HomeExpert AdviceAutumn essentials

There’s nothing like a shopping spree to cheer yourself up now that summer’s over. To help you out, H&R has compiled some of our favourite products to help you and your horse get autumn-ready

Horse and riders hacking in Autumn

For you…

Derby House Pro Gel riding tights

If you need kit that’ll keep up with your active lifestyle, look no further than these stylish riding tights. Made from four-way stretch fabric, they offer a flattering fit and ultimate freedom of movement. The silicone gel full-seat gives you extra security in the saddle, making them ideal for everyday or competition riding. Available from mid-October.

24–34

£39.99

derbyhousestore.com

Derby House Pro Gel riding tights

 

Dublin Evolution Double Zip Front boots

Being at the yard means plenty of time on your feet, so it’s lucky that these full-grain leather boots have a comfortable memory foam footbed and moulded side wall for ankle support and protection. They also have a leather linining, and a rubber outsole for grip and endurance.

4–8

£79.99

dublinclothing.co.uk

Dublin Evolution Double Zip Front boots

 

Schockemöhle Vanity Style ladies’ vest

Snuggle up in this sporty, quilted coat. It has a fitted shape and a high-quality filling to ensure optimal comfort whatever the weather. Removing the detachable hood, which has a faux fur trim, changes it from a weather-beating outer layer to a sporty blouson jacket.

XXS–XL

£125

schockemoehle-sports.com

Schockemöhle Vanity Style ladies’ vest

 

Pikeur Sina polo

When the weather turns cold, turn to this soft, comfortable polo top. It’s made from a cotton-rich fabric that keeps its shape and features a subtle logo on the neck and left sleeve. It’s the perfect base layer to take you from the yard to the high street, then out to dinner afterwards.

XS–XL

£31.95

pikeur-eskadron.com

Pikeur Sina polo

 

Sprenger Flexcite Grip stirrups

These innovative jointed stirrups are shock-absorbing, gentle on your ligaments and joints, and have a perfect balance to help support your leg position. The wide, rubber footpad includes a stainless steel grip inlay for a secure, non-slip hold that still releases your foot in the event of an accident.

£242

zebraproducts.co.uk

Sprenger Flexcite Grip stirrups

 

SSG Winter Lined Digital gloves

Protect your hands from the cold with these cosy fleece-lined gloves. The technical fabric on the palm ensures a secure grip on the reins, even in wet conditions, while the innovative textured surface offers breathability, comfort and durability.

5–11

£36.99

mackey.ie

SSG Winter Lined Digital gloves

 

Toggi Georgette ladies’ hooded sweatshirt

If you’re looking for fashionable layers for the yard or while you’re out and about, this high-performance hoodie fits the bill perfectly. Made from super-soft fabric with a space dyed effect, it has thumbholes to lock in warmth and a drawcord at the hood.

8–20

£45

toggi.com

Toggi Georgette ladies’ hooded sweatshirt

 

Tonics Jupiter tall boots

Spoil yourself with these stylish boots. Made from smooth leather, with a calfskin lining and anti-slip inner leg, they’re anatomically shaped and have elastic inserts for a close, comfortable fit. The toe cap and heel counter offer protection, while the preformed midsole and insole are designed for stability. They come with a cotton bag, magic insoles and inflatable boot shapers.

36–41 in a range of height and width combinations

£339

tonics-shoes.com

Tonics Jupiter tall boots

For your horse…

 

Collegiate Triumph jump saddle

Created from soft, supple leather, this handcrafted saddle is made with horse and rider comfort in mind. It has shaped knee rolls for stability and a narrow twist for a more secure seat. Contoured foam panels offer a comfortable, close-contact fit, while the changeable gullet system allows you to adjust the width as your horse’s shape changes.

16–18in

£999

collegiatesaddlery.co.uk

Collegiate Triumph jump saddle

 

Hay Bar

Treat your horse to a feeding system that’s widely used on professional and competition yards. Not only does it offer a natural feeding position and help to maintain digestive and dental health, but it saves time spent filling haynets and reduces waste.

£69.99

haybar.co.uk

 Haybar

 

leovet 5 Star detangler

Keep your horse’s mane and tail silky smooth, and protect him from dust and dirt, with this premium detangler. Its innovative formula includes natural active ingredients such as arginine to stimulate hair growth, pro-vitamin B5 (panthenol) to nourish hair and pentavitin to moisturise hair and help support skin.

£12.95 for 750ml

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leovet 5 Star detangler

 

Liveryman Black Beauty clippers

Perfect for helping you through the clipping season with their sleek, ergonomic design, these mains-operated clippers also come with a battery pack for remote operation. They feature a multi-vent design for cool running, a brushless motor and variable running speeds, and the lithium ion battery pack provides up to five hours of continuous running.

From £339

liveryman.co.uk

Liveryman Black Beauty clippers

 

PS of Sweden Monogram Chocolate saddle pad

This luxurious quilted saddle pad is made from shiny, dirt-repellent fabric. The quick-dry, antimicrobial and antifungal fabric helps to efficiently wick away moisture and keep the saddle pad fresh. It features a border of double piping, an anatomically shaped topline to avoid wither pressure, stop cushions and a girth strap to keep it in place.

Cob or full

£70

eu.psofsweden.com

PS of Sweden Monogram Chocolate saddle pad

 

Silvermoor Swingers

Wet weather means less turnout, so keep your horse entertained in his stable with this healthy, delicious and totally natural hanging treat. The swinging design stimulates his digestive system, helping to maintain gut health.

£3.97 for 1kg

silvermoor.com

Silvermoor Swingers

 

Steeds Shiny reflective headcollar

Make your horse shine bright with this softly padded nylon headcollar. It features eye-catching reflective strips, an adjustable headpiece and chin strap, and silver-coloured fittings.

Shetland – extra full

£9.99

kramer.co.uk

Steeds Shiny reflective headcollar

 

Thermatex Duet rug

This clever rug uses two different weights of fabric to maximise your horse’s comfort. The thicker, wicking fabric across his back offers warmth and draws away excess moisture, while the lighter fabric on the bottom section improve airflow around the lower parts of his body. It comes with a belly strap and double quick-release buckles at the chest.

4ft – 7ft 3in

£160

thermatex.co.uk

Thermatex Duet rug

 

WeatherBeeta ComFiTec Premier Free Detach-A-Neck Medium

Specially designed to offer maximum freedom of movement, this cosy rug has a full-embrace design for a huggable fit, while the memory foam wither pad contours to your horse’s shape and lifts the rug off his neck. It’s made from super-strong 1,200 denier fabric that’s waterproof and breathable, with 220g of filling. Other features include cupped shoulder darts, a full-wrap tail flap, reflective inserts and elasticated leg straps.

5ft 6in – 7ft 3in

£144.99

weatherbeeta.co.uk

WeatherBeeta ComFiTec Premier Free Detach-A-Neck Medium

 

 

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