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Back to School? Check out our Junior Ranges!

The summer is almost over, and familes like you up and down the coutry and getting ready for the big return to school next week. Searching out those school uniforms that got packed away at the end of term to realise the little ones are not so little and have had a growth spurt over the summer whilst hunting down the pencil cases to find missing pens and pencils! Equetech have a huge range of rider wear for the younger ones, suitable for dinky tots right up to the teenagers in the house. Our Junior Grip Seat Jodphurs come in sizes from 22 inch through to 28 and are machine washable making them a perfect choice for every day wear.  The Grip Seat Breeches come in Black and Navy for every day, or for show day choose from White, Ch...

Stay dry on the rainy summers day!

Most of us have been experiencing frequent downpours of rain over the last week or so, and no doubt have been caught short whilst at the yard, or walking the dogs and ended up soaked to the skin.  We have the answer! Brand new for 2019 the Equetech Rushmere Waterproof Coat can help keep you warm and dry whilst looking super stylish at the same time.   The Rushmere is a long, practical waterproof country coat with subtle herringbone finish. Lightweight, super warm with technical ethical insulation. This coat is suited to country pursuits, making it perfect for walking the dogs or taking the kids to the park, and is a practical choice for riding when the rain hits; as the coat is designed with a soft opening at ...

The Only Way is Equine!

Equetech have a brand new range of fun tee's.   Our t-shirt range are all machine washable, made here in the UK and are perfect for the summer holidays. Our Only Way is Equine tee comes in a gorgeous grey with diamante pink 'Only Way is Equine' slogan across the front. The Dandelion Horse tee is available in both Grey and a subtle Light Pink colour and feautures a dandelion with running horses. Who you gonna call?  Check out our fun Fencebuster tee.  A slim fit tee that would make a fun gift for that horsey friend or family member. Everyone needs a sidekick and our Batman and Dobbin tee will give super heroe fans what they want this summer. You can check out the full Equetech range at www.eq...

Negotiating the Legwear Minefield

Legwear can be a minefield, with literally thousands of options to choose from.  There are a couple of questions that you need to ask yourself when choosing your next pair. Breeches, Riding Tights, Jodhpurs, what’s the difference? There are three options with regards to legwear for horse riders.  These are Jodhpurs, Breeches and Riding Tights. Jodhpurs were created around 1890, in Jodhpur, India. They were based on a traditional style worn across southern Asia, with a snug cuff to the ankle and protective padding to the knee.  People who don’t wear long riding boots most of the time, wear jodhpurs, as they are longer in the leg than breeches.  Furthermore, they tend to h...

Airtex to the max this summer!

The summer has arrived, and most of us are continuously looking for ways to stay cool in the saddle, we want comfort, but hard wearing, practical but fashionable rider wear, we know you demand products that stand up to the test of the wear and tear from all of your horsey antics. Gloves can be a hard thing to get right, to thick and it can feel that you don't have a good feeling of the rein, to thin and the gloves might not last more than a few rides with holes popping up in the fingers.   The Equetech Airtex Sport Glove is a synthetic glove, made from lightweight breathable material, with grip palm and reinforced finger panels making them durable and long lasting.  Being light weight they are the perfect choice for...

The History of Equestrian Underwear

Most horse riders don't really think about their foundation wear in detail. It's still a fairly taboo subject to talk about equestrian underwear for riders, and in most cases we just suffer in silence! This latest blog talks about how underwear has developed across the centuries and what horse riders can expect from equestrian underwear today!  The first simplest form of underwear was probably the loincloth, although Ameila Bloomer first created the ladies bloomers, in 1849. The body of Ötzi the Iceman, who died in the Tyrolean Alps more than 5,000 years ago, sported a loincloth, made from goat skin, under his furry leggings! The underwear served many purposes as well as used as additional layer t...

An Essential Guide On What To Wear In The Show Ring

Want to catch the judges’ eye for all the right reasons this showing season? Transform your showing outfit into a winning look, fit for HOYS with these awesome top tips from our MD & Designer, Liz Hayman.  Win Best Turned Out Wearing the right clothing for the show ring will ensure you look professional. Giving the correct first impressions to the judges is crucial, but this doesn't mean that you have to rush out and buy a whole new outfit! At lower levels, show judges tend to be more lenient on correct dress codes so while a tweed show jacket is traditionally correct, a smart black or navy competition jacket will equally suffice. Colour Choices Choosing the right colour can make the d...

Shout out to all the horsey Dad's this Father's Day

Happy Father's Day to all the Wonderful Dad's out there this Father's Day! At Equetech we have a huge range of Equestrian wear for men and what better day of the year when Dad's up and down the country get the chance to be spoilt by their children than to count down our top 3 equestrian items just for men! First up are our  Mens Casual Breeches, these breeches offer a superb fit and are deal for competition and casual wear.   Our Mens Denim Breeches are another firm favourite, these breeches are designed to feel like your favourite jeans but with all the detail you would expect from a hard wearing pair of breeches.  Not to be forgotten is the Mens Claydon Tweed Riding Jacket with exclusiv...

Deluxe Tweeds that will have you picture perfect this show season!

Equetech understand the importance of quality, as equestrians ourselves we demand the very best when it comes to our wardrobes, and our range of Deluxe Tweeds are the definition of quality and more.  Our Deluxe Tweeds are comfortable, hard wearing and will help you look your best in the show ring. We have a range to suit all types of competitors and our  Curvy Rider Range suits riders sized 18 up to 24. Our Foxbury Deluxe Tweed is an Exclusive Equetech® tweed show jacket in an fabulous olive green with subtle brown and green over checks. Featuring flap pockets with concealed zip pockets, rich gold Equetech® jacquard lining, rich Navy collar and pocket jets and double back vents. Our Taunto...

20 essentials for your Horsebox!

We have all done it, got to a competition, maybe even running late, and we have started looking for something we 'need' only to realise we have left it at home! Often we can find someone parked up nearby that is kind enough to lend us whatever it is we have forgotten to pack, sometimes it's a quick last minute dash to the on site tack room, but don't get caught short again - check out our list of 20 essentials every Horsebox should have packed in it! 1. First Aid Kit. A well stocked first aid kit for both you and your horse is a must, hopefully you will never need to use it but just incase it's better to be safe than sorry. 2. Fresh water and water buckets. For washing off your horse after your competition and of c...