If you have no experience of hunting, you are likely to have lots of questions about what to wear, how to turn out your horse and generally how to behave - going hunting for the first time can be a fantastic experience so we have created our is 'Beginners Guide to Hunting' to help you through your 'first time'
Hunting etiquette generally can be considered under three main headings: safety, good manners and turnout, we will walk you three each of the areas.
When thinking about turnout you are aiming to look tidy and inconspicuous. A tweed jacket, fawn breeches, a white shirt with a tie, black boots and a velvet cap or jockey skull with a dark silk will be a good start.
Your horse and...
Hunting Season is around the corner for many of you - is it time to update your Hunting Wardrobe?
A good quality, well fitting, warm but stylish jacket is a must for on the field and we have a range of fabulous jackets for both ladies and gentlemen - which one will you choose?
The Kimblewick Wool Riding Jacket is a traditional riding jacket with a sumptuous rich navy velvet collar. Perfect for showing and hunting activities. The jacket is made from the finest quality 500gm Italian melton wool. Other features include double vents to back and finely engraved fox head buttons. You will look smart all hunting season if you pick the Kimblewick.
Our Ladies Hunt Wool Frock Coat is a frock style coat with a waisted se...
Autumn has arrived and so have the frequent often heavy rain downpours - as horse owners we find ourselves regularly soaked and hanging out to dry numerous coats and jodphurs ready for the next inevitable soaking!
New for Autumn / Winter this year we have launched our brand new Dry-Rider Waterproof Riding Jacket.
Just launched and ready to help you stay dry is our exclusive Equetech herringbone competition riding jacket. Made from PU coated fabric it will keep you dry in rain and showers up to 10,000mm, making it the ideal jacket for all equestrian disciplines in winter or wet weather.
Other features include front flap pockets with concealed zips, beautiful country wildlife polka dot lining, fox-head butto...
Inspired by the nationals? Want to dress to impress when heading up that centre line? We have a gorgeous range of competition jackets to make you look and feel a million dollars.
New for this year our Moonlight Dressage Competition Jacket is a beautifully tailored short competition jacket. Made from durable knitted fabric in a stunning Grey you are sure to turn heads. The jacket is designed with a fabulous Equetech exclusive crystal button, double back vents and darted contoured sleeves. You won't just look stylish, this competition jacket is made with your comfort in mind and gives the very best of both style and wearability.
Equetech understands that #equetechrealriders are busy people, we don't have time t...
What a competiton we have witnessed over the last few days of the Landrover Burghley Horse Trials.
After a tough XC phase, the final show jumping phase had the nation on the edge of their seats as all of the top three riders had a pole down. Pippa Funnell walked away with the highly coveted trophy with her horse MGH Grafton Street, a massive 16 years after her last win at Burghley.
Both she, Piggy French (who came second with Vanir Kamira) and Oliver Townend (third with Ballaghmor Class) all had a pole in the final phase as the competition went down to the wire!
Pippa’s initial response to her win was both self-depreciating and analytical: “I’m really embarrassed by that round and i...
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...
Every bank holiday the nations crosses it's fingers for a hot bank holday weekend - this August bank holiday is a scorcher! For many of our four legged friends the increase in temperature can be an unwelcome addtion to their day as they struggle to keep cool.
Here are our top tips for keeping your horse cool as the temperature rise.
1. Choose cooler turnout times. If your horse is normally stabled at night and out during the day, consider reversing their turnout times to avoid the hottest temperatures and the worst of the flies.
2. Provide shade. Try and provide relief from the sun, a field shelter or trees are a great source of shade.
3. Give your horse a shower. A wash o...
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 ...
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...
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...