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Summer is just around the corner. Everything has ‘greened up’, plants are flowering, horses have lost their winter coats, the competition season is in full flow and horse owners are in the mood for spending!

As featured in the May issue of Let’s Talk Products, this selection of horse and rider clothing for warmer weather makes an excellent starting point for stocking success this season.

Ariat

Indio Waterproof Jacket

Ladies | Casual wear | Sizes: X Small – X Large | Colours: Black | RRP: £199.99

This waterproof shell jacket is packed full of features, including Ariat’s Cold Tek technology, to help keep the wearer at a consistently warm temperature, while also allowing for active riders to stay cool due to the innovative breathable fabric. Features include a removable hood, waterproof seam sealing and zipper construction and adjustable storm cuffs. This jacket has been styled carefully with embossed details and a flattering cut to give a slick appearance.

Ariat | +44 (0)1367 242818 | www.ariat.com

Baleno

The Baleno Juliet and Astrid  

Ladies | Casual wear | Sizes: XS-XXL | Colours: Navy blue (Juliet), navy blue and baby blue (Astrid) | RRP: £109.95 (Juliet), £89.95 (Astrid)

The latest style and sophistication from Baleno is delivered in the new beautiful down Juliet jacket and Astrid bodywarmer. Ultra-lightweight with 3M Thinsulate featherless insulation, they are perfect for the mid-season days and will keep wearers warm and looking at their best. Made from 100% Polyamide water repellant fabric and with a glazed wax finish, these two products both feature a two-way zip and handwarmer zipped pockets.

Baleno | +32 5 174 800 | www.baleno.be/en/

Barbour

Barbour Rosemarke Quilt

Ladies | Casual wear | Sizes: 8 – 18 | Colours: Tartan Red | RRP: £139

This shorter length Barbour Rosemarke Quilted Jacket is a fashion-forward quilted jacket, with varied size diamond quilting and a flute cuff for a feminine finish. This regular fit jacket features panels to the side to create a slim silhouette and contrast horn buttons, which can be buttoned up to the neck. This comfortable and lightweight jacket includes epaulette detailing to the shoulder for an on-trend military look, and two welt pockets with flap detail and Barbour embroidery.

Barbour Stripe Trevose Jacket

Ladies | Casual wear | Sizes: 8 – 18 | Colours: White / Navy | RRP: £199

The Women’s Barbour Trevose Waterproof Jacket embodies all of the inspiration behind the Coastal collection in one must have item. Referencing influences from Barbour’s rich maritime heritage on a coastal port, this jacket encompasses everything wearers need from stylish but functional outerwear. The fully waterproof and breathable fabric is lightweight and durable, finished with multi pocket set up and storm flap detailing. The button and zip fasten front, in addition to the bold striped detachable hood, offer extra protection.

J Barbour & Sons Ltd | +44 (0)1914 274296 | www.barbour.com

Chillout Horsewear

Military Jacket

Ladies | Casual wear | Sizes: XXS-XXL | Colours: Navy, Red | RRP: £99.99

This jacket is back and with a new and improved look. Features include: a lighter waterproof outer, mesh lining, vented back panelling—to add to breathability—two way pockets to allow storage while still keeping hand warm, two split rear vents, adjustable waistband, arm cuffs and a hood stored into the collar.

Chillout Horsewear | +44 (0)1270 528096 | www.chillouthorsewear.co.uk

Dublin Clothing

Dublin Sachi Jacket

Ladies | Casual wear | Sizes: XS – XXL | Colours: Indigo/Violet, Navy/Aqua | RRP: £54.99

The Dublin Sachi Jacket is ideal for providing lightweight warmth during cooler weather. This jacket is constructed in a technical showerproof, softshell material, with a microfleece lining to the body, which helps keep the wearer cosy and dry without any added bulk. It fastens with a full length front zip and has been cut with a slim, tailored style to flatter the feminine figure, with contrast colour zippers and Dublin embroidery on the chest and back of the neck.

Dublin Clothing | +44 (0)1295 226900 | www.dublinclothing.co.uk

EQUISAFETY LTD

LUMINOSA REVERSIBLE JACKET

Ladies | Casual wear | Sizes: S – XXL | Colours: Red/Orange, Yellow, Pink | RRP: £100.00

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 it to achieve a black quilted jacket. Features also include a two-way zip, large zipped pockets, a high, soft padded collar and integrated cuffs that allow for a more comfortable fit around the wrists.

EQUISAFETY LTD | +44 (0)1516 787182 | www.equisafety.com

Mark Todd Collection (Distributed by Trilanco)

Mark Todd Softshell Jacket

Men’s, Ladies | Casual wear | Sizes: XS – XL | Colours: Navy | RRP: £64.99

This stylish jacket features a stretch baby ripstop softshell outer with bonded fleece lining, full front zip, zip up side pockets and a removable hood. Lightweight but warm, the Mark Todd Softshell Jacket has subtle Mark Todd branding on the chest and badge on the arm. With a flattering cut, the jacket is available in ladies or men’s styles, the men’s version featuring an additional front pocket.

Mark Todd Unisex Sports Bomber Jacket

Unisex, Children’s | Casual wear | Sizes: XS – XL (Unisex), 6 – 8yrs to 12 – 14yrs (Children’s) | Colours: Navy | RRP: £96.99 (Unisex), £72.60 (Children’s)

This lightweight, Italian designed jacket is manufactured in a comfortable, breathable four-way stretch fabric with a polyester lining. The jacket has a classic colour combination and has elasticated ribbed cuffs and waistband, which allows for freedom of movement, and the stretch polyester lining makes it a very comfortable fit. Featuring zip pockets and front zip fastening, this jacket is a smart and practical choice for casual wear, general yard duties or warming up on competition day.

Trilanco | +44 (0)1772 754844 | www.trilanco.com

PIKEUR (Distributed by Shaws Equestrian)

PIKEUR FLORI JACKET

Ladies | Casual wear | Sizes:  UK4 – UK18 | Colours:  Peach, Light Grey, Graphite Blue | RRP: £159.95

With a sporty, lightweight design, the Pikeur Flori Jacket is perfect for when the weather takes a turn. Crafted with 125g quilted Vilo wadding, the Flori holds in warmth comfortably, making it perfect for wear in or out of the saddle. With a fully adjustable collar and double-sided zips, wearers have the option of a wide or short collar. In addition, the hood is entirely detachable, making the jacket perfect for unexpected showers.

Shaws Equestrian | +44 (0)1335 370737 | www.shawsequestrian.com

Result

R116X Microfleece Gilet

Unisex | Casual wear | Sizes: S – 2XL | Colours: Royal, Red, Orange, Navy, Forest Green, Charcoal, Black | RRP: £10.90

Part of RESULT’s budget friendly CORE range, the new R116X Micro Fleece Gilet makes an ideal layer garment for extra warmth. Made from a compact density 200g/m2 soft, light and high stretch microfleece fabric; offering warmth without weight, this easy to wear and easy to care for fleece dries in just minutes. The tag-free, ready-to-brand R116X Micro Fleece Gilet offers a comfortable active fit and features a dense knit anti pill finish.

R325M&F Soft Padded Jacket

Men’s and Ladies | Casual wear | Sizes: S – 4XL (Men’s) and XS – XL (Ladies) | Colours: Fluorescent Orange/Grey, Fluorescent Yellow/Grey | RRP: £52.70

Offering lightweight luxury, the super soft feel R325M&F Soft Padded Safety Jacket provides high visibility and warmth with soft padded comfort. It is available with a fitted waist in the women’s style. Lightweight and warm, the jacket is easy to pack and the dark lower panel masks grime. The ready to brand jacket is suitable or embroidery and is available in men’s sizes S – 4XL and ladies sizes XS – XL in Fluorescent Yellow/Grey and Fluorescent Orange/Grey.

Result | +44 (0)1206 790673 | www.resultclothing.com

Sporting Hares

Beauchamp Blazer

Ladies | Casual wear | Sizes: UK8 – UK16 | Colours: Deep Blue, Huntsman Red | RRP: £155.00

The Beauchamp Blazer is the flagship product of country and equestrian brand Sporting Hares. Designed for both on and off the field, the Beauchamp is a statement piece with its recognisable design and premium materials. From the velvet under-collar through to the wooden buttons, each Beauchamp has been crafted by hand and independently inspected to achieve the highest qualities possible and is made with a wool-blend to allow a degree of stretch in the fabric.

Sporting Hares | +44 (0)1686 640678 | www.sportinghares.com

Toggi

Annalise

Ladies | Casual wear | Sizes: UK8 – UK20 | Colours: Light Diesel/Pink, Midnight Blue/Camel | RRP: £100

This stylish jacket is fully reversible, giving the wearer two great looks for the price of one. The jacket offers both comfort and style with a flattering, feminine silhouette and stylish curved hem. The high-gloss gold trims give a delicate and classy touch to this versatile and lightly padded jacket, which also features a useful water repellent finish. Available in Light Diesel/Pink and Midnight Blue/Camel, the Annalise jacket comes complete with useful pockets.

Aster

Ladies | Casual wear | Sizes: UK8 – UK20 | Colours: Diesel, Petrol | RRP: £120

This super practical jacket from Toggi is made from waterproof and breathable textured fabric that has a durable water repellent finish and taped seams. Perfect for casual wear, the Aster features stylish and flattering curved seams, articulated sleeves and a neat silhouette. The high gloss gold trims and contrasting linear prints give a directional edge to this great lightweight style, while the particularly seasonal colour options and vast size options ensure there is a perfect fit for all.

Toggi | +44 (0)1132 707007 | www.toggi.com

B Jenkinson & Sons Ltd

Elico Ingleton Combo Rain/Fly Rug

Fly Control | All purpose | Sizes: 5’6” – 7’0” | Colours: Navy/White | RRP: £54.95

This rug is ideal for days with changeable weather due to the waterproof 600D section along the back and neck, combined with a strong mesh 300gsm fabric on the bottom section and UV protection. It also has an anti-rub nylon lining, two breast straps, low cross surcingles, leg straps, large tail flap, fillet loops and double Velcro closures on the neck. This rug will help keep a horse free from flies as well as dry and cool.

Elicouture Ivinghoe Turnout Rug 

General Wear | Turnout | Sizes: 5’0” – 7’3” | Colours: Blue/Pink | RRP: £59.95

The Elicouture Ivinghoe Turnout Rug is an extra strong quality, lightweight turnout rug with 1200 denier rip stop material. The rug is completely waterproof, features a breathable outer with no filling and a nylon lining. The double breast straps have quick release clips for ease of use, while the shoulder gussets, neck fur and adjustable cross surcingles ensure a comfortable fit. Complete with rear leg straps and a large tail flap for extra protection.

Elico Mendip Combo Fly Rug

Fly Control | All purpose | Sizes: 4’0” – 7’0” | Colours: White | RRP: £39.95

Designed with summer in mind, the cool mesh fabric of the Elico Mendip Combo Fly Rug helps to keep flies at bay. With a built-in neck cover, the rug also features double breast straps, belly flap, shoulder gussets and tail flap. To ensure comfort, the neck is lined to avoid any rubbing. In addition, a loop fastening is provided at the top of the neck to fasten the neck piece to the head collar to avoid slipping.

B Jenkinson & Sons Ltd | +44 (0)1924 454681 | www.jenkinsonsequestrian.co.uk

BUSSE Reitsport

Paddock Fly Sheet SUMMERRAIN

Fly Control | All purpose | Sizes: 5’3” – 7’3” | Colours: White | RRP: €119.00

A combination rug made of a sturdy paddock turn-out rug and fly sheet, which includes a detachable neck cover for changeable weather. The back is made of waterproof and breathable 600 denier polyester ripstop, completely lined with fur-friendly nylon, while the side parts are made of hard-wearing mesh material in special weaving-structure. With a comfort chest design for optimal shoulder fitting and sufficient space for the point of shoulder, this rug is well fitting and comfortable.

Paddock Fly Sheet SUPERIOR

Fly Control | All purpose | Sizes: 5’3” – 7’3” | Colours: Light Grey | RRP: € 119.00

Reliable and offering sturdy protection from all insects, this rug is made of tear-resistant 900 denier polyester material that is UV-resistant, quick-drying and breathable. Easy to put on, the mane, tail, chest and wither areas are lined with smooth nylon satin, while the integrated, generous neck cover has ear holes to keep the rug in position and the lined tail cover has tail fixation as well as a low, detachable and length adjustable hind girth.

BUSSE Reitsport | +49 4442 9369-0 | www.busse-reitsport.de

Equithème

Equithème Tyrex 600 D Turnout Rug

General Wear | Turnout | Sizes: 4’3” to 7’0” | Colours: Navy/Grey | RRP: £43.90

Ideal for the unpredictable British summer weather, which sometimes gives a few showers, the Equithème Tyrex 600 D Turnout Rug, without polyfil, is a great rug to put on horses and ponies for protection. Made from 600 denier ripstop polyester, the rug is durable, waterproof and also breathable with features including synthetic sheepskin padding at the withers for comfort, large tail flap, low cross surcingles and quick release fastenings at the chest.

Equithème | www.equitheme.co.uk/en

Herbb Horse Rugs

Herbb ‘Body Hugger’ Rug

General Wear | Stable, Travel | Sizes: 5’3” up to 7’0” | Colours: Black, Blue, Red, White | RRP: £55 – £145

The Herbb ‘Body Hugger’ is a simple yet effective rug that offers the ultimate in comfort for the horse. High quality and very versatile, the Herbb ‘Body Hugger’ Rug makes a useful addition to an equine wardrobe. Available in various weights, colours and sizes, the high quality breathability of the Herbb rug range makes it excellent for horses that become over heated, or those that have sensitive fine skin that needs to be kept clean.

Herbb Horse Rugs | +33 (0)970 140644 | www.herbb.co.uk

Horze

Horze Avalanche 1200D Medium Turnout Rug 150g

General Wear | Turnout | Sizes: 5’3” – 7’3” | Colours: Black, Navy (new seasonal colours twice a year) | RRP: £118.99

Crafted with a 1200D polyester square rip stop outer shell to preserve its waterproof, breathability and windproof benefits. The buckles are made of a high-quality, durable material, while the taped seams provide waterproof durability. With detachable elastic leg straps and a large tail flap attached deep on the back of the rug for full coverage and wind protection, the fit allows extra comfort at the withers and prevents rubbing. This rug comes with a three-time wash guarantee.

Horze UK Ltd | +44 (0)7824 387643 | www.horze.co.uk

Jumpers Horse Line (Distributed by Trilanco)

JHL Essential Combo Fly Rug

Fly Control | Turnout | Sizes: 5’6” – 7’0” | Colours: Blue | RRP: £29.99

The JHL Essential Combo Fly Rug is made from a tight weave mesh with adjustable double front buckles with hook and loop fastenings. Offering lightweight protection from biting insects, this new, economically priced combo fly rug is manufactured in a breathable fabric and features removable leg straps, adjustable low cross surcingles, fillet string and a gusseted tail flap, as well as hook and loop fastenings on the neck.

Trilanco | +44 (0)1772 754844 | www.trilanco.com

John Whitaker International

R157 Healey Lightweight Turnout

General Wear | Turnout | Sizes:  4’9” – 7’0” | Colours: Light Blue/Royal | RRP: £50

This lightweight turnout rug is ideal for warm, showery days thanks to its waterproof outer. The Healey Lightweight Turnout by John Whitaker International features a tail guard that protects the rear end from rain and stops draughts, while the chest features trigger clips for taking the rug on and off easily. With 0g fill, crossed belly surcingles and fleece wither protection, this rug can be adjusted to fit horses and ponies to ensure maximum comfort.

R159 Midgley Fly Rug

Fly Control | Turnout | Sizes: 4’9” – 7’0” | Colours: Light Blue/White | RRP: £50

Ideal for mild, showery weather, the Midgley Fly Mesh Turnout with Hood creates a barrier against flies and insects whilst the waterproof spine helps to keep the horse dry. Crafted from a lightweight 135g polyester mesh, the rug has a waterproof top panel, branded webbing and a trigger clip chest fastening. To ensure all-round protection, the rug has the added benefit of a tail guard and a fully attached neck with four Velcro straps.

John Whitaker International | +44 (0)1706 340500 | www.whitakeruk.com

Mark Todd Collection (Distributed by Trilanco)

Mark Todd Lightweight Turnout Rug

General Wear | Turnout | Sizes: 5’6” – 7’0” | Colours: Navy/Beige, Petrol/White, Royal/White | RRP: £72.99

Manufactured in 600 denier polyester ripstop fabric with a Teflon coating for extra protection and improved stain resistance, the Mark Todd Lightweight Turnout Rug is ideal for warmer days whilst still offering protection against rain, keeping the horse dry and comfortable. This waterproof and breathable rug has a nylon lining, reinforced anti-rub shoulder panels, double adjustable quick-release front closures, tail flap and shoulder pleats for freedom of movement. A matching neck cover is sold separately.

Trilanco | +44 (0)1772 754844 | www.trilanco.com

Treehouse Sporting Colours

Tattersall Check Rug

General Wear | All purpose | Sizes: 5’6” – 7’0” | Colours: Navy/White Check | RRP: £57.50 | Made in Britain

The traditional Tattersall Rug is a classic rug that took the equestrian world by storm. Woven and hand finished in Leicestershire, the Tattersall Check Rug is a multipurpose rug that is suitable for travelling or after exercise and makes an excellent under rug or summer sheet. With a ventilated spine, the ‘Mock Leno’ weave allows for heat to escape. Made from an antibacterial fabric, this rug is washable at 30 degrees.

Treehouse Sporting Colours | +44 (0)1299 851625 | www.treehouseonline.co.uk

Thermatex

Thermatex Duet

General Wear | Stable | Sizes: 4’0” – 7’3” | Colours: 23 base colours | RRP: £160.00 | Made in Britain

The new Duet rug is designed using two different weights of Thermatex fabric. At the top it features the popular wicking SHR fabric, which works by drawing excess moisture away from the horse. The bottom section is manufactured using the lightweight breathable TKCS fabric. By combining the two, horses will enjoy the benefit of wearing a rug that is able to keep the back warm whilst also enjoy increased airflow around the lower part of its body.

Thermatex | +44 (0)1239 614648 | www.thermatex.co.uk

WeatherBeeta

WeatherBeeta ComFiTec 600D Mesh Combo

Fly Control | Turnout | Sizes: 4’0” – 7’3” | Colours: Silver/Silver | RRP: £92.99

The Weatherbeeta Comfitec 600D Mesh Combo Rug features a tough 600 denier ripstop waterproof upper panel with mesh lower to allow for airflow, providing versatility for those unpredictable showers. With an Ezi-Clip front closure, traditional side gusset for added freedom of movement, elasticated and adjustable belly wrap and full wrap tail flap, this rug provides ultimate protection for all the challenges faced by horse owners in warmer weather.

WeatherBeeta Ezi-Dri Standard Neck

General Wear | Travel | Sizes: 5’6” – 7’3” | Colours: Grey/Blue | RRP: £44.99

This lightweight breathable cooler is designed to efficiently wick away moisture with WeatherBeeta’s Breathe Easy and Wick Easy technology. The WeatherBeeta Ezi-Dri Standard Neck features a single adjustable buckle with trigger clip front closure with touch tape, low cross surcingles and tail cord. Ideal for travelling or cooling after exercise, this stylish rug is lightweight, breathable and thanks to its truly high wicking design, offers the user versatility.

WeatherBeeta | +44 (0)1295 226905 | www.weatherbeeta.com