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Sparkle and Shine with our Stock Pin Collection

How are you doing with your New Years Resolutions?  One resolution you don't need to break is to look good this year!  Our Stock Pin Collection has something for all tastes. A stock pin can create a new look, if you don't have the budget upgrade your whole outfit and all of our pins are designed to compliment all disciplines. With our stock pins ranging from £1.95-£11.95 you can choose more than one, as it's always good to have a spare kept in your hat box/ bag! Both elegant and with added sparkle the Bijoux Pearl Stock Pin is a guranteed head turner with it's crystal and pearl design. For pure bling in the ring the stunning Infinity Stock Pin will be sure to appeal. Off Hunting this...

Expensive breeches don’t make us better riders!

Expensive breeches don’t make us better riders!  When I was a child, I never thought about riding attire, I just simply put on my jogging bottoms and a pair or wellies and off in went to the stables! You jump on the pony and have the time of your life! Over the next few years, as my riding got better I started to think about it my riding kit. Coming from a non-horsey family, my mother didn’t naturally think, the kid needs jodhpurs! Then I accumulated ‘The Wardrobe’. You know the waterproof blouson, the tow-tone coloured jodhpurs, half chaps, a helmet, knee socks, stretch pimple gloves, etc! As I got older, I moved onto breeches, but back then there was little choice. Usually one or two makes, usually qu...

Don't suffer with cold ears this Winter!

This weekend the country has been on the receiving end of some pretty horrible weather.  Rain.  Wind.  More Rain.  More Wind.  It's been relentless! As I got off my horse this morning, soaked to the skin, bedraggled and generally wondering if it's time to take up another hobby (let's face it, this time of year it's a question we ask ourselves daily!).  The one part of me that was toasty warn dry and comfortable were my ears. Introducting the Riding Hat Ear Warmers.   What did I ever do before I rode wearing these? These ear muffs are designed to fit any riding hat or helmet. And they really do provide the best comfort and warmth for your rides on these cold winter days. Mad...

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...

Staying Warm and Dry in Winter with Equetech 

Fundamentally staying comfortable, warm and dry, whilst riding and doing yard duties in our British climate, is at the top of our list of priorities for most horse riders heading in Autumn and winter!  It is simple, but many of us get it wrong!  If you’re heading to the yard, waterproof gear is essential, especially in the UK. Whether you are training or competing, outdoor weather can be unpredictable! Waterproof and breathable fabrics will keep you dry and comfortable, which we can all agree is pretty important in horse riding. With this in mind, we have created a comprehensive guide on waterproof verus water-resistant, as well on tips to keep you warm in winter months…   So, here is everything you ne...