistant outer shell, the snug full-length quilted jacket also features a shorter smart lightweight zip out quilted lightweight jacket. Designed to be worn in three different ways, the jacket can be worn in its entirety or the inner jacket zipped out for milder day wear and the outer longer layer for less artic weather this winter.

EQUETECH | +44 (0)1296 688 966 |

Equisafety Ltd

The Luminosa Reversible Jacket

Unisex | Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL | Colours: Yellow; Pink, Red-Orange | RRP: £99.99

A first of its kind, the Luminosa is 50% hi-visibility, 50% reflective and has been manufactured using waterproof, extra-soft fluorescent hi-vis fabric and reflective fabric made from powered glass beads. This clever design gives the wearer two choices as they can reverse the jacket to achieve a black quilted jacket. Features also include a two-way zip, large zipped pockets, a soft padded collar and integrated cuffs that allow for a more comfortable fit around the wrists.

Equisafety Ltd | +44 (0)1516 787182 |

Ekkia (Equithème brand)

Equithème Silhouette Quilted Jacket

Ladies | Sizes: XS – XL | Colours: Black, Red, Bright Blue, Navy | RRP: £83.90

Equithème has launched this classic Silhouette Padded Jacket in two new colours – bright blue and navy. Ideal as a windbreaker due to its peach skin feel outer, polyester satin lining and 200g of polyfill padding, this jacket is perfect for the colder months. For a trendy finish, the jacket has ultra-suede piping around the edges. Other features include ribbed cuffs for better thermal insulation and a hood that can be hidden inside the collar for added protection against the wind and rain.

Ekkia | |


Horze Brooke Women’s Long Parka Jacket

Ladies | Sizes: 8 – 18 | Colours: NDB, BDPU | RRP £117.99

The Horze Supreme Brooke Women’s Long Parka Jacket is ideal for riding in tough weather and has plenty of sporty yet stylish details. The jacket is warm, water repellent and windproof for any type of winter weather. The fabric is 3000mm waterproof and 3000mvp breathable. The two-way zipper and zipper side openings are just a few of the many details, including plenty of zipped pockets and a removable hood with faux-fur trim.

Horze Zoe Women’s Lightweight Padded Jacket

Ladies | Sizes: 8 – 18 | Colours: NBD, BDPU/MPU | RRP: £25.49

The perfect jacket for layering, this garment offers warmth as well as comfort. With a lightweight padding and soft fleece lining for cool weather riding, the woven fabric is water repellent and windproof. The design includes thinly padded areas combined with stretchable fleece for comfortable fit as well as a two-way zip at the front, zipped pockets and reflective print logo details for a sharp, sporty look. The jacket is comfortable and well designed to move with the body.

Horze UK |


Barbour Helsby Wax Jacket

Ladies | Sizes: 8-20 | Colours: Olive | RRP: £249

Designed to protect against foul winter weather, this women’s wax parka teams a hardy waxed cotton outer with a quilted lining and a cosy quilted insert to the front. Available in sizes 8 – 20, the Barbour Helsby Wax Jacket features handwarmer pockets, patch pockets and a detachable faux fur-trimmed hood. The grown-on hood lined is lined with   Classic Tartan, while Barbour embroidery gives a finishing flourish to the pocket flap.

Barbour | +44 (0)8009 173000 |

Mountain Horse

Amber Jacket

Ladies | Sizes: XS – XXL | Colours: Navy, Black/Grey, Green/Olive | RRP: £199

The Mountain Horse Amber riding jacket is an updated version of a much loved classic in the range. It manages to combine all the practical details expected in a decent riding jacket whilst retaining a feminine, tailored style. It is waterproof and breathable with fully taped seams to give reliable protection, as well as a detachable, adjustable hood for good sideways visibility. Reflective details are strategically placed to provide better visibility and the adjustable sleeve flaps and hand warmer cuffs help keep out the worst weather.

Mountain Horse | +44 (0)1548831548 |

Noble Outfitters UK

Noble Outfitters Ladies Elements Jacket

Ladies | Sizes: XS – XXL | Colours: Navy | RRP: £179.95

This everyday fully seam sealed waterproof jacket protects the wearer from everything the weather can throw at them. The dropped back hem provides a flattering fit, whilst being fully breathable, and with a detachable and adjustable hood, the jacket is also very versatile. True to size with an adjustable waist cinch, the cuff has a hidden internal knit storm cuff to protect from wind and the lower hand pockets are zip secure and lined with soft-brushed lining.

Noble Outfitters Men’s Endurance Jacket

Men’s | Sizes: S – XXL | Colours: Dark Navy | RRP: £179.95

The Men’s Endurance Jacket by Noble Outfitters UK is excellent for the unpredictable weather winter brings. 100% waterproof, with a double adjustment removable hood, the fully seam sealed and breathable exterior is complimented by a soft-brushed tricot lining for added warmth. The mesh pit zip provides additional ventilation, while the stretch panel at the elbow gives maximum movement and the internal zip secure pocket offers media cord access.

Noble Outfitters Unisex Classic Jacket

Unisex | Sizes: XS – XXL | Colours: Dark Navy & Black | RRP: £89.95

A go-to lifestyle and yard jacket, this water resistant unisex yard jacket has a DWR finish and features a stand up collar to keep the wearer warm as they work or ride. The design includes ribbed hem and cuffs, which are elasticated for comfort and close fit, as well as a cosy fleece lining. Machine washable, this jacket has a hidden internal lower zip to allow for personalised or corporate embroidery.

Noble Outfitters UK | +44 (0)1572 772476 |


Pikeur Melvin Jacket

Men’s | Sizes: 34-46” chest, with long fittings also available | Colours: Anthracite, Military, Night Blue | RRP: £184.95

The Pikeur Melvin Jacket is a warm, sporty and comfortable option for male equestrians. Designed in a stylish, quilted fabric, the jacket is ideal for riding in as well as wearing while completing yard work. The shiny fabric features a contrast quilted lining as well as a dual tone two-way zip on the front. Complete with a stand-up collar, sleeve pockets as well as elasticated cuffs and waist, the jacket has 165g wadding, making it suitable for cool weather.

Shaws Equestrian | +44 (0)1335 370737 |


R233 Junior/Youth Padded Jacket

Children’s | Sizes: ages 2-3, 3-4, 5-6, 7-9, 9-10, 11-12 13-14 years | Colours: Black/Orange, Navy/Lime, Navy/Royal, Royal/Navy, Navy, Black | RRP: Junior version: £21.08 / Youth version: £25.30

Built to last, this children’s padded jacket is both showerproof and windproof. With contrast lining and trim, as well as reflective zip detailing, this jacket is super soft, lightweight and warm. With options for self-branding, an integral hood, full front zip, zip pockets and hangtag, this jacket is easy and comfortable to wear.

R233M Soft Padded Jacket

Men’s/Unisex | Sizes: XS – 4XL | Colours: Royal/Navy, Navy/Lime, Black, Black/Orange, Navy | RRP: £36.30

Super soft, lightweight and warm, this padded jacket comes easy to pack and ready to brand. Quiet to wear, the hinged locker patch offers space for self-branding. With a soft bound cuff and hem, contrast lining and trim, the padded jacket also features reflective hip detail. The design also has an integral hood, full front zip, zip pockets as well as a hangtag.

R235X Camo TX Performance Hooded Softshell Jacket

Men’s/Unisex | Sizes: XS – 3XL | Colours: Camo Green, Camo Charcoal | RRP: £41.70

With a durable water repellent finish, this softshell jacket is breathable, windproof and features an inner storm flap as well as a decorative back yoke. Other features include a full front zip, open cuff and hem, zip closing front pockets in addition to a detachable, adjustable hood. Designed from a TX three-layer performance fabric, the microfleece inner provides extra warmth while the longer back panel gives a fashionable shape.

R400F Women’s 3 in 1 Journey Jacket with Soft Shell Inner

Ladies | Sizes: 8 – 20 | Colours: Red/Black, Royal/Black, Black/Black, Navy/Black | RRP: £87.90

Waterproof, breathable and windproof, this three in one jacket offers versatility and comfort. The outer jacket has a full front two-way zip and a tear release outer double storm flap with studs, in addition to a removable and adjustable lined hood with reflective peak. The softshell inner jacket is water repellent, windproof and breathable. The soft, high stretch fabric is complemented with a full front zip, inside and front side pockets, a fitted waist and straight edge cuff.

R401X Blizzard Jacket

Men’s/Unisex | Sizes: XS – 3XL | Colours: Black/Phantom Grey, Navy/Jasmine, Yellow/Navy, Ruby/Navy | RRP: £50.50

The Blizzard Jacket is a fully showerproof and windproof design and features box quilt padding with ruched stitch side panel. The integral adjustable hood, contrast lining and zips as well as soft elasticised cuff make the jacket functional yet stylish. The contemporary fit design has zipped pockets, a stand up collar, an inside pocket as well as a full front zip. Quiet to wear and ready to brand, this fashionably designed jacket is excellent for colder weather.

R403X Stealth Hooded Jacket

Men’s/Unisex | Sizes: XS – 3XL | Colours: Black | RRP: £52.70

Showerproof and windproof, this jacket has a double zip with interchangeable storm flap and hood. With box quilt detail, the jacket features a knitted rib cuff and waist, zipped pockets, inner pocket and is quiet to wear. The fashionable quilted design is tag free and ready for personal branding. The hooded jacket has classic MA1 styling in slim fit and is easy to pack.

R405F Women’s Phantom MA1 Softshell

Ladies | Sizes: 8 – 18 | Colours: Navy, Black | RRP: £34.10

The ultrasonic dot welded diamond quilt detail make this windproof and showerproof softshell stand out on the rack. The hinged inner neck panel provides flexibility for self-branding while the knitted rib collar gives a fashionable vintage look. Styled in a slim fit, the softshell has an elasticised bound cuff and waist, grosgrain tape ribbon detail and a fitted waist. With welt pockets and a full front zip, the softshell is soft and quiet to wear.

R406X Stonewash Denim Softshell

Men’s/Unisex | Sizes: XS – 4XL | Colours: Blue, Black | RRP: £43.92

Designed from rugged stone washed denim, this softshell is focused on comfort. The TPU membrane provides breathable water and windproof protection, while the high stretch fabric ensures a comfortable active fit. Stonewashed for rugged, vintage look, the softshell is tag free and ready to brand. The design features full front antique zip and front pockets as well as a knitted rib cuff and waist, decorative top stitch and chin guard.

Result Clothing | +44 (0)1206 790673 |

Stierna Equestrian Sportswear

Stella Winter Jacket

Ladies | Sizes: XS-XL | Colours: Black, Midnight Navy | RRP: £225

Offering protection against snow, rain and wind, this two-layer EquTex stretch jacket is padded with warm lightweight 3M Thinsulate Insulation that releases excess heat and moisture from the body. A water and windproof yet breathable garment with all seams tape-sealed, the lightweight down-free padding keeps the wearer comfortable even during the coldest day. Offering a high collar with chin guard for comfort, the hood is fastened with snap buttons for safety. The jacket has 360° visibility with reflective logo prints and piping at the front and sleeves.

Stierna Equestrian Sportswear | +46 702 283 169 |


Toggi Aberford Ladies Riding Coat

Ladies | Sizes: 8 – 20 | Colours: Midnight Blue | RRP: £155.00

Expertly made from breathable, waterproof ripstop fabric and cut to a three-quarter length for all day comfort. This versatile piece is perfect for in and out of the saddle. A stylish curved hem is complemented by high gloss gold trims. Two ingenious zip back vents and a two way zip at the front ensure freedom of movement and easy fit over the saddle. Articulated sleeves and action back for improved movement. A removable engineered hoot that adjusts and features a reinforced peak to protect against the elements.

Toggi Addingham Ladies Padded Jacket

Ladies | Sizes: 8 – 20 | Colours: Black, Pomegranate | RRP: £120.00

The Toggi Addingham Ladies Padded Jacket exudes supreme comfort and style. Fashioned from a durable water repellent outer with a super smooth finish, this padded style features popper and front zip fastening, two front zip pockets and a cosy high collar for warmth. The stylish horizontal quilt detailing gives the design a flattering finish.

Toggi Allerton Tween Waterproof Jacket

Childrens | Sizes: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13 years | Colours: Cobalt, Pink | RRP: £75.00

This super stylish jacket is lightweight and breathable but at the same time fully waterproof with taped seams and a durable water repellent finish, making it the perfect choice to keep young equestrians dry and comfortable when enjoying the outdoors. Hardworking ripstop fabric, a packaway hood, elasticated and adjustable hem, a two-way zip and zip fastenings at the pockets give comfort, ease of movement and security for essentials.

Toggi Arnaby Ladies Dog Walker Coat

Ladies | Sizes: 8 – 20 | Colours: Bitter Chocolate | RRP: £160.00

This fabulous coat is not only fully waterproof and breathable with taped seams but also features internal padding throughout the body of the coat ensuring that the wearer will stay warm and toasty. The coat also has a removable hood and useful pockets, one of which even includes a detachable treat pocket. As well as being super practical this coat is very stylish as the design incorporates shaping at the waist for a flattering silhouette.

Toggi | +44 (0)1132 707000 |

Mark Todd Collection

Mark Todd Deluxe Padded Coat

Ladies | Sizes: XS – XL | Colours: Grey/Silver, Chocolate/Gold | RRP: £89.99

This luxury quilted coat has a close, fitted design plus a generous yet lightweight fill and a snug fleece collar to keep out the winter chills. Practical and stylish, the coat has a front zip fastening and storm flap with press-studs, zipped pockets, and decorative stitch detail on hemline and cuffs. Perfect for everyday life, this coat keeps the wearer cosy whether spectating at events or teaching in the arena.

Westgate EFI | +44 (0)1303 872277 |