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...
Welcome to the first blog of 2020! We hope you had a fabulous Christmas and New Year, with your friends, family and furry friends and are now ready and raring to get stuck in to the new decade.
With the new year, comes the chance to freshen up your wardrobe and we have a few simple ideas to update your look, without breaking the bank (we know payday in January seems like a long time away!)
A gilet, is a versatile item for any wardrobe, perfect for those warmer winter days and ideal to layer up with. The Outlander Pillow Gilet is a practical quilted outdoor gilet, featuring a sumptuous over-sized pillow collar, with super warm technical Bio- Down™ ethical insulation. Machine washable, this gilet is also shower pr...
Time off work, school or college coming up? Let us help you make the most of it.
We all know the best place for time off – the stables! We’ve put together some ideas for different equestrian activities to keep you, and your horses, occupied this Christmas break.
1. Get creative! Need some last minute Christmas cards? Why not make them! A festive photo of you and your horse will make a personal greeting for this years Christmas cards!
2. Keep warm and keep moving. You could celebrate the season with a Christmas themed gymkhana or musical ride.
3. If the weather isn’t cooperating, (let's face it when does it!) use the time to practice your grooming a...
It's 10 days before the big day. We have you covered with 5 our favourite items to gift this Christmas. Don't stress on the high street order from us and we will get your presents delivered directly to your front door, without yoyu having to leave the house!
Here are some of favourite gift ideas:
The Bridles Infinity Scarf wil brighten up any winter outfit. A pretty way to stay warm and stylish in the cold weather. Featuring the Equetech® exclusive all over printed bridles checked design in stylish greys and blackberry tones.
Put the fun in to riding with our Zebra Hat Silk. A plush Zebra themed fleece hat silk featuring 3D ears, faux fur mane and printed face. Very cute!&nbs...
Keep warm and on trend this winter.
Whether you are heading out for a family walk, popping to the high street for some Christmas shopping or off to the yard, you can keep warm and still look good.
The Blended Cable Knit Headband is a deep, cosy chunky cable knit headband with coral fleece lining. Ideal for yard duties and outdoor activities on cold winter days. Complement your headband, and stay extra snug with our matching Blended Cable Knit Snood.
Cold hands can be a thing of the past if you pick up a pair of Aurora Winter Riding Gloves. This glove is made from a micro-fine technical stretch shell fabric with water resistent/ windproof stretch membrane and fleece lining, for maximum insulation and minimum bulk mea...
December is here and the high streets are full with the hustle and bustle of Chrismtas shoppers looking for that perfect gift!
If you have a uniorn fan on the list to buy for this Christmas; look no further!
The Equetech Unicorn Collection will simply delight unicorn mad fans!
Our Unicorn Hat Silk has been hugely popular this year so far so get in quick to avoid being disappointed! A cute unicorn themed plush fleece hat silk. Featureing 3D horn and ears, a colourful rainbow mane, and embroidered face and forelock.
The Unicorn Long Riding Socks are the perfect stocking filler. These unicorn long riding socks match the Equetech Unicorn Fingerless Gloves and Unicorn Knit Headband! All featuring our super cut...
Keeping warm as the temperatures start to drop can be a challenge. Banish the cold and stay warm and comfortable with our Winter Range.
The Artic Thermal Unbreeches come in both Black and Beige. A base layer with plush cosy lining that runs throughout the garment. These are super soft and comfy! The stirrup foot ensures the thermals do not ride up up you leg. No cold ankles here. Designed as a unisex garment in 2 sizes; S/M - 24-30" waist and L/XL - 30-36" waist.
Our Winter Riding Tights are thermal, fleece lined, stretch pull-on riding tights with four-way stretch with amazing shape retention. The tights have matt silicone grip at the knee to help keep you secure in the saddle, two thigh pockets,...
Christmas doesn't have to break the bank. We have put together five of our favourite Christmas Gifts that cost under £20.
A scarf is a staple in many wardrobes for the winter months. Give the gift of style and warmth this Christmas with our Bridles Infinity Scarf. A pretty way to stay warm and stylish in colder weather. Featuring Equetech® exclusive all over printed bridles checked design in stylish greys and blackberry tones and will set you back just £9.95.
Our Snaffles Bit Ring is a beautifully designed piece. Made from quality stainless steel and designed to be adjusted for different finger sizes. The perfect horsey gift and costs just £18.50.
Our fun t-shirts are a perfect choic...
Christmas is just around the corner!
Now is the time to start dropping hints to your friends and loved ones on what you hope to find under the tree this Christmas.
If you really want to give a gorgeous gift this festive season or are looking to give someone a hint on a gift for you, then check out our stunning new jewellery ranges. Guaranteed to bring a smile to a loved ones face this Christmas.
A ring with some gorgeous bling? Our Eggbut Snaffle Horse Bit Ring with encrusted CZ diamante stones is simply stunning.
To complete the look, we have a matching necklace and bracelet available.
Our Eggbut Snaffle Diamante Necklace is a beautiful necklace, with eggbut snaffle detail encrusted with CZ diam...
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.
The clocks went back last night and for horse owners across the country the dreaded dark nights are here. Dark nights mean less time to enjoy your horses and ponies in the daylight and what can sometimes seem like a daily race agains the clock to beat the onset of dark!
We have got 5 ways to help you beat the clock this Winter.
1. Make all your haynets for the week made up at the weekend if you can, saving precious time during the week.
2. Another way to save time is to meal prep, you might be used to doing this for yourself but have you ever considered making a week's worth of meals for your horse?
3. Bank up their beds. If you can, and your horse isn't going to trash or eat the extr...
Halloween is just around the corner and kids across the country will be getting ready to go Trick or Treating.
You can join in the fun with your own novelty tee. Our Harry Trotter Tee is a fun novelty
t-shirt, made from quality cotton blends. Treat yourself this Halloween without going full on fancy dress. These t-shirts are made right here in the UK, and is just one of the 40% of products from the Equetech ranges that are made here on home soil.
For the full range of novelty tshirts from Equetech you can check out the link here.