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Lace featured heavily on the catwalks last week at London Fashion Week - and is a trend set to stay throughout 2018, it is so popular right now it was even one of the fashion trends that was given the nod by the Queen herself! Why not get your very own runway look?

The nights are getting lighter, and spring is just around the corner! Hurrah. Now is the perfect time to give your wardrobe a bit of attention with a spring clean and some new affordable accessories.

This Valentines Day will you be wearing your Heart on your sleeve? Or are you more of Star Gazer? Equetech have a range of Custom Cross County Colours for everyone.

Lets face it; we have all been there, gone to the yard straight from work, changed into our jodhpurs, thrown on a jumper that we have found in the boot of our car, tacked up to ride, and within ten minutes of being in the saddle are hit with the dreaded " boob bounce" or worse still find out that rather small thong you opted for that morning just isn't quite as comfy as you had hoped!

A perfect description for the Equetech Chalgrove Micro Gilet. It's a perfect fashion statement for the fashion-conscious equestrian looking for something a little different to add to their equestrian wardrobe.

With the snow making its second major appearance this winter, here our top five winter essentials for every equestrian. Whether you compete every weekend, or a leisure rider, these products are a must this season!

Technical layers are particularly important for your base layering, offering breathable and wicking properties. Wearing thinner multiple layers is easy to remove and put back on and won't make you look like 'Michelin Man'!

British Manufacturing has recorded its highest level of output in 10 years, with latest data showing November as the seventh consecutive month to show expansion. This welcomed growth has been driven by a stronger global demand of UK products, rising commodity prices and a weaker pound. In certain market sectors the UK is renowned for innovation and design and with a strong heritage steeped in traditional practices, unequalled quality. Based in Buckinghamshire, Equetech strives to support British Manufacturing ensuring quality products for the discerning equestrian. Over 40% of the equestrian clothing range and equestrian accessories range is manufactured here within the UK. Equetech's entire specialist underwear range;

Mud Fever is a common term used to describe an infection of the skin found mainly in the lower legs of our horses. As the name suggests, this infection caused by bacteria or fungal organisms, also known as pastern dermatitis, is more prevalent during wet and muddy conditions. As most parts of the UK are currently experiencing incredibly wet weather, which has created horribly muddy turnout fields, most horse owners will have a mud fever worrying nag at the back of their minds. However, mud isn't the only cause of mud fever.

Common Causes of Mud Fever

Washing your horses legs too often and not drying them

Standing for prolonged periods in deep mud or water.

If you've owned horses for any length of time the chances are you've had to deal with a horse with colic. This much dreaded condition can affect horses at any time of year but it does seem to be more prevalent during the winter months. This is mainly due to three things; reduced water intake, reduced movement and increased feeding of concentrates.

Here are a few tips to help reduce your horse's risk of colic over the winter months.

  • Always have fresh water available. An average sized horse needs to drink about 6-12 gallons of water a day as this helps keep the intestinal tract moving and therefore reduces the risk of impaction. So, how do we encourage our horse to drink during the cold weather? Horses are most likely to drink whilst eating hay or shortly after

The countdown is on! Who hasn't started their Christmas shopping? Who's starting to panic that they haven't finished their Christmas shopping? Who doesn't have a clue what to get their horsey friend, family member or special someone? Panic no more, Equetech will definitely have the ideal gift to suit all tastes, ages and budgets. For small gifts, Equetech's in vogue scrunchies, classic in design or beautifully blingy stock pins teamed with one of our complimenting stocks always make up a stunning gift set or as individual gifts, great stocking fillers. Our British made specialist range of equestrian underwear and winter, performance or everyday socks are a more suitable option than other high street stores mandatory Christmas socks and underwear gifts! For those that like to travel but still love an equestrian theme, our Bridles Collection;