Whether you are new to riding or are just looking to update your gear, our list of horse riding essentials will ensure you don't miss anything important! All sourced from reputable brands, our extensive range of rider clothing and accessories includes jodhpurs, half chaps, riding hats, boots and more.

1. Jodhpurs/Breeches

Comfortable and practical, jodhpurs are an essential item of clothing for horse riders that are great to wear whilst out riding, in the yard or for casual wear. All of our breeches are stylish, smart and practical, made from durable mateirals that hold up well to regular use.

If you’re looking for the ‘wow’ factor then the Sarah-Jane Silicone Breeches are for you. Designed to make an impact, these breeches deliver both style and performance. These stylish breeches have a full silicone seat in a unique Hy Signature honeycomb pattern. 

A sophisticated and elegant pair of high waisted breeches, the HyFASHION Kensington Ladies Breeches are designed to help support your core for a comfortable ride. Boasting 4-way stretch breathable fabric for extra movability and comfort. These breeches also offer extra grip with a modern technical silicone seat, providing extra security for the active rider.

2. Riding Jacket

Stay comfortable, warm and visible with our range of riding jackets. The perfect outdoor layer for use across all seasons, our jackets are made with those dark mornings and evenings in mind, featuring distinctive fluorescent markings and machine-washable designs.

The HyVIZ Reflective Riding Gilet is ideal for an evening horse ride as this garment provides all-round visibility and comes with a wind-resistant and fully breathable design. If you are looking for something warmer then the HyFASHION London Edition Sports Fleece Jacket is ideal. This dynamic zip-up jacket features zip pockets with a reflective strip on either side, black piping around the sleeves and a peach mesh panel on the back to allow airflow.

3. Riding Boots

Our selection of stylish and practical riding boots are available in either long or short styles for different occasions. Whether you're working in the yard or in the saddle all day, you'll benefit from full waterproof protection and breathability with our range of riding boots. The Kanyon Clydesdale Women's Leather Country Boots are handmade from only the finest grade materials, offering you everything you need from a good riding boot. 

Gallop Equestrian's bestselling Classic Jodhpur Chelsea-style Boots are a stylish and practical choice of footwear for horse riders. Made from a quality leather upper with an elasticated gusset for a good fit around any foot shape, they also come with an anti-slip sole and provide both comfort and practicality to the user.

4. Riding Gloves

Be comfortable in the saddle with our range of riding gloves for adults and children. Designed with pimple palm grips, these gloves will keep your hands warm on the chilliest days. The Hy5 Magic Riding Gloves can magically stretch to fit any size of hands. They also feature pimple palm grips and won't restrict your usual daily activities outdoors in any way.

5. Riding Hats

An essential piece of riding equipment, our choice of riding hats are made to the highest quality, making sure that you are kept safe whilst out riding. The Chelsea Air Flow Pro Suedette Riding Hat offers maximum protection and comfort with its slim, elegant profile, lightweight and fully ventilated inner. The helmet has a quick-drying, wicking, padded liner that can be removed for washing. This riding hat is perfect for all equestrian disciplines. 

6. Back Protector

Keeping protected whilst horse riding is of utmost importance, and our range of body protectors will ensure that they keep you comfortable and well protected in the saddle, whilst giving a secure fit that doesn't restrict your movements. The Champion Titanium Ti22 Body Protector is a unisex flexible segmented style body protector with military-grade outer mesh, ultra-lightweight foam and cool feel titanium coloured inner lining.

7. Half Chaps

Perfectly sculpting your legs to give you the best fit and additional comfort, our range of stylish half chaps are easy to wear, and are available in different sizes to give you the best fit. The HyLAND Synthetic Nubuck Chaps are the perfect chap for every day wear as they feature an elasticated calf for a comfortable secure fit. Additional padding around the inner calf for protection whilst in the saddle and a strong YKK zip closure on the outside. With elasticated stirrups and a button popper to secure the zip in place.

8. Riding Socks

Our selection of high performance riding socks are designed with comfort, breathability and practicality in mind. Whether you're an everyday rider or you partake in professional events, foot comfort begins with the right socks. You'll find a range of sleek, well designed and antibacterial socks in a range of clever designs to keep your feet feeling great throughout the day.  

Set off the active look with the bright and colourful sock range from Hy Sport Active. Designed to match the rest of the Hy Sport Active range, these socks not only look good – they perform well too. The anti-bacterial, moisture-wicking properties ensure feet remain comfortable when under pressure, allowing for breathability to promote ultimate comfort.

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Post By Rosie Burnman